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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
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
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
An NBC Bay Area investigation first exposed that the California National Guard has grossly failed to complete line of duty investigations by the military’s deadline. Now, testimony from current and former Guard members, and... Read More
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
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