NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit reports on the environmental impacts of highly toxic pesticides illegally used by marijuana growers on or near National Parks and on tribal land that’s killing rare species, trashing forests... Read More
San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith surrendered to authorities Tuesday night and then almost immediately posted bail, according to a source close to the case. Read More
As San Francisco 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith remains on “indefinite leave” from football following his arrest last month on suspicion of drunken driving, questions are being raised about whether he received... Read More
The Food and Drug Administration is now reaching out to veterinarians for help in figuring out why hundreds of pets have died and thousands more have been sickened after eating jerky treats made in China. Read More
San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe and inspectors in his bureau of investigation are looking into allegations of fraud at SamTrans after whistle blowers came forward to claim they were asked to make changes... Read More
With deaths from prescription drug abuse on the rise, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit discovers new efforts in California to track prescriptions while attempting to prevent doctor shopping. It’s a law that was inspired by three... Read More
The Santa Clara County District Attorney charged 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith with three felony weapons possession charges. Read More
After a comprehensive review of the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s permit process, auditors with California Personnel Services found the permit process lacks “clearly stated objectives and purposes” and permit... Read More
Three years after voters approved a $268 million bond measure for the San Jose Evergreen College District, students, teachers, and taxpayers are questioning how the money is being spent. Read More
Demonstrators gathered in front of SamTrans headquarters in San Carlos today to rally in support of whistleblowers who raised concerns about questionable accounting practices in the transit district’s finance department. Read More
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|2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
|2013 Mark Twain Award Winner
Best Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"
|2012 Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award
Excellence in Journalism
"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"
|2012 IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) Award Finalist
Broadcast/video - medium market
"Behind the Gates of the Guard"
|2013 Norcal Emmy Awards
Investigative Report - "Behind the Gates of the Guard"
Feature News Report-Serious Series - "Free Rides & Coming Soon the VTA Story"
Health/Science/Environment-Feature/Segment - "Fracking in California"
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