The popular home-sharing website Airbnb announced new enforcement measures on Thursday for some of its European users, which could impact consumers in the U.S., including those in the Bay Area. Airbnb promised to institute tighter... Read More
Injured on the job but denied care. That’s the reality for dozens of firefighters in San Jose. The Investigative Unit first uncovered this summer that the City had to step in when the company handling injury claims denied... Read More
San Francisco lawmakers voted on Tuesday to limit how often residents can rent out their homes on short-term rental websites like Airbnb or Home Away. Residents who would like to rent out their home to visitors on a short-term... Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned representatives from Airbnb and the city of San Francisco met privately in federal court Tuesday in hopes of settling a bitter lawsuit that has gone on for months. Read More
The Investigative Unit reviewed records from January 2015 to September 2016 and found more than 2,200 instances of a parolee disabling a GPS tracking device, and 500 parolees found guilty of doing it more than once. Read More
Employees raised their hands when they noticed something wasn’t right at Wells Fargo, and say the company fired them because of it. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned dozens of Wells Fargo employees filed retaliation... Read More
Four Bay Area Counties face lawsuits over phone fees charged to inmate families claiming the charges are "unfair and excessive." Research shows one in three families goes into debt to maintain contact with a loved one behind bars. Read More
After NBC Bay Area reported last week that an EPA emergency action plan would accept levels of radiation in water that are thousands of times higher than current limits, the head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, says the proposal... Read More
In the midst of a fiery dispute between Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and the San Francisco 49ers over the management of Levi’s Stadium, NBC Bay Area has uncovered yet another incident where the arena’s lights and bright... Read More
A federal judge has ordered San Francisco to hold off on issuing any fines or criminal penalties to home-sharing companies, including Airbnb. The decision came during a hearing Thursday morning and stems from an ongoing lawsuit... Read More
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