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Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

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Claims by critics, information from public agencies and a data analysis by the Investigative Unit show that fuel cells made by Sunnyvale-based Bloom Energy may not be performing as well as promised, sparking questions about... Read More

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Oct 20, 2014
I Unit Investigates: San Jose Fire Response Times

I Unit Investigates: San Jose Fire Response Times

A new audit of San Jose Fire Department reveals some reasons why firefighters are not meeting 911 response time goals. It comes after NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit exposed SJFD for reporting inaccurate data. Read More

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Oct 17, 2014 Share
SJCC Chancellor Misuses Her District Credit Card

SJCC Chancellor Misuses Her District Credit Card

The NBC Bay Area Investigative unit uncovers improper credit card use at a Community College District with a long history of questionable spending. Read More

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Oct 16, 2014 Share
FAA Rebuffs Congressmen on Bird Radar

FAA Rebuffs Congressmen on Bird Radar

The Federal Aviation Administration is now responding to a congressional inquiry asking why a potentially lifesaving technology has not been installed at airports throughout the nation. Read More

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Attorneys Suggest Evidence Isn’t Safe at CPUC

Attorneys Suggest Evidence Isn’t Safe at CPUC

In an internal memo, thirteen staff attorneys inform CPUC commissioners of their concerns that the agency has failed to take appropriate steps to preserve evidence. Read More

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Oct 13, 2014 Share
Contractor Submitted False Radiation Data at Hunters Point

Contractor Submitted False Radiation Data at Hunters Point

A Navy contractor in charge of cleaning up radiological contamination at Hunters Point in San Francisco admits in an internal April 2014 report that it submitted false soil sample data, claiming areas of the shipyard were free... Read More

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Oct 6, 2014 Share
Rideshare Drivers Told to Ignore Regulations

Rideshare Drivers Told to Ignore Regulations

Drivers for Uber and Lyft say their companies are telling them to ignore regulations. If they get caught, the drivers say the companies will pay the citation, which can cost several hundred dollars. Read More

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CPUC President Will Not Seek Reappointment

CPUC President Will Not Seek Reappointment

Michael Peevey said Thursday he will not seek reappointment to the California Public Utilities Commission, where he has served as president for 12 years. His decision to exit the agency comes amid criticism from lawmakers, ire from... Read More

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Sep 29, 2014 Share
Backlog at Palo Alto VA Hospital Has Vets Waiting

Backlog at Palo Alto VA Hospital Has Vets Waiting

Patient logs show that many veterans have to wait 6 months or longer for dental prosthetics. Read More

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Oct 3, 2014 Share
New Records Show More Charges in Bonus Points Controversy

New Records Show More Charges in Bonus Points Controversy

New internal documents obtained by the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit show the Director of Santa Clara County’s Department of Child Support Services charged more than just travel to his personal credit card to rack up... Read More

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