A doctor diagnosed Mario Guzman with the flu and also treated him for what was thought to be a sprained ankle, but those symptoms were related to a common bacterial infection. By the time Guzman went to the ER he was in septic... Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation discovered pay outs on 45 different lawsuits filed against the State of California involving 51 CHP officers, 35 of whom were still on the payroll through 2015 Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation into the illegal use of short-term rental platforms In San Francisco found dozens of ads for hostel-like accommodations on websites such as Airbnb, VRBO and Craigslist. Many appeared to be in violation Read More
With rent prices soaring, more and more San Francisco residents are looking to earn some extra cash by renting out their homes to tourists through websites like Airbnb and Craigslist. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative... Read More
The Environmental Protection Agency has established a new lifetime health advisory for toxic chemicals in drinking water. The chemicals are perfluorinated compounds called PFOA and PFOS, which are linked to cancer. Read More
Firefighters keep life-saving fire foam on standby at airports in case there’s a crash. For decades, the Army, Navy and Air Force trained with foam at military bases across the country. But now the government is concerned... Read More
San Francisco diners can log onto the city’s website to check inspection records for restaurants across the city, but the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit discovered a “loophole” that allows some restaurants to wipe away their dirty... Read More
An NBC Bay Area analysis of projects funded by California’s $7.5 billion water bond found little high-tech, innovative projects that some say are needed to upgrade the State’s aging water infrastructure. Read More
State and federal laws have helped end the stigma of mental illness, but thousands of Californians are still facing roadblocks to care. An NBC Bay Area review of state data finds health plans and insurers are improperly denying... Read More
Tens of thousands of mistakes delay payment, and in some cases, prevent payment of wages to hundreds of health workers employed through California’s In-Home Support Services (IHSS) system. Read More
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