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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Oakland Landlords Routinely Ignore Deadlines to Fix Homes

Oakland Landlords Routinely Ignore Deadlines to Fix Homes

An NBC Bay Area review of thousands of housing habitability complaints filed with the city of Oakland in 2016 revealed hundreds of health and safety violations. But Oakland code enforcement officers failed to follow up with 1 in 4... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Potential in Cannabis to Fight Opioid Epidemic: Researchers

Potential in Cannabis to Fight Opioid Epidemic: Researchers

Our country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. For a decade prescriptions for painkillers soared, creating a generation of people dependent on pills. While the nation scrambles to find replacements for pills, the NBC Bay Area... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Street Meat Sold in San Francisco Ends up in Restaurants

Street Meat Sold in San Francisco Ends up in Restaurants

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit went undercover to expose a bizarre bazaar on 7th Street and Market in San Francisco where emboldened shoplifters sell stolen goods including food and medicine, even as plain clothes San... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Veteran Loses Leg, Blames Bay Area Jail

Veteran Loses Leg, Blames Bay Area Jail

A 57-year-old veteran is suing Sonoma County for “negligence” after he says staff at the county jail delayed critical medical care, which left him nearly dead and wheelchair bound as an amputee. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
CA Levee Failure Could Contaminate Bay Area Drinking Water

CA Levee Failure Could Contaminate Bay Area Drinking Water

A five year survey released by the California Department of Water Resources reveals half of the levees that guard California cities from a major flood don’t meet modern standards, and if a levee were to break in the wrong place, it... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
BART Blames Regulators for Leaked Video in Worker Deaths

BART Blames Regulators for Leaked Video in Worker Deaths

Blaming state regulators for allegedly violating a court order, BART lawyers want a regulatory judge’s blessing to seek sanctions against the safety enforcement arm of the Public Utilities Commission that it believes provided... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
Airbnb & San Francisco Settle Nearly Year-Long Lawsuit

Airbnb & San Francisco Settle Nearly Year-Long Lawsuit

San Francisco is claiming victory after settling an 11-month lawsuit Airbnb filed against its hometown regarding the city’s ability to weed out illegal short-term rentals. Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017
Claims of High Radiation Level at New SF Construction Site

Claims of High Radiation Level at New SF Construction Site

More questions are looming about the cleanup of the Hunters Point Shipyard. A whistleblower is telling the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit that he detected radiological contamination on a part of the shipyard where he didn’t expect... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Apr 28, 2017
NBC Bay Area Evictions Investigation Leads to Public Hearing

NBC Bay Area Evictions Investigation Leads to Public Hearing

San Francisco city officials called a hearing Friday to address NBC Bay Area's investigation that uncovered what appears to be wide-spread abuse of the city's owner move-in eviction laws by landlords attempting to force out... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
Women Report Hidden Camera in Ladies Room at Fremont Company

Women Report Hidden Camera in Ladies Room at Fremont Company

Police interviewed exactly zero potential suspects after quality inspector Vien Hoang and a female colleague discovered a hidden camera recording videos of them in the ladies room at Elma Electronics. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Read More

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