A movement first started in nearly fifty years ago in Berkeley, Oakland and Tucson has caught fire again, spreading nationwide, to provide refuge or “Sanctuary” to undocumented immigrants. Read More
Consumer Watchdog called on Governor Jerry Brown and the California department of health to audit hospitals to find out how many medical mistakes actually occur in California hospitals. Read More
Many parents across the Bay Area have no idea what's happening near their children's schools, and often times schools don't know either. NBC Bay Area's Jenna Susko reports in a story that aired November 21, 2014 Read More
Critics say the California Public Utilities Commission has the power and responsibility to demand accountability from PG&E about the security of its critical electric substations. This comes after an NBC Bay Area undercover... 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
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.
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