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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Tracy Pilot Runs Out of Fuel En Route to Maui

Tracy Pilot Runs Out of Fuel En Route to Maui

The pilot of a single-engine airplane from Tracy ran out of gas over the Pacific Ocean on his way to Hawaii, but he was able to ditch the plane in the water and then a cruise ship came to his rescue, the

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Santa Clara County health officials say an infected person infected with measles might have exposed hundreds of people as he or she visited big box stores and a restaurant during the contagious stage.

Firefighters Contain 6-Alarm Fire in Pacifica

Firefighters Contain 6-Alarm Fire in Pacifica

A growing grass fire in a Pacifica canyon early Monday morning prompted evacuations and kept several people shut away in their homes as firefighters battled the blaze.

Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

An Arizona man who had a chance to be on the field at the Super Bowl will have to watch it on TV — all because of Facebook.

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard to Pound Northeast

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard to Pound Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast...

Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App "Waze" Disabled

Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App "Waze" Disabled

Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile...