Dec 14, 2011

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

Some of the most hard-to-reach mentally ill only get treatment after doing damage to themselves or others. What if there were a way to force them into treatment before then? There is, except hardly anyone...

Nov 15, 2011

The Truth About BPA*

The Truth About BPA*

*As best we can figure it out.

Nov 1, 2011

PG&E Answers

PG&E Answers

4 months into his new job and charged with turning around the gas division of PG&E: that's what Executive Vice President of Gas Operations Nick Stavropoulos signed up for. He sits down for an exclusive one...

Oct 29, 2011

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

No city in the Bay Area has been hit harder by the bad economy than Vallejo. So, who's the guy getting credit for turning things around?

Oct 24, 2011

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

A Bay Area family is among dozens struggling to bring home their baby from Ethiopia. They say the U.S. government is to blame. Vicky Nguyen reports.

Oct 20, 2011

Don't Buy This Car

Don't Buy This Car

Unsafe cars are making their way back onto the road thanks to "curbstoners." NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas shows us who they are, how they work, and what to look out for.

Oct 19, 2011

Video: Taser Dangers

Video: Taser Dangers

More and more law enforcement agencies are signing up to use the "less than lethal" devices made by Taser International. But one Bay Area family received a 2.85 million dollar settlement with the company after a...

Oct 13, 2011

Letter Scams

Letter Scams

It appears to be a new twist on an old scam. Spam that used to show up in your inbox is now arriving in your mailbox. And scammers aren't just targeting your money, they're also making money by recruiting...

Oct 5, 2011

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

You probably get at least one a day--an email from a deal website offering you deep discounts on everything from dinner to drycleaning. But what happens when you don't get what you paid for? More customers...

Sep 28, 2011

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

It's electricity where it shouldn't be. Stray voltage can deliver a powerful, even deadly shock. It has been the cause of nearly 2 dozen deaths in the U.S. over the past few years.

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Whole Foods Suspends Guard After Bloody Altercation

Whole Foods Suspends Guard After Bloody Altercation

Whole Foods has suspended a security guard at one of its Oakland locations after photographs of a bloody altercation between a customer and the guard surfaced on Facebook.

Family, Community Holds Rally After Inmate's Death

Family, Community Holds Rally After Inmate's Death

Families of Santa Clara County jail inmates, community groups and police critics held a rally Friday outside the main jail to advocate for safer jails and to end guard violence after the death of an in-custody...

Dog Dies After Swimming in Russian River

Dog Dies After Swimming in Russian River

One of the North Bay's holiday hot spots could be off limits this Labor Day weekend because of lethal algae.

Pier 14 Shooting Suspect Will Stand Trial on Murder Charge

Pier 14 Shooting Suspect Will Stand Trial on Murder Charge

A judge has ruled that a man at the center of the national immigration debate will stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting death of a young San Francisco woman.

Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

Protecting Pope Francis when he travels to the United States later this month will be a particularly arduous task for the Secret Service and other security officers given this pontiff’s spontaneity and...

Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Two former trainees of Fremont-based Beta Soft Systems say the staffing company handed them resumes with fabricated skills and work experience and instructed them to lie to prospective employers in job...