Holding the powerful accountable

SEND TIPS 888-996-8477

Investigations
Aug 12, 2014 Share
Whistleblowers Allege Illegal Quotas at Palo Alto PD

Whistleblowers Allege Illegal Quotas at Palo Alto PD

Members of a Bay Area police agency say the leadership at their department is choosing public image over public safety. Read More

Investigations
Aug 12, 2014 Share
Investigation Confirms That SamTrans Mishandled Public Funds

Investigation Confirms That SamTrans Mishandled Public Funds

A yearlong investigation into the accounting practices at the San Mateo County transit district confirmed that roughly $2.5 million of public money was badly mismanaged, but did not find evidence of criminal conduct. Read More

Investigations
Aug 8, 2014 Share
Stanford Investigation Finds Title IX Violations

Stanford Investigation Finds Title IX Violations

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned that after a Title IX investigation into reports of sexual harassment against several Stanford University Softball Players, a sports performance coach is no longer with... Read More

Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Aug 7, 2014 Share
Investigation Finds

Investigation Finds "Major Problems" in CA Toxics Dept.

The Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes investigation finds problems inside the state’s toxics regulator more than a year after NBC Bay Area and a watchdog organization first exposed department-wide Read More

Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Aug 7, 2014 Share
Timeline:The Unraveling of CA's Toxics Regulator

Timeline:The Unraveling of CA's Toxics Regulator

In the year and a half since NBC Bay Area News first launched Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State, the Department of Toxic Substances Control has faced serious scrutiny from lawmakers, auditors, ethics investigators, and... Read More

Investigations
Aug 6, 2014 Share
SJC Wanted to Keep Airport Security Breach Quiet

SJC Wanted to Keep Airport Security Breach Quiet

Transportation Security Officials had known about the airport security breach for 15 hours, but neither the airport nor the TSA planned to disclose this information to the public. Read More

Investigations
Aug 5, 2014 Share
Is Fedex Responsible For This Accident?

Is Fedex Responsible For This Accident?

FedEx Ground and its subsidiary FedEx SmartPost uses third party contractors exclusively to deliver packages. The company says it vets all of its independent contractors, but as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has... Read More

Investigations
Aug 5, 2014 Share
Peninsula Restaurants To Get Placards?

Peninsula Restaurants To Get Placards?

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors responded on Tuesday to a grand jury report that calls for a placarding or scoring system for restaurants. It comes a year after the Investigative Unit exposed Peninsula... Read More

Investigations
Aug 5, 2014 Share
Stowaway Arrested at LAX After Boarding Flight from SJC

Stowaway Arrested at LAX After Boarding Flight from SJC

A woman who tried unsuccessfully several times to stowaway aboard planes at San Francisco International Airport has breached security at another Bay Area airport. This time the plane took off with her on board. Read More

Investigations
Aug 4, 2014 Share
Oakland Housing Authority May See Stricter Travel Rules

Oakland Housing Authority May See Stricter Travel Rules

The Oakland Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners may vote on a budget Monday that would include new limits on commissioners’ travel funds; it comes after the Investigative Unit exposed double-dipping and unexplained... Read More

Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay Area's community outreach and volunteering initiative. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out