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PG&E Identifies 8 Electrical Failures in North Bay Firestorm

PG&E Identifies 8 Electrical Failures in North Bay Firestorm

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials revealed Monday that they have officially notified state regulators of eight separate electric equipment failures in the recent North Bay firestorm – but declined to detail what triggered... Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

An NBC Bay Area investigative series into the misuse of school officers is being honored with a prestigious Peabody Award. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 16, 2017
3 Former Tesla Factory Workers Allege Racial Discrimination

3 Former Tesla Factory Workers Allege Racial Discrimination

In a new lawsuit filed Monday, three former Tesla workers, all African American men, claim coworkers and in some cases, supervisors, routinely called them the N-word. Earlier this year the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed a... Read More

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Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Workers Continue to Harvest Grapes Despite Unhealthy Air

Workers Continue to Harvest Grapes Despite Unhealthy Air

The state’s worker safety agency issued a worker safety advisory late Friday after NBC Bay Area took video of workers harvesting grapes at The Robert Mondavi vineyard in the fire-torn Napa Valley, some without any protection... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
CPUC Launches PG&E Probe in Wake of North Bay Firestorm

CPUC Launches PG&E Probe in Wake of North Bay Firestorm

The state’s Public Utilities Commission has launched a probe into PG&E’S vegetation management and maintenance practices in the wake of the deadly firestorm in the North Bay. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world to investigate solutions to California’s water crisis. Sr. Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock found that in Israel they faced a similar crisis eight years ago,... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Why Sonoma County Officials Decided Not to Send Mass Alert

Why Sonoma County Officials Decided Not to Send Mass Alert

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit asks why Sonoma County never activated a mass cellphone alert that could have warned hundreds of thousands of people throughout the community to evacuate their homes during Monday’s deadly fires.... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Wine Country Fires: A Timeline of Fire Dispatch Calls

Wine Country Fires: A Timeline of Fire Dispatch Calls

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit dug through fire dispatch records in search of clues about what caused the fires that broke out in Sonoma and Napa counties on Sunday, Oct. 8. The recordings reveal numerous reports of downed... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
Woman Says Massage Therapist Battered Her, Kept Practicing

Woman Says Massage Therapist Battered Her, Kept Practicing

A Greenbrae woman says her massage therapist touched her inappropriately, and despite her complaints to the California Massage Therapy council, he remained certified and working for two years before another woman’s complaint led to... Read More

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Friday, Oct 6, 2017
Judge Finds 'Egregious' Safety Lapses in BART Worker Deaths

Judge Finds 'Egregious' Safety Lapses in BART Worker Deaths

A state regulatory judge wants BART fined and put on safety probation for “serious and egregious” safety lapses in the deaths of two track workers in Walnut Creek back in October 2013. Read More

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