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Monday, Aug 8, 2016
Orinda Surveillance Cameras Violate Privacy, Critics Say

Orinda Surveillance Cameras Violate Privacy, Critics Say

Bay Area police departments use surveillance cameras to keep people safe. Access to security footage and photos is typically limited to law enforcement. But in Orinda, anyone can get their hands on millions of pictures of... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Aug 7, 2016
SF Tries to Justify Restaurant Inspection 'Loophole'

SF Tries to Justify Restaurant Inspection 'Loophole'

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found patrons across San Francisco are kept in the dark about potentially dangerous health violations at certain restaurants because of a decade-old policy within San Francisco’s Department... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
Parents Can Do More to Prevent SIDS: Experts

Parents Can Do More to Prevent SIDS: Experts

A quarter-century after the “Back to Sleep” campaign dramatically reduced infant deaths, research shows parents are neglecting simple steps that could save young lives. About 3,500 babies die in their sleep each year from Sudden... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 5, 2016
Thousands of Stolen Guns In California Used in Later Crimes

Thousands of Stolen Guns In California Used in Later Crimes

A six-month investigation found nearly 70,000 guns were lost or stolen in California over the last half-decade and many of those same guns were later used to commit other crimes. That’s about 34 guns every day that are stolen from... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Feds Propose Fine Against Hunters Point Contractor

Feds Propose Fine Against Hunters Point Contractor

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday proposed a fine against a government contractor after it found the company deliberately falsified soil samples at a superfund site in San Francisco that’s slated for... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Investigative Unit Sparks Major Changes at South Bay Schools

Investigative Unit Sparks Major Changes at South Bay Schools

Sweeping changes governing the use of police officers at dozens of South Bay schools will go into effect this year after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed students were being left with criminal records for what many describe... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016
CA High Court Tells SJ Pot Shop to Pay Up

CA High Court Tells SJ Pot Shop to Pay Up

A California high court tells a South Bay pot shop it's time to pay up. This comes more than a year after an Investigative Unit series on Medimarts and other marijuana dispensaries in San Jose. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
SF Delays New Rental Law Pending Outcome of Airbnb Lawsuit

SF Delays New Rental Law Pending Outcome of Airbnb Lawsuit

An upcoming change in San Francisco law, which threatened to lodge serious fines against home-sharing websites like Airbnb and Craigslist, is now officially on hold pending the results of a lawsuit Airbnb recently filed against the... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jun 27, 2016
Airbnb Sues SF to Block Law Over 'Illegal' Rentals

Airbnb Sues SF to Block Law Over 'Illegal' Rentals

The popular home-sharing company Airbnb is suing San Francisco in order to block an upcoming change in law that could potentially put the online-based company, and other websites like it, on the hook for thousands of dollars... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016
Changes for Palo Alto Track Watch Program

Changes for Palo Alto Track Watch Program

Palo Alto city officials are adding additional resources to a program designed to prevent teen deaths at railroad crossings. These changes follow a series of NBC Bay Area reports that found track guards sleeping, texting,... Read More

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