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Response to Power Station Attack Criticized

Response to Power Station Attack Criticized

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Members of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office who responded to a major attack on San Jose’s Metcalf substation last year are now speaking out about what they call botched decisions in the hours following the incident. They say Read More

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Aug 27, 2014 Share
New Security Breach at Metcalf Substation

New Security Breach at Metcalf Substation

The electrical substation suffered a sniper attack in April 2013. Now someone has stolen construction equipment from the site. PG&E is asking the public for help. Read More

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Aug 21, 2014 Share
Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

California has just made a major change in the way sexual assault allegations are investigated in the state military department. On Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that requires sexual assault cases to be investigated... Read More

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Aug 21, 2014 Share
Boater Safety Bill Passes

Boater Safety Bill Passes

A bill aimed at improving safety on California waterways passed the state Senate Thursday and is headed to the Governor’s desk. Read More

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Apr 25, 2014 Share
Legislation Tackles Sex Assault in CA Nat'l Guard

Legislation Tackles Sex Assault in CA Nat'l Guard

Sen. Alex Padilla's bill would require military rape cases to be investigated by outside law enforcement, not the military chain of command. The legislation sailed through the Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday. This follows the Read More

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Aug 20, 2014 Share
Navy Finds More Radiation in Treasure Island Homes

Navy Finds More Radiation in Treasure Island Homes

The Navy found elevated levels of radiation in or near three residential housing units on the former naval station and nuclear decontamination training center. Investigative Reporter Vicky Nguyen continues her coverage of Treasure... Read More

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Aug 19, 2014 Share
Some Restaurants Still Confused About Law

Some Restaurants Still Confused About Law

After the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed a broken restaurant inspection system last year, the county has revamped its website and passed a new scoring system. Yet some Silicon Valley restaurants are still confused... Read More

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Aug 14, 2014 Share
Housing Authority Audit Calls for More Oversight

Housing Authority Audit Calls for More Oversight

An internal audit by the Oakland Housing Authority calls for more oversight and better documentation of commissioner travel. It comes after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed some questionable trips and double dipping. Read More

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Aug 12, 2014 Share
Whistleblowers Allege Illegal Quotas at Palo Alto PD

Whistleblowers Allege Illegal Quotas at Palo Alto PD

Members of a Bay Area police agency say the leadership at their department is choosing public image over public safety. Read More

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Aug 12, 2014 Share
Investigation Confirms That SamTrans Mishandled Public Funds

Investigation Confirms That SamTrans Mishandled Public Funds

A yearlong investigation into the accounting practices at the San Mateo County transit district confirmed that roughly $2.5 million of public money was badly mismanaged, but did not find evidence of criminal conduct. Read More

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