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Critical Delays: Broken USPS 911 Policy
Feb 25, 2015 Share
USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

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

Investigations
Feb 23, 2015 Share
OSHA Investigator Blows Whistle on Own Agency

OSHA Investigator Blows Whistle on Own Agency

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

Investigations
Feb 20, 2015 Share
Private Health Info Lost, Law Provides No Recourse

Private Health Info Lost, Law Provides No Recourse

Laws protect the privacy of your health information, but when businesses leak that data, it’s difficult to hold them accountable. Read More

Investigations
Feb 19, 2015 Share
Some Pot Shops Owe Millions in Unpaid Taxes

Some Pot Shops Owe Millions in Unpaid Taxes

Some San Jose medical marijuana businesses owe the city more than $2.1 million in unpaid taxes. Read More

Investigations
Feb 16, 2015 Share
Medical Marijuana is Already Recreational, Say Insiders

Medical Marijuana is Already Recreational, Say Insiders

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

Investigations
Feb 13, 2015 Share
California's Wage Theft Problem

California's Wage Theft Problem

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

Investigations
Feb 16, 2015 Share
Database: Top 100 California Companies by Wage Claims

Database: Top 100 California Companies by Wage Claims

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

Investigations
Feb 12, 2015 Share
FDA Inspects Fraction of Umbilical Cord Blood Banks

FDA Inspects Fraction of Umbilical Cord Blood Banks

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

Investigations
Feb 12, 2015
NBC Bay Area Investigates Michael Peevey and PG&E

NBC Bay Area Investigates Michael Peevey and PG&E

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

Investigations
Feb 5, 2015 Share
List of Wastewater Wells Dumping into Aquifers Grows

List of Wastewater Wells Dumping into Aquifers Grows

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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