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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Metal shredder residue would be the single biggest hazardous waste stream in the state—if the state’s toxics regulators classified all of it that way. Why the Department of Toxic Substances Control has failed to do so is... Read More
San Francisco 49ers' All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith and his former teammate, Delanie Walker, are facing another lawsuit stemming from a 2012 house party that Smith hosted at his San Jose home. The plaintiff in the lawsuit,... Read More
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