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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Twittersphere: Hailstorm Rolls Through South Bay

Twittersphere: Hailstorm Rolls Through South Bay

Hail has rolled through the South Bay, and it could be seen coming down hard from San Jose down to Morgan Hill.

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in SJ

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in SJ

The drivers of two speeding cars are at large after one of their vehicles crashed into a light pole and ejected three people, leaving one person dead and two others injured, in San Jose early Saturday morning, a...

Avaya Stadium Hosts First Preseason MLS Soccer Game

Avaya Stadium Hosts First Preseason MLS Soccer Game

The San Jose Earthquakes' new home Avaya Stadium will host its first Major League soccer game Saturday night, a preseason game against the rival L.A. Galaxy.

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Police have arrested the mother of a 20-day-old boy found dead in a swampy area near the Sacramento River in Northern California.

Oakland Warehouse Fire Causes $500K in Damage

Oakland Warehouse Fire Causes $500K in Damage

A three-alarm fire at a one-story warehouse in Oakland Saturday morning resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damage, a fire official said.

San Jose Firefighter Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

San Jose Firefighter Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

A firefighter suffered a shoulder injury in a two-alarm apartment fire that started late Saturday morning in San Jose, a fire captain said.