The United States Postal Service changed its 911 policy at the Oakland mail processing facility after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed the rules that may have caused critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More
From airlines to pipelines, they are the workers on the front lines who speak up when they witness wrongdoing. An NBC Bay Area investigation reveals that the federal program designed to protect whistleblowers may be failing to meet... Read More
Laws protect the privacy of your health information, but when businesses leak that data, it’s difficult to hold them accountable. Read More
Some San Jose medical marijuana businesses owe the city more than $2.1 million in unpaid taxes. Read More
An NBC Bay Area hidden camera investigation reveals how easy it is to obtain a medical marijuana recommendation with little or no medical reason. With full legalization a near-term possibility, local leaders agree that medical... Read More
Since 2010, nearly a quarter billion dollars of wages did not get paid to California workers. The Investigative Unit uncovers this underground economy in the Bay Area and why even after the courts demand payment, the majority... Read More
Workers that believe they were unpaid for hours worked can make a claim with the California Department of Labor. This list is the top 100 California companies ranked by total amount awarded by the state. Read More
Storing umbilical cord blood in banks is a multibillion-dollar business. The FDA inspects an average of only 30 of more than 300 facilities registered to store umbilical cord blood each year. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter... Read More
When Michael Peevey left his position as the president of the California Public Utilities Commission, he did so with amid controversy. Many questioned his close relationship with utility giant PG&E. Read More
California’s water resources control board now says hundreds of injection wells used by the oil and gas industry have been dumping toxic wastewater for years into aquifers considered non-exempt, or off limits by the EPA. Read More
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