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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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