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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
County Leaders 'Appalled' at Response to Livermore Oil Leak

County Leaders 'Appalled' at Response to Livermore Oil Leak

In the wake of an NBC Bay Area Investigation, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty and his staff are trying to determine whether a county health emergency should be declared in and around the site of a hazardous oil leak... Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015
Oil Leak May Have Tainted Some East Bay Water Supplies

Oil Leak May Have Tainted Some East Bay Water Supplies

E&B Natural Resources waited months to notify state and local regulators of a leak at its Livermore oil field, something the company is legally required to do. That leak could have potentially contaminated water supplies in... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
Stolen Gun in Muralist Murder 1 of 144 Lost By ICE Agents

Stolen Gun in Muralist Murder 1 of 144 Lost By ICE Agents

The gun stolen from an officer with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in San Francisco and allegedly used in the murder of Oakland muralist Antonio Ramos was just one of more than 144 firearms lost or stolen from ICE agents... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Nov 23, 2015
Family and Children's Services Struggling to Hire

Family and Children's Services Struggling to Hire

Following an NBC Bay Area investigation revealing the Santa Clara Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) center fails to respond to all calls coming into its hotline, leaders of the agency updated the Finance and Government Operations... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Nov 20, 2015
Solutions to California Water Crisis Already at Work Abroad

Solutions to California Water Crisis Already at Work Abroad

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

Investigations
Monday, Nov 23, 2015
College District Chancellor Bought Booze With Public Money

College District Chancellor Bought Booze With Public Money

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

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015
SF Supe Aims to Crack Down on Gun Thefts

SF Supe Aims to Crack Down on Gun Thefts

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

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015
National Guard Injury Claims Backlogged Across the Country

National Guard Injury Claims Backlogged Across the Country

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

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015
Bloom Energy Qualifies for State Program

Bloom Energy Qualifies for State Program

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

Investigations
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015
Taxpayers Spent $11M on Missing Hospital Equipment

Taxpayers Spent $11M on Missing Hospital Equipment

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

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