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Pets on Planes
Sep 30, 2013 Share
Food Giant Sysco Under USDA Investigation

Food Giant Sysco Under USDA Investigation

Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, is under a federal investigation by the USDA for its widespread practice of storing food headed to restaurants in unrefrigerated sheds. Lawmakers say NBC... Read More

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Sep 23, 2013 Share
Google Executives Globetrotting on Taxpayers' Dime

Google Executives Globetrotting on Taxpayers' Dime

A year-long examination of federal government documents shows that a company owned by the founders of Google has purchased millions of dollars’ worth of jet fuel at below-market prices from NASA and the Department of Read More

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Sep 20, 2013 Share
Gov. Brown Signs California's First Fracking Law

Gov. Brown Signs California's First Fracking Law

For the first time, California state law will directly oversee the controversial practice of fracking. Friday, Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law. Read More

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Sep 19, 2013 Share
Insiders Allege Fraudulent Accounting at SamTrans

Insiders Allege Fraudulent Accounting at SamTrans

Longtime former and current employees say they were asked to make changes to the San Mateo County Transit District’s financial records that they believe were illegal; they say SamTrans made up expenses to create the appearance... Read More

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Sep 18, 2013 Share
49ers' Aldon Smith Responds to Lawsuit Over 2012 Shooting

49ers' Aldon Smith Responds to Lawsuit Over 2012 Shooting

San Francisco 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith is defending himself against a civil suit following a shoot-out during a party at his home last summer. Read More

Investigations
Sep 17, 2013 Share
Federal Records Show History of Problems with Escape Slides

Federal Records Show History of Problems with Escape Slides

When passengers get on an airplane, they expect the evacuation slides to work—but the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash proved that sometimes that doesn’t happen. In the wake of the accident, the Investigative Unit dug deeper... Read More

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Sep 12, 2013 Share
California Fracking Law Has Huge Holes, Critics Argue

California Fracking Law Has Huge Holes, Critics Argue

Environmental critics say the California state law to directly regulate and track practice of fracking has huge holes in it and does not go far enough. Read More

Pets on Planes
Sep 10, 2013 Share
Sysco Employees: Food Sheds Used Throughout U.S., Canada

Sysco Employees: Food Sheds Used Throughout U.S., Canada

Employees of Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, shed light on the dirty and longstanding practices of storing food in outdoor, unrefrigerated sheds across the U.S. and Canada. Their testimonies to NBC Bay Area Read More

Investigations
Sep 9, 2013 Share
San Bruno Mayor Questions Aggressive Language by CPUC President

San Bruno Mayor Questions Aggressive Language by CPUC President

San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane speaks exclusively to the Investigative Unit about a tense December 2012 meeting between city leaders and Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey. City leaders said Peevey’s behavior reached a... Read More

Pets on Planes
Sep 6, 2013 Share
Sysco Regrets Storing Food in Sheds Throughout US and Canada

Sysco Regrets Storing Food in Sheds Throughout US and Canada

Sysco Corporation announced sweeping changes to its operations tonight that will improve food safety for millions of people who eat food provided by the world’s largest food distributor. Read More

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Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
 

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Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

 
2013 Mark Twain Award Winner
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"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"
 
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"Behind the Gates of the Guard"
 
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