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Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Incentive Money for Fuel Cell Makers May End

Incentive Money for Fuel Cell Makers May End

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

Investigations
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Accusation: Guards Sleep, Text, Masturbate, Abandon Post

Accusation: Guards Sleep, Text, Masturbate, Abandon Post

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

Investigations
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
White House Water Summit Highlights Israeli/Calif. Innovation

White House Water Summit Highlights Israeli/Calif. Innovation

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

Investigations
Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
Community College District Says OK to Buy Booze with Public Money

Community College District Says OK to Buy Booze with Public Money

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

Investigations
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016
Foster Mom Warned Agency Before Child's Death in Halfway House

Foster Mom Warned Agency Before Child's Death in Halfway House

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

Investigations
Thursday, Mar 10, 2016
Worker Claims Supervisors Ordered Him to Hide Radiation

Worker Claims Supervisors Ordered Him to Hide Radiation

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

Investigations
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016
Victim of Medical ID Theft Says Brother Should be in Prison

Victim of Medical ID Theft Says Brother Should be in Prison

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

Investigations
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015
New CPUC President Says Position 'Most Frustrating Job' He's Had

New CPUC President Says Position 'Most Frustrating Job' He's Had

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

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015
Former Top CPUC Director

Former Top CPUC Director "Disgusted" by Behavior of Leadership

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

Substation Security
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Internal Memo: PG&E Years Away from Substation Security

Internal Memo: PG&E Years Away from Substation Security

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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