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Nov 21, 2014 Share
NBC Investigation Prompts Call for Hospital Reform

NBC Investigation Prompts Call for Hospital Reform

Consumer Watchdog called on Governor Jerry Brown and the California department of health to audit hospitals to find out how many medical mistakes actually occur in California hospitals. Read More

Investigations
Nov 21, 2014 Share
Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools

Many parents across the Bay Area have no idea what's happening near their children's schools, and often times schools don't know either. NBC Bay Area's Jenna Susko reports in a story that aired November 21, 2014 Read More

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Nov 20, 2014 Share
Critics Call for Investigation into PG&E Substation Security

Critics Call for Investigation into PG&E Substation Security

Critics say the California Public Utilities Commission has the power and responsibility to demand accountability from PG&E about the security of its critical electric substations. This comes after an NBC Bay Area undercover... Read More

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Nov 20, 2014 Share
NBC Bay Area Investigates: Immigration

NBC Bay Area Investigates: Immigration

As President Barack Obama announces the first major changes to immigration policy in years, we bring together some of the deep dives we took on the issue in the past. Read More

Investigations
Nov 19, 2014 Share
CA Hospitals Make Hundreds of Errors Every Year

CA Hospitals Make Hundreds of Errors Every Year

Medical mistakes, or “adverse events” are the leading cause of death in the US after heart attacks and cancer. Details about them are supposed to be public, but are difficult to find. Read More

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Nov 19, 2014 Share
MAP: Medical Errors in California Hospitals

MAP: Medical Errors in California Hospitals

Search the map for hospitals near you and see how many medical errors, or "adverse events" they've reported to the state. Read More

Investigations
Nov 17, 2014 Share
USPS Policy May Have Caused Deadly Delay

USPS Policy May Have Caused Deadly Delay

Most people know to call 911 in an emergency. But for employees of the United States Postal Service (USPS), the rules are different. An NBC Bay Area investigation has exposed police at the USPS that has contributed to critical time... Read More

Investigations
Nov 14, 2014 Share
Fracking Water Injected into Clean Aquifers

Fracking Water Injected into Clean Aquifers

In a time when California faces an historic drought, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has uncovered that state officials allowed oil and gas companies to pump billions of gallons of waste water into protected aquifers. Read More

Investigations
Nov 14, 2014 Share
MAP: 9 Fracking Wells That Dump Waste Water Into Clean Aquifers

MAP: 9 Fracking Wells That Dump Waste Water Into Clean Aquifers

The state admits that in nine wells, oil and gas companies were allowed to dump that water in protected aquifers that could have been used by people to drink or irrigate.

Michael Peevey's Legacy
Nov 12, 2014 Share
Utility Regulator in More Legal Trouble Over Emails?

Utility Regulator in More Legal Trouble Over Emails?

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has discovered that CPUC President Michael Peevey failed to file the state-required disclosure form detailing successful requests for money from PG&E. The Fair Political Practices Commission has... Read More

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