A veteran airline pilot and former National Transportation Safety Board investigator is questioning the crush of critical information released by the NTSB hours after Asiana flight 214 crash-landed at the San... Read More
The Investigative Unit goes undercover to show Bay Area limo companies operating without active licenses and under-reporting passenger numbers, avoiding more rigorous safety inspections. Read More
All access. It’s a perk often too tempting for some pet owners to resist. That’s why Canine Companions for Independence has launched a petition urging federal regulators to block the online sale of fake service dog... Read More
In the wake of an NBC Bay Area Investigative report, Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D-San Jose), fired off a two-page letter to PUC President Michael Peevey that stated “the sheer number and length of your trips... Read More
In California it’s perfectly legal, but does that make it right? The Investigative Unit examines the free travel CPUC president Michael Peevey has accepted from nonprofits and special interest Read More
A Santa Clara County advisory group is focusing on restaurant scoring systems in San Diego and Sacramento as possible templates to grade restaurants in Silicon Valley Read More
A key California lawmaker is calling for new legislation that would require safety education for first-time boaters. This comes after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed that California has the second highest rate of... Read More
Thousands of Californians, including residents of the Bay Area, must wait up to four times as long as normal to get their day in court. Read More
A new piece of federal legislation could give the public a more accurate picture of how often crime occurs aboard cruise ships. Read More
A proposal in Sacramento to change state law to monitor, regulate and track every well that uses hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has moved closer to becoming state law. The Bill, titled SB4, was introduced by State... Read More
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