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Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Aug 7, 2014 Share
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Investigation Finds "Major Problems" in CA Toxics Dept.

The Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes investigation finds problems inside the state’s toxics regulator more than a year after NBC Bay Area and a watchdog organization first exposed department-wide Read More

Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Aug 7, 2014 Share
Timeline:The Unraveling of CA's Toxics Regulator

Timeline:The Unraveling of CA's Toxics Regulator

In the year and a half since NBC Bay Area News first launched Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State, the Department of Toxic Substances Control has faced serious scrutiny from lawmakers, auditors, ethics investigators, and... Read More

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Aug 6, 2014 Share
SJC Wanted to Keep Airport Security Breach Quiet

SJC Wanted to Keep Airport Security Breach Quiet

Transportation Security Officials had known about the airport security breach for 15 hours, but neither the airport nor the TSA planned to disclose this information to the public. Read More

Investigations
Aug 5, 2014 Share
Is Fedex Responsible For This Accident?

Is Fedex Responsible For This Accident?

FedEx Ground and its subsidiary FedEx SmartPost uses third party contractors exclusively to deliver packages. The company says it vets all of its independent contractors, but as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has... Read More

Investigations
Aug 5, 2014 Share
Peninsula Restaurants To Get Placards?

Peninsula Restaurants To Get Placards?

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors responded on Tuesday to a grand jury report that calls for a placarding or scoring system for restaurants. It comes a year after the Investigative Unit exposed Peninsula... Read More

Investigations
Aug 5, 2014 Share
Stowaway Arrested at LAX After Boarding Flight from SJC

Stowaway Arrested at LAX After Boarding Flight from SJC

A woman who tried unsuccessfully several times to stowaway aboard planes at San Francisco International Airport has breached security at another Bay Area airport. This time the plane took off with her on board. Read More

Investigations
Aug 4, 2014 Share
Oakland Housing Authority May See Stricter Travel Rules

Oakland Housing Authority May See Stricter Travel Rules

The Oakland Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners may vote on a budget Monday that would include new limits on commissioners’ travel funds; it comes after the Investigative Unit exposed double-dipping and unexplained... Read More

Investigations
Jul 30, 2014 Share
South Bay Businessman Pleads No Contest to Felony Charges

South Bay Businessman Pleads No Contest to Felony Charges

South Bay auto dealer Ron Battistella could face 5 to 16 years in a California prison after pleading no contest yesterday to nine felony counts of grand theft, securities fraud and for selling unqualified securities. Read More

Investigations
Aug 21, 2014 Share
Timeline: How A South Bay Car Dealer Went to Jail

Timeline: How A South Bay Car Dealer Went to Jail

NBC Bay Area has been covering Ron Battistella for two years. What started out as an investigation into a questionable sale turned out to be a much bigger story. Read More

Investigations
Jul 29, 2014 Share
Navy Finds Radiation in Treasure Island Home

Navy Finds Radiation in Treasure Island Home

For years the Navy has denied the presence of radiological contaminants on the former naval shipyard and only recently acknowledged that parts of Treasure Island are “radiologically impacted.” Read More

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