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Oct 30, 2013 Share
49ers' Aldon Smith Turns Himself In

49ers' Aldon Smith Turns Himself In

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

Investigations
Oct 21, 2013 Share
Did 49ers' Aldon Smith Get Star Treatment from Sheriff?

Did 49ers' Aldon Smith Get Star Treatment from Sheriff?

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

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Oct 22, 2013 Share
FDA Looks to Vets to Help Solve Dog Treat Mystery

FDA Looks to Vets to Help Solve Dog Treat Mystery

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

Investigations
Oct 18, 2013 Share
San Mateo DA Looking Into Fraud Allegations at SamTrans

San Mateo DA Looking Into Fraud Allegations at SamTrans

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

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Oct 14, 2013 Share
Prescription Drug Abuse Rising, CA Fights Back

Prescription Drug Abuse Rising, CA Fights Back

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

Investigations
Oct 9, 2013 Share
DA: 49ers' Aldon Smith Faces Weapons, DUI Charges

DA: 49ers' Aldon Smith Faces Weapons, DUI Charges

The Santa Clara County District Attorney charged 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith with three felony weapons possession charges. Read More

Toxic Regulation: Failures in the Golden State
Oct 8, 2013 Share
Review Finds CA Toxics Regulator

Review Finds CA Toxics Regulator "Poorly Managed"

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

Investigations
Oct 7, 2013 Share
Community College Bond Spending Questioned

Community College Bond Spending Questioned

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

Investigations
Oct 7, 2013 Share
Protesters Call for Investigation of SamTrans' Finances

Protesters Call for Investigation of SamTrans' Finances

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

Hawaii’s Dangerous Destinations: Revealed
Oct 3, 2013 Share
Spike in Hawaii Drownings Prompts Call for Safety Measures

Spike in Hawaii Drownings Prompts Call for Safety Measures

As the drowning death toll continues to climb at tourist spots like Kauai, a woman who lost her fiancé at sea is now advocating that the beautiful but deadly location be barricaded off. Read More

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2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award
Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
 

2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner
Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

 
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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