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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
SF Restaurants With Poor Health Ratings Can Buy 2nd Chances

SF Restaurants With Poor Health Ratings Can Buy 2nd Chances

San Francisco is testing out a new program that could change the way health inspectors grade restaurants throughout the city. The pilot program allows poorly-rated restaurants to purchase an “inspection do-over” in hopes... Read More

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Monday, Jan 23, 2017
911 Ambulance Response Meltdown Alarms SF Officials

911 Ambulance Response Meltdown Alarms SF Officials

NBC Bay Area’s investigative unit has uncovered a near complete 911 ambulance response meltdown in San Francisco that left at least five people with no ambulances to immediately take them to the hospital. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
State Director Responds to Workers’ Comp Criticism

State Director Responds to Workers’ Comp Criticism

Denied care, and desperate for help. Injured employees across California say they’re battling the workers’ compensation system for treatment their doctors say they need. Last year NBC Bay Area exposed cracks in the system. Now, the Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Software Snafu Delays BART's Warm Springs Station Project

Software Snafu Delays BART's Warm Springs Station Project

Software troubles could mean BART’s $900 million Warm Springs extension in Fremont will not be up and running until spring, officials acknowledge. Read More

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Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
EPA Issues New Emergency Guidelines for Radiation in Water

EPA Issues New Emergency Guidelines for Radiation in Water

The U.S. EPA says it’s trying to protect the health of Americans in case of a nuclear disaster, but environmentalists say the new guidelines issued Wednesday will allow for dangerous levels of radiation. Read More

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Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
City Fails to Follow Up on Millennium Tower Violations

City Fails to Follow Up on Millennium Tower Violations

Millennium Tower officials have until Friday to disclose whether they actually have a plan to deal with the high-rise’s sinking and tilting problem as well as justify their engineering conclusion that the high rise is safe. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jan 9, 2017
Oakland's Idled Fireboat Imperils City, Critics Say

Oakland's Idled Fireboat Imperils City, Critics Say

A key weapon in Oakland’s disaster response – the city’s fireboat – is the victim of neglect and budget cuts and its loss leaves the city largely defenseless when a major quake knocks out water mains. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Dec 23, 2016
Federal Prosecutors Investigating Wells Fargo

Federal Prosecutors Investigating Wells Fargo

Federal prosecutors in San Francisco are investigating Wells Fargo over its sales practices, and documents obtained by the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit reveal a former employee from the Napa Valley has been subpoenaed to provide... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jan 6, 2017
Millennium Owners Allege City Helped Developer Commit Fraud

Millennium Owners Allege City Helped Developer Commit Fraud

Twenty owners of units in the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower high-rise allege in a lawsuit filed Friday that San Francisco public officials knew about the building’s troubles and its repeated failure to alert homeowners... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
AC Transit Buses Accused of Blowing Through Red Lights

AC Transit Buses Accused of Blowing Through Red Lights

NBC Bay Area obtained AC Transit’s complaint database and found hundreds of accusations from members of the public that bus drivers are blowing through red lights and stop signs. A Berkeley man, who has made repeated reports to AC... Read More

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