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Jun 10, 2014 Share
Bay Area Police Miss Up to 20 Percent of Traffic Trials

Bay Area Police Miss Up to 20 Percent of Traffic Trials

An NBC Bay Area analysis showed varying levels of follow-through in Bay Area traffic violations. Some Bay Area law enforcement agencies are four times more likely to miss a traffic trial than others. Read More

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Jun 6, 2014 Share
@HiddenCash Guy Identified: Hidden No More

@HiddenCash Guy Identified: Hidden No More

Who’s the mystery man running the @HiddenCash craze? NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit identifies Jason Buzi, the man behind the money, and his reveals details about his past. Read More

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Jun 5, 2014 Share
SJSU Justice Studies Dept. to be Audited

SJSU Justice Studies Dept. to be Audited

San Jose State University President Mohammad Qayoumi calls in auditors from the California State University Chancellor’s Office to review contracts and financial transactions in San Jose State University’s Justice... Read More

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Jun 3, 2014 Share
DA Wants Stricter Rules for Rideshare Companies

DA Wants Stricter Rules for Rideshare Companies

This morning, Gascon’ office filed charges against an UberX driver who allegedly verbally assaulted a passenger last fall. Read More

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Jun 2, 2014 Share
Uber, Lyft and Sidecar Operate at SFO Illegally

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar Operate at SFO Illegally

Some say it's a "gray zone", but SF police say the law is clear: it is illegal to operate a ridesharing service at an airport without permits. Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are trying to change that. Read More

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May 29, 2014 Share
Election Day Tip Line

Election Day Tip Line

On this Election Day, voting problems aren't a matter of if, but when. Read More

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May 27, 2014 Share
Are Regulators Ignoring California's New Fracking Law?

Are Regulators Ignoring California's New Fracking Law?

Six months after a new law took effect to regulate fracking and other oil well stimulation, an NBC Bay Area News Investigation found more confusion than ever. Stephen Stock reports. Read More

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May 27, 2014
Map: Fracking in California

Map: Fracking in California

As of May 20th, 2014, the state government has failed to report dozens of hydraulic fracturing wells, leaving citizens in the dark. NBC Bay Area has mapped these wells, showing which ones are being reported by the state on... Read More

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May 21, 2014 Share
VTA Rehires One in Five Employees Fired

VTA Rehires One in Five Employees Fired

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority rehired nearly 22 percent of the bus and para-transit drivers, train operators, dispatchers and road and field supervisors it fired over the past Read More

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May 20, 2014 Share
CA Day Care Records

CA Day Care Records

NBC Bay Area teamed with the Center for Investigative Reporting to scan in paper records, analyze and post day care records for the largest and smallest counties in the Bay Area: Santa Clara County and Napa County. Read More

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”
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2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner

Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

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2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award

Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"

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