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NBC Bay Area Responds Archive

NBC Bay Area Responds Archive

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Monday, Oct 16, 2017

Wildfire Q&A: 12 Consumer Questions Answered

Wildfire Q&A: 12 Consumer Questions Answered

Taxes, mortgages, insurance. Northern California consumers will confront many complex questions in the days, weeks, and months following the October 2017 firestorm.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Free Breathing Masks, Charging Stations for Fire Evacuees

Free Breathing Masks, Charging Stations for Fire Evacuees

Our NBC Bay Area Responds team is providing free breathing masks and recharge stations to North Bay wildfire evacuees.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Three Tips for Dealing with Fire Insurance

Three Tips for Dealing with Fire Insurance

Consumer reporter Chris Chmura has helpful advice if you're a homeowner affected by the North Bay wildfire.

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

SJ Woman Loses Personal Item After Rental Car Towed

SJ Woman Loses Personal Item After Rental Car Towed

NBC Bay Area Responds to a San Jose woman who lost a pricey personal item because she left it inside a rental car that was towed. But the tow wasn't her fault. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura explains.

Monday, Sep 25, 2017

No Coverage on a Lifetime Warranty? North Bay Man Fights Back

No Coverage on a Lifetime Warranty? North Bay Man Fights Back

NBC Bay Area responds to a North Bay man who is told he's no longer covered for a repair under his Dodge Ram's lifetime powertrain warranty. He turned to our consumer team for a hand. Consumer investigator Chris

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

'Free' Health Check-Up Turns Into Medical Billing Headache

'Free' Health Check-Up Turns Into Medical Billing Headache

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Mountain View woman whose simple checkup at the doctor's office gave her weeks of billing headaches.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

SJ Man Gets Problem Jeep Replaced, But Without Upgrades

SJ Man Gets Problem Jeep Replaced, But Without Upgrades

NBC Bay Area responds to a San Jose man who had serious problems with a brand new Jeep. So, the dealer replaced it. Done deal, right? Not quite. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Tips on Changing Your Social Security Number

Tips on Changing Your Social Security Number

NBC Bay Area Responds to many cases that hinge on consumers' social security numbers. With the recent Equifax breach, there's even more attention focused on social security numbers.

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Tubbs Fire Most Destructive Wildfire in CA History: Cal Fire
Tubbs Fire Most Destructive Wildfire in CA History: Cal Fire

After rain doused the North Bay overnight, helping in the battle against several blazes, some Santa Rosa fire victims woke to the good news that they will be allowed to return to their homes Friday.

Northern California Fire Victims
Northern California Fire Victims

At least 42 people were killed after a spate of wildfires ignited on Oct. 8 and ripped through a number of wine country communities. The wind-whipped fires spread swiftly, leaving people with just minutes...

Small Plane Crash at San Carlos Airport
Small Plane Crash at San Carlos Airport

Emergency crews are responding to a report of a small plane that crashed near the San Carlos airport.

Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep
Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

Seven common causes disrupting your sleep, plus how to conquer them

How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's Future
How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's Future

The destruction of Puerto Rico's power grid has brought new focus on the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and how the electricity system could be rebuilt in a more resilient way that takes advantage...

‘Random’ Items Santa Rosa Evacuees Grabbed While Escaping
‘Random’ Items Santa Rosa Evacuees Grabbed While Escaping

“What is the Most Random Thing You Grabbed When You Evacuated?” Santa Rosa resident Shana Berger Van Cleave asked on Facebook on Oct. 17 at 10:52 a.m. Three days later, the list is still going strong. As of 5...