California’s levee system delivers clean drinking water to the Bay Area and Southern California, but would it hold up in a major earthquake? NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit discovered many of the state’s levees are known to have... Read More
The hacks of Sony Pictures, Target and Home Depot have made headlines around the world. But experts warn of a bigger cyber threat to our gas pipelines, electric substations, water supplies and transit networks. Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposes that a former San Jose High School principal opened an unauthorized bank account tied to the school’s PTSA, and an audit found she made thousands of dollars in purchases without receipts... Read More
Pacific Gas & Electric has released tens of thousands of new emails between utility employees and state regulators amid investigations into alleged back-channel dealings. Read More
California pilots had more "close calls" with drones than any other state. Read More
When Senator Barbara Boxer leaves office next year, these are the donors who may miss her the most. Read More
Retail pet giants Petco and PetSmart will no longer sell chicken jerky treats made in China. Petco first said in May of 2014 it would begin removing the products and they are now out of the chain’s more than 1,300 locations. Read More
PG&E on Monday released 12 email chains that company representatives say could reflect past violations of rules governing communications to and from the California Public Utilities Commission. This comes after a release of... Read More
In response to a joint investigation between the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit and the Center for Investigative Reporting which exposed CA’s weak system for day care inspections, state lawmakers have enacted major reforms... Read More
California Public Utilities President Michael Peevey leaves office today amid controversy over his relationship with PG&E, the major utility the PUC regulates. Read More
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