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...

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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California Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California's severe drought is causing a drastic increase in food prices.

San Jose Man Dies from Legionnaires' Disease

San Jose Man Dies from Legionnaires' Disease

What was supposed to be a vacation to consider Palm Springs as a retirement location turned into a nightmare for one San Jose couple.

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

If you have a run-in with San Jose police over the next ten weeks, you may end up on television. The popular reality show ‘Cops’ is coming to San Jose.

Free Sunday Parking in San Francisco - Again

Free Sunday Parking in San Francisco - Again

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's board of directors voted Tuesday to abolish Sunday parking meter enforcement when it approved its new two-year operating budget.

Wireless Co.'s Agree to Provide "Kill Switch"

Wireless Co.'s Agree to Provide "Kill Switch"

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

Marine Robbed at Gunpoint, Suspects Caught on Cam

Marine Robbed at Gunpoint, Suspects Caught on Cam

Fremont police are looking for two men who they say robbed a retired U.S. Marine at gunpoint, took his wallet and later used his credit cards to make purchases at a 7-Eleven.