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For nearly a decade fuel cell makers have benefited from subsidies doled out by a state-run program designed to support green technology. As the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first revealed, no company has benefited more... Read More
An NBC Bay Area undercover investigation reveals some of the guards the city is paying $22 an hour to watch the tracks are absent from their posts, asleep, and texting instead of watching for at-risk youth. Read More
The focus at Tuesday’s “Water Summit” was on developing new technology and innovation to solve the water crisis in California and improve drought resiliency across the country. More than 200 experts, scientists, policy makers... Read More
At a board meeting Wednesday night, district leaders at the San Mateo County Community College District updated “administrative procedures” that now state “when employees dine with business partners, vendors, donors or potential... Read More
The former foster mother of a medically fragile girl in the Santa Clara County foster system is questioning why the child was removed from her care and placed in a transitional home for men with her father, where she was found dead... Read More
Prime real estate or toxic mess? Hunters Point in San Francisco is one of the largest redevelopment projects in the Bay Area. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first revealed, Tetra Tech, the government contractor cleaning up the... Read More
A year after an NBC Bay Area investigation prompted Santa Clara authorities to pursue a man accused racking up tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills using his brother’s identity, a judge sentenced Gary Wayne Bogle to... Read More
Michael Picker, the new president of the California Public Utilities Commission, sat down with NBC Bay Area for his first in-depth television interview. Read More
The former Director of Consumer Protection in the CPUC speaks out to the Investigative Unit for the first time since retiring last fall. Read More
Publicly, PG&E has worked to build confidence in its commitment to safety and security, especially when it comes to securing the power grid. But an internal PG&E memo obtained by the Investigative Unit reveals contradictions... Read More
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