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The California Public Utilities Commission approved new standards for a state program that has funneled millions of public dollars to private companies in the name of cutting carbon emissions, notably Bloom Energy, which has... Read More
A Bay area medical center listed hundreds of items and pieces of equipment as “unable to locate,” according to five years’ worth of records obtained by the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit. Taxpayers helped purchase the equipment... Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation uncovered hundreds of guns missing from Bay Area law enforcement agencies, stolen from officers’ homes or vehicles, or simply unaccounted for. The BLM, the agency responsible for the gun that... Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation reveals U.S. trophy hunters shot and killed at least 69 lions in Africa for sport during the very same month Cecil, a well-known lion in Zimbabwe, was killed by a Minnesota hunter. Read More
A couple of families featured in the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit’s recent reports on America’s immigration policies will be allowed to stay in the United States. Read More
As President Barack Obama announces the first major changes to immigration policy in years, we bring together some of the deep dives we took on the issue in the past. Read More
A three-month long NBC Bay Area investigation into California’s water crisis found several Silicon Valley tech companies and venture capitalists ready to design and produce innovative solutions to the state’s drought. Read More
Car burglaries have hit epidemic levels across the Bay Area, with these crimes doubling over the last six months. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit looks at how recent changes to laws may make it more appealing for criminals... Read More
The San Mateo Police Department throws out nearly 1,000 red light tickets, totaling more than $500,000 after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered the city did not follow new state regulations for red light cameras at... Read More
Medicare reimburses doctors different rates versus other kinds of insurance and until recently, it wasn't clear how much taxpayers were paying for various procedures. Now that the federal government has made Medicare reimbursement... Read More
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