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 is...

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 on...

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. The Power Survey Company came...

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San Bruno Backs Tougher PG&E Pipeline Penalty

San Bruno Backs Tougher PG&E Pipeline Penalty

Leaders in San Bruno Tuesday outlined what actions the city will take in response to the record fine levied against PGE in the wake of the deadly pipeline explosion nearly five years ago.

4 Homes Destroyed in 2-Alarm Fire

4 Homes Destroyed in 2-Alarm Fire

Burned out shells are all that's left after flames ripped through several homes under construction in Dublin Monday night.

Berkeley Residents Note "Metallic" Taste of Drinking Water

Berkeley Residents Note "Metallic" Taste of Drinking Water

Berkeley residents are complaining of a metallic taste and terrible odor in their tap water.

Missing Berkeley Student Fatally Struck by Car: Police

Missing Berkeley Student Fatally Struck by Car: Police

A UC Berkeley student athlete who went missing after leaving a party near the USC campus over the weekend was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday. Eloi Vasquez, 19, was...

Indiana Gov: We Intend to Fix "Perception" Problem of Law

Indiana Gov: We Intend to Fix "Perception" Problem of Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday said a bill he signed into law last Thursday has been "grossly mischaracterized" and was the subject of "shoddy reporting," but said he and legislators have been working around...

Man Suspected of Exposing Himself at Stanford Shopping Center

Man Suspected of Exposing Himself at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are searching for a man suspected of exposing himself to people three times in the course of an hour at the Stanford Shopping Center.