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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
San Francisco Strip Club Patrons Allege Rip-Off

San Francisco Strip Club Patrons Allege Rip-Off

Police confirm at least four San Francisco strip clubs are under criminal investigation after more than 20 patrons filed reports against them, claiming the clubs ran up large, unauthorized charges on their credit or debit cards. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Millennium Attorneys Accuse Transbay Project of Cover-Up

Millennium Attorneys Accuse Transbay Project of Cover-Up

Attorneys for the Millennium Tower have filed legal papers accusing officials with the $2 billion Transbay transit project next to the sinking tower of covering up a “breach” of the $58 million protective wall between the... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Feb 6, 2017
SF Fails to Prosecute Some Landlords for Wrongful Evictions

SF Fails to Prosecute Some Landlords for Wrongful Evictions

In San Francisco, landlords can legally evict their tenants if they – or in some cases, their relatives – want to move into the home. A six-month NBC Bay Area investigation, however, exposed a lack of oversight that may be allowing... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Feb 3, 2017
Prof. Says God May be Responsible for Millennium Tower

Prof. Says God May be Responsible for Millennium Tower

The UC Berkeley professor who vouched that the Millennium Tower foundation met building codes now suggests failure of the now sinking building amounts to an act of God, not man. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Engineering Professor to Testify in Millennium Tower Hearing

Engineering Professor to Testify in Millennium Tower Hearing

A UC Berkeley structural engineering professor is expected to be the star witness Thursday at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors hearing on the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower building. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
Truckers Sue CA Again, Claiming Air Filter a Safety Risk

Truckers Sue CA Again, Claiming Air Filter a Safety Risk

A group of California trucking companies and others filed a lawsuit in Sacramento County against the state Air Resources Board for the second time, alleging diesel particulate filters cause truck fires. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jan 23, 2017
Judge Delays PG&E Sentence in San Bruno Explosion

Judge Delays PG&E Sentence in San Bruno Explosion

At an emotional sentencing hearing Monday, a woman recalled how she lost her husband, son and mother-in-law and her personal ordeal after the San Bruno explosion. Read More

Investigations
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

Investigations
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

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