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Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Jan 15, 2014 Share
Toxic Regulators Questioned at Senate Oversight Hearing

Toxic Regulators Questioned at Senate Oversight Hearing

Leaders at the Department of Toxic Substances Control answered tough questions from the Senate Environmental Quality Committee about permitting delays and an outdated hazardous waste tracking system. Vicky Nguyen reports in a story Read More

Investigations
Jan 15, 2014 Share
UberX Driver in Fatal Crash Had Record

UberX Driver in Fatal Crash Had Record

The UberX driver arrested for the vehicular manslaughter of a 6- year-old girl this New Years' Eve was convicted of reckless driving almost 10 years ago in Florida. Read More

Investigations
Jan 15, 2014 Share
NBC Bay Area Wins Big At NorCal RTNDA Awards

NBC Bay Area Wins Big At NorCal RTNDA Awards

The 32nd Annual Radio-Television News Directors Association of Northern California (NorCal RTNDA) awards were announced Wednesday and NBC Bay Area was the big winner in TV. NBC Bay Area received 6 awards, more than any other... Read More

Investigations
Jan 14, 2014 Share
Lyft Driver Allegedly Attacks Pedestrian

Lyft Driver Allegedly Attacks Pedestrian

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has obtained video that appears to show a Lyft driver punching a pedestrian. The video comes to light just weeks after a driver for Uber Technologies, another app-based car service, was involved... Read More

Investigations
Dec 23, 2013 Share
Best of NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit: 2013

Best of NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit: 2013

During the past year, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has produced more than 150 investigations that have changed laws, exposed safety issues and questioned decisions from top government officials.

Investigations
Dec 23, 2013
A Look Back: Questioning Pensions

A Look Back: Questioning Pensions

A judge won’t allow San Jose to implement pension cuts approved by voters. Last year, an NBC Bay Area investigative series examined the numbers behind the city’s retirement costs. Read More

Investigations
Dec 19, 2013 Share
San Jose Airport Audit Still Stuck in Red Tape

San Jose Airport Audit Still Stuck in Red Tape

Nearly four years after accusing the city of San Jose of illegally diverting funds, a highly critical FAA draft audit remains unfinished. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski follows a paper trail that exposes... Read More

Investigations
Dec 17, 2013 Share
Which CA City and County Workers Earn More than the President?

Which CA City and County Workers Earn More than the President?

Sky high salaries paid by for your tax dollars. The Investigative Unit reviewed the salaries of more than 500,000 local and county workers statewide to show you who’s earning big bucks in salary, overtime and bonuses. Read More

Investigations
Dec 17, 2013 Share
Regulators Criticized for Sims Fire in Redwood City

Regulators Criticized for Sims Fire in Redwood City

Tuesday morning’s fire at Sims Metal Management in Redwood City is the company’s second fire in five weeks. During a rare tour of the facility, NBC Bay Area questioned general manager Jim Banigan about the regulation of... Read More

Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Dec 16, 2013 Share
Toxics Department Vows to Improve Permitting Program

Toxics Department Vows to Improve Permitting Program

State toxics regulators addressed problems with their office of permitting on Monday—10 months after the Investigative Unit first raised questions about the way the department grants permits to hazardous waste facilities. Read More

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2013 National Press Club Award

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”

2013 Norcal Emmy Awards

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Specialty Assignment Report
“Beyond the Crash-Exposing Aviation Safety Issues in Wake of Asiana Flight 214 Crash”
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“Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State”
Investigative Report
“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”
On-Camera Talent-News Reporter
Tony Kovaleski
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Mark Villarreal
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Garvin Thomas

2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner

Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

2013 Mark Twain Award Winner

Best Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award

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

2012 Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award

Excellence in Journalism
"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"

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