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 one with NBC Bay Area's Vicky Nguyen to talk about re-vamping the company's safety culture, and what PG&E needs to do to restore public trust. Follow Vicky on Twitter
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 loved one suffered permanent brain damage following an incident where he was tased 3 times in the chest. They say Taser hasn't done enough to educate and train officers about the risks associated with Taser devices.
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 unsuspecting workers with enticing "work from home" offers. Here's Vicky Nguyen with the warning signs. Follow Vicky on Twitter: @vickdynguyen
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 are complaining they end up losing more money than they save.Here's Vicky Nguyen with a look at what you can do to make sure your discount doesn't turn into a disaster.
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 out to scan a Bay Area city to see how bad the problem is here. Vicky Nguyen shows you where the dangers are, and what local utilities promise to do fix the issues.
San Jose residents whose lives were uprooted and homes, cars and belongings were destroyed by a historic flood are now getting a chance to receive free services and thousands of dollars to restore their lives.
High turnover rates and a severe social worker shortage are at the center of a new investigation by the Santa Clara County Child Abuse Council looking into the Department of Family and Children’s Services which provides support to more than 1,300 children in the foster system. The investigation comes in response to a series of NBC Bay Area reports exposing serious concerns about severe abuse and even a child’s death following questionable actions at DFCS.
Police in Santa Rosa on Saturday conducted two apparently related homicide investigations after two bodies were found in separate homes.
5 telltale signs that it might be time to upgrade the most important piece of furniture in the household
President Donald Trump announced that he would not be attending the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner in a tweet Saturday evening. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted.
A January mudslide in the hills above Orinda threatened the stability of a PG&E transmission tower, but crews have secured the structure.