Reality Check

Reality Check

Vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 09:26 AM PDT

Will CA Concussion Law Hurt Recruiting?

Will CA Concussion Law Hurt Recruiting?

California is moving ahead with legislation intended to curb the number of concussions suffered by its high school football players.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:51 PM PDT

Reverse Mortgages Too Good to be True?

Reverse Mortgages Too Good to be True?

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at the claim that you can take out a reverse mortgage and still keep your house.

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:35 PM PDT

Reality Check: Tech Shuttle Claims

Reality Check: Tech Shuttle Claims

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock examines the claim tech companies are promoting environmental benefits with shuttle services for its employees.

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 09:33 AM PDT

California Primary Turnout: Worst Ever

California Primary Turnout: Worst Ever

NBC Bay Area talked with the Secretary of State’s office who said that preliminary numbers showed a little over 18 percent of registered voters actually participated in Tuesday's primary.

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 10:48 AM PDT

Ro Khanna Faces Misleading, Bizarre Attack

Ro Khanna Faces Misleading, Bizarre Attack

In a congressional race to represent Silicon Valley -- one that's being watched around the country --Democrats Mike Honda and Ro Khanna advanced through California's top-two primary system Tuesday night, and are...

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 09:15 PM PDT

Proposed Marijuana Dispensary Regulations in SJ, Reasonable?

Proposed Marijuana Dispensary Regulations in SJ, Reasonable?

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock examines the San Jose mayor's proposal to regulate pot dispensaries in the city.

ABOUT REALITY CHECK

Using a combination of interviewing, analysis and investigative research – Reality Check vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy. Sam Brock’s approach to reporting is to take no claim as fact without substantiating its accuracy and let the numbers do the talking.
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