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Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 Share
Report: 1 in 4 U.S. Bridges Deficient in Some Way

Report: 1 in 4 U.S. Bridges Deficient in Some Way

Good, but not good enough. That’s the assessment announced Tuesday by U.S. Government Accountability Office about the state of the country’s bridges and highways. Read More

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Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 Share
Preliminary Report: Oil Leak Poses No Threat to Drinking Water

Preliminary Report: Oil Leak Poses No Threat to Drinking Water

Preliminary ground water testing found that a hazardous chemical leak at a Livermore oil field "does not pose a threat to water supply wells or groundwater resources in the area," according to a newly released county report... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 Share
Child Porn Statute Conflicts Leave Authorities Breaking Law

Child Porn Statute Conflicts Leave Authorities Breaking Law

Federal law and state law don’t always agree when it comes to the prosecution of child pornography. That conflict leaves some law enforcement officers violating their own laws. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has found... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 Share
County Leaders 'Appalled' at Response to Livermore Oil Leak

County Leaders 'Appalled' at Response to Livermore Oil Leak

In the wake of an NBC Bay Area Investigation, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty and his staff are trying to determine whether a county health emergency should be declared in and around the site of a hazardous oil leak... Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 Share
Oil Leak May Have Tainted Some East Bay Water Supplies

Oil Leak May Have Tainted Some East Bay Water Supplies

E&B Natural Resources waited months to notify state and local regulators of a leak at its Livermore oil field, something the company is legally required to do. That leak could have potentially contaminated water supplies in... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 Share
Stolen Gun in Muralist Murder 1 of 144 Lost By ICE Agents

Stolen Gun in Muralist Murder 1 of 144 Lost By ICE Agents

The gun stolen from an officer with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in San Francisco and allegedly used in the murder of Oakland muralist Antonio Ramos was just one of more than 144 firearms lost or stolen from ICE agents... Read More

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Monday, Nov 23, 2015 Share
Family and Children's Services Struggling to Hire

Family and Children's Services Struggling to Hire

Following an NBC Bay Area investigation revealing the Santa Clara Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) center fails to respond to all calls coming into its hotline, leaders of the agency updated the Finance and Government Operations... Read More

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Friday, Nov 20, 2015 Share
Solutions to California Water Crisis Already at Work Abroad

Solutions to California Water Crisis Already at Work Abroad

A three-month-long investigation by NBC Bay Area found several solutions to manage California’s drought, even without more rainfall, but experts say it’s a matter of putting those technologies to good use and streamlining... Read More

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Monday, Nov 23, 2015 Share
College District Chancellor Bought Booze With Public Money

College District Chancellor Bought Booze With Public Money

San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo used public money to pay for alcohol during meals and business trips, violating a policy expressly prohibiting the purchase of alcohol with the district’s... Read More

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Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 Share
SF Supe Aims to Crack Down on Gun Thefts

SF Supe Aims to Crack Down on Gun Thefts

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee considered a proposal Thursday that would beef up a law addressing the troubling trend of guns being stolen from police officers and regular citizens left in in parked... Read More

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