The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found patrons across San Francisco are kept in the dark about potentially dangerous health violations at certain restaurants because of a decade-old policy within San Francisco’s Department... Read More
A six-month investigation found nearly 70,000 guns were lost or stolen in California over the last half-decade and many of those same guns were later used to commit other crimes. That’s about 34 guns every day that are stolen from... Read More
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday proposed a fine against a government contractor after it found the company deliberately falsified soil samples at a superfund site in San Francisco that’s slated for... Read More
Sweeping changes governing the use of police officers at dozens of South Bay schools will go into effect this year after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed students were being left with criminal records for what many describe... Read More
A California high court tells a South Bay pot shop it's time to pay up. This comes more than a year after an Investigative Unit series on Medimarts and other marijuana dispensaries in San Jose. Read More
An upcoming change in San Francisco law, which threatened to lodge serious fines against home-sharing websites like Airbnb and Craigslist, is now officially on hold pending the results of a lawsuit Airbnb recently filed against the... Read More
The popular home-sharing company Airbnb is suing San Francisco in order to block an upcoming change in law that could potentially put the online-based company, and other websites like it, on the hook for thousands of dollars... Read More
Palo Alto city officials are adding additional resources to a program designed to prevent teen deaths at railroad crossings. These changes follow a series of NBC Bay Area reports that found track guards sleeping, texting,... Read More
Whistleblowers from a Sysco food facility in Canada contacted the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit after seeing our reports about facilities in the U.S. to report concerns about food handling practices in Saskatoon. Read More
A Union Pacific employee was arraigned Tuesday on felony negligence charges for his role in a fatal crash at a Gilroy railroad crossing last year. Read More
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