Sweeping changes governing the use of police officers at dozens of South Bay schools will go into effect this year after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed students were being left with criminal records for what many describe... Read More
A California high court tells a South Bay pot shop it's time to pay up. This comes more than a year after an Investigative Unit series on Medimarts and other marijuana dispensaries in San Jose. Read More
An upcoming change in San Francisco law, which threatened to lodge serious fines against home-sharing websites like Airbnb and Craigslist, is now officially on hold pending the results of a lawsuit Airbnb recently filed against the... Read More
The popular home-sharing company Airbnb is suing San Francisco in order to block an upcoming change in law that could potentially put the online-based company, and other websites like it, on the hook for thousands of dollars... Read More
Palo Alto city officials are adding additional resources to a program designed to prevent teen deaths at railroad crossings. These changes follow a series of NBC Bay Area reports that found track guards sleeping, texting,... Read More
Whistleblowers from a Sysco food facility in Canada contacted the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit after seeing our reports about facilities in the U.S. to report concerns about food handling practices in Saskatoon. Read More
A Union Pacific employee was arraigned Tuesday on felony negligence charges for his role in a fatal crash at a Gilroy railroad crossing last year. Read More
The founder of the Oakland-based 1000 Mothers announced Wednesday the availability of a new free app for iPhone and Android that will allow users to notify help whenever a dangerous situation arises on inner city streets. Read More
A six-month NBC Bay Area investigation found a growing economic disparity between different areas of Oakland. It’s a gap that research scientists say is contributing to continuing violent crime in some parts of the city. Read More
The process of booking someone else’s home for a quick trip – or even renting out your own place on a short-term basis – could soon change dramatically in San Francisco. Read More
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