Holding the powerful accountable

SEND TIPS 888-996-8477

Investigations
Dec 22, 2014 Share
Big Changes for California Day Care Oversight

Big Changes for California Day Care Oversight

In response to a joint investigation between the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit and the Center for Investigative Reporting which exposed CA’s weak system for day care inspections, state lawmakers have enacted major reforms... Read More

Investigations
Dec 23, 2014 Share
Gov. Brown Appoints New President of CPUC

Gov. Brown Appoints New President of CPUC

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a new president of the California Public Utilities Commission as well as a new commissioner on the embattled panel, which has recently dealt with allegations of corruption over its dealings with... Read More

Investigations
Dec 22, 2014 Share
More PG&E Emails Suggest Violation of Rules

More PG&E Emails Suggest Violation of Rules

PG&E on Monday released 12 email chains that company representatives say could reflect past violations of rules governing communications to and from the California Public Utilities Commission. This comes after a release of... Read More

Investigations
Dec 18, 2014
CPUC President Exits in Controversy

CPUC President Exits in Controversy

California Public Utilities President Michael Peevey leaves office today amid controversy over his relationship with PG&E, the major utility the PUC regulates. Read More

Michael Peevey's Legacy
Dec 18, 2014 Share
CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last Meeting

CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last Meeting

Colleagues compared Michael Peevey to President Franklin Roosevelt and the Pope in their farewell addresses to the longest serving president in CPUC history. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski continues his series... Read More

Michael Peevey's Legacy
Dec 18, 2014 Share
Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's Legacy

Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's Legacy

Michael Peevey will make his final statements from the president’s chair of the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, ending 12 years that conclude in the middle of one of the biggest scandals in the agency’s history.... Read More

Investigations
Dec 16, 2014 Share
Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputies Miss Court Appearances

Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputies Miss Court Appearances

An exclusive NBC Bay Area investigation discovered more problems with officers, deputies and patrolmen skipping out on traffic court responsibilities. Read More

Investigations
Dec 15, 2014 Share
Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over 911 Policy

Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over 911 Policy

Congresswoman Barbara Lee says access to medical treatment is critical at USPS facilities. She reached out to the postal service following a series of NBC Bay Area investigations into delayed medical treatment at the postal... Read More

Investigations
Dec 15, 2014 Share
San Bruno Asks PG&E to Release Emails

San Bruno Asks PG&E to Release Emails

San Bruno is asking the state to force Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to release tens of thousands of emails between the state's largest utility and state regulators. Read More

Investigations
Dec 15, 2014 Share
Legislation Makes Crime on Cruise Ships More Transparent

Legislation Makes Crime on Cruise Ships More Transparent

Pending legislation will require cruise lines to include closed FBI cases, open FBI investigations and alleged crimes in public reporting statistics. Previously, the law only required the public disclosure of crimes that the... Read More

Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay Area's community outreach and volunteering initiative. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out