A group of social workers has filed a complaint with county officials alleging “toxic” conditions within the Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children’s Services are making it difficult to provide care to the community’s... Read More
Some of the world’s most majestic and mysterious creatures are being killed in the Bay Area. Cargo ships and barges are striking whales, including several endangered species, at levels believed to be much higher than what... Read More
A state law requires the agency in charge of oil and gas oversight to post on its website wells that have been fracked within 60 days, but NBC Bay Area Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock discovered that’s not always... Read More
A San Jose fire captain nearly died after a building collapsed on him, but the workers’ compensation system denied the medical treatments his doctor says he needed. The Investigative Unit learned his injury was captured on camera. Read More
A massive quake on the Hayward Fault would leave many East Bay communities without water to fight dozens of natural-gas sparked fires that experts say will be inevitable in its wake, an NBC Bay Area News investigation has found. Read More
Most Bay Area students attend a school that’s regularly patrolled by a campus police officer, but an NBC Bay Area investigation found many schools fail to outline even the most basic roles and responsibilities of those officers. Read More
Lack of water has forced East Palo Alto to freeze proposed developments that would provide jobs and help its residents economically. Critics of the system that resulted in the water shortage say it’s not by accident. Read More
For college athletes, mental health challenges can have lifelong consequences. A recent survey of 21,000 NCAA athletes found an increase in students reporting mental health problems. But the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit... Read More
In California nearly 70,000 firearms went missing or were stolen between 2010 and late 2015. Thousands of those were used in crimes, including robberies and homicides. Read More
Bay Area police departments use surveillance cameras to keep people safe. Access to security footage and photos is typically limited to law enforcement. But in Orinda, anyone can get their hands on millions of pictures of... Read More
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