Dec 15, 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 30, 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.

Nov 4, 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 20, 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 29, 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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Police Search for Gunman, Schools Lockdown Lifted

Police Search for Gunman, Schools Lockdown Lifted

San Jose police searched for a gunman early Friday morning, which prompted three nearby schools to be locked down, and also investigated why a car crashed into an elementary school in an unrelated event...

12M Calif. Expected to Travel During Holidays: AAA

12M Calif. Expected to Travel During Holidays: AAA

Californians should be hitting the roads, rails, and runways in record numbers this holiday season, all in an effort to strap on their skis or sip egg nog with Uncle Lou.

Wetter Than Usual Start to New Year in California Predicted

Wetter Than Usual Start to New Year in California Predicted

Federal scientists say there is a 75 percent chance of average or above-average precipitation between January and the end of March for California.

"Wishing Tree" Spreads Holiday Spirit

"Wishing Tree" Spreads Holiday Spirit

Four years ago, Vanessa Sabarese read a book about the power of wish-making to change one's life. It's a lesson she has been sharing with her Noe Valley neighbors with great success.

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

Twitter Up, Facebook Down For U.S. Teens

Twitter Up, Facebook Down For U.S. Teens

For the third year in a row, fewer American teens are Facebook users.