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Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

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Two former trainees of Fremont-based Beta Soft Systems say the staffing company handed them resumes with fabricated skills and work experience and instructed them to lie to prospective employers in job interviews Read More

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Sep 3, 2015 Share
Killed Inmate Wasn't Supposed to Be in Jail

Killed Inmate Wasn't Supposed to Be in Jail

Michael Tyree had fulfilled all five days of his short misdemeanor sentence when he was allegedly beat to death by three prison guards. Read More

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Sep 1, 2015 Share
Death at County Jail Now a Criminal Investigation

Death at County Jail Now a Criminal Investigation

A death at the Santa Clara County Jail has turned into a criminal investigation. Three correctional officers involved in the death have had search warrants issued at their homes. Read More

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Sep 1, 2015 Share
Inside California's Historic Bail Bonds Raid

Inside California's Historic Bail Bonds Raid

NBC Bay Area gets the inside story of the state's multi-year investigation into the bail bonds industry. Law enforcement says that bail bonds agents worked with informants inside the jail to reach potential customers before anyone... Read More

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Aug 31, 2015 Share
PG&E Fined for Safety Failures

PG&E Fined for Safety Failures

The CPUC fined PG&E $50,000 on Monday for failure to safely maintain Metcalf Substation in San Jose. Read More

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Aug 28, 2015 Share
Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Law enforcement is calling it a historic raid on the bail bonds industry in the Bay Area. So far, 18 bail bondsmen have been arrested and more arrests are expected. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit was first to learn of... Read More

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Aug 27, 2015
New CPUC President opens up to the NBC Bay Area

New CPUC President opens up to the NBC Bay Area

The California Public Utilities Commission remains under multiple criminal investigations. Digging out from scandal, controversy and the loss of credibility is the job of new commission president, Michael Picker. Read More

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Aug 27, 2015
Former Top CPUC Director

Former Top CPUC Director "Disgusted" by Behavior of Leadership

For more than a decade Richard Clark held one of the agency’s most critical positions in the California Public Utilities Commission. He sheds more light on the public controversy over cozy relationships some CPUC powerbrokers... Read More

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Aug 27, 2015
Internal Memo: PG&E 'Years' From Security Upgrades

Internal Memo: PG&E 'Years' From Security Upgrades

Publicly, PG&E has worked to build confidence in its commitment to safety and security, especially when it comes to securing the power grid. But an internal PG&E memo obtained by the Investigative Unit reveals contradictions... Read More

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Aug 24, 2015 Share
Lawmakers Criticize Low Bar for Green Energy Subsidy

Lawmakers Criticize Low Bar for Green Energy Subsidy

State assemblymen and environmentalists question standards for hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies benefiting private companies, including Silicon Valley fuel cell maker Bloom Energy. Read More

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