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
Search the map for hospitals near you and see how many medical errors, or "adverse events" they've reported to the state. Read More
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
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
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.
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
Tens of thousands of children, traveling alone, have fled to the United States since March, fleeing drugs, gangs, prostitution and threats of death. Read More
In the midst of California’s epic drought, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has uncovered trespassing marijuana farmers stealing massive amounts of water meant for public lands. Read More
Contra Costa County's elections website was down Tuesday due to a problem with a web hosting company that is affecting a number of counties nationwide. Read More
A spike in immigration from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras is creating a humanitarian crisis at the border. Read More
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