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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Dozens of Wells Fargo Workers Filed Whistleblower Complaints

Dozens of Wells Fargo Workers Filed Whistleblower Complaints

Employees raised their hands when they noticed something wasn’t right at Wells Fargo, and say the company fired them because of it. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned dozens of Wells Fargo employees filed retaliation... Read More

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Monday, Nov 21, 2016
Bay Area Families Going into Debt to Pay Jail Phone Fees

Bay Area Families Going into Debt to Pay Jail Phone Fees

Four Bay Area Counties face lawsuits over phone fees charged to inmate families claiming the charges are "unfair and excessive." Research shows one in three families goes into debt to maintain contact with a loved one behind bars. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Nov 21, 2016
EPA Administrator Defends Plan for Drinking Water

EPA Administrator Defends Plan for Drinking Water

After NBC Bay Area reported last week that an EPA emergency action plan would accept levels of radiation in water that are thousands of times higher than current limits, the head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, says the proposal... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
Santa Clara Mayor Wants Answers on Levi's Stadium Lights

Santa Clara Mayor Wants Answers on Levi's Stadium Lights

In the midst of a fiery dispute between Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and the San Francisco 49ers over the management of Levi’s Stadium, NBC Bay Area has uncovered yet another incident where the arena’s lights and bright... Read More

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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
Judge Orders SF to Hold Off on Airbnb Fines and Penalties

Judge Orders SF to Hold Off on Airbnb Fines and Penalties

A federal judge has ordered San Francisco to hold off on issuing any fines or criminal penalties to home-sharing companies, including Airbnb. The decision came during a hearing Thursday morning and stems from an ongoing lawsuit... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Workers' Comp Doctors Feel Targeted in Fight Against Fraud

Workers' Comp Doctors Feel Targeted in Fight Against Fraud

The estimated cost of fraud in California's workers' comp system is bigger than some countries' budgets. With the help of insurance companies, law enforcement is stepping up its attack on cheaters. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Major Changes Could Impact 'Tech Bus' Riders

Major Changes Could Impact 'Tech Bus' Riders

Roughly 8,500 people in San Francisco catch a ride to work on one of those so-called “tech buses” – private commuter shuttles that transport employees to work daily. If you’re among them, get ready – your commute could soon... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Nov 14, 2016
EPA's New Emergency Plan for Drinking Water Concerns Many

EPA's New Emergency Plan for Drinking Water Concerns Many

NBC Bay Area compares the proposed levels for radioactive elements in drinking water after a nuclear event or accident and found levels thousands of times higher than current federal law allows. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Nov 11, 2016
Fire Capt. Being Ousted Over Sexist, Racist Remarks

Fire Capt. Being Ousted Over Sexist, Racist Remarks

The San Francisco Fire Department is moving to dismiss veteran captain who had commanded an elite rescue dive team on charges he made sexist and racist remarks and made inappropriate contact with women firefighters, NBC Bay... Read More

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Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
SF Landlords May Have Wrongfully Evicted Hundreds of Tenants

SF Landlords May Have Wrongfully Evicted Hundreds of Tenants

More than 8,000 people in San Francisco have been evicted from their homes over the past four years, but hundreds of those residents may have been wrongfully evicted, according to an analysis by the NBC Bay Area Investigative... Read More

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