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Emails Show PG&E Urged to Tell San Bruno to 'Take a Hike'

Emails Show PG&E Urged to Tell San Bruno to 'Take a Hike'

NBC Bay Area has learned that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has turned over emails showing that one commissioner urged the utility to balk during secret settlement talks over the San Bruno pipeline blast. Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

An NBC Bay Area investigative series into the misuse of school officers is being honored with a prestigious Peabody Award. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Politicians Accept Thousands From Donors With Extremist Ties

Politicians Accept Thousands From Donors With Extremist Ties

Candidates elected to the offices of president, governor, and senator accepted more than $250,000 in campaign donations from leaders of fringe groups. Senior investigative reporter Vicky Nguyen reports in a story that first... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Coast Guardsman Faces Court-Martial After Toddler's Death

Coast Guardsman Faces Court-Martial After Toddler's Death

Petty officer Jimmy Barlow, 31, awaits trial on four counts of child endangerment in connection to the homicide death of his daughter, 3 year old Eden Lynch. Senior investigative reporter Vicky Nguyen reports in a story that first... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
'We're Going to Get Better': Officials on Heatwave Response

'We're Going to Get Better': Officials on Heatwave Response

San Francisco public health officials admitted at a hearing Wednesday that they could have done a better job handling the city’s record Labor Day heat wave. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world to investigate solutions to California’s water crisis. Sr. Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock found that in Israel they faced a similar crisis eight years ago,... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
CA's Earthquake Early Detection System Only Halfway Complete

CA's Earthquake Early Detection System Only Halfway Complete

California, Oregon, and Washington have been working on an early warning detection system for earthquakes since 2006, but the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned the system is still only about 50 percent complete. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
Lead Design Engineer For Troubled Millennium Subpoenaed

Lead Design Engineer For Troubled Millennium Subpoenaed

The lead design engineer of the now sinking and tilting Millennium Tower will face a subpoena to testify about the building’s troubles next month before the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
Major Quake Expected to Rattle Bay Area Within Next 30 Years

Major Quake Expected to Rattle Bay Area Within Next 30 Years

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey believe there is a 98 percent chance a 6.0 earthquake or larger will rattle the Bay Area sometime between now and the next 30 years. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
Lawmakers Pass Bill to Renew Medical Watchdog Agency

Lawmakers Pass Bill to Renew Medical Watchdog Agency

Patient advocates looking to reform the maligned Medical Board of California were dealt a blow this week as the legislature passed a bill to renew the watchdog agency for four more years without significant change. Read More

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