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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BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

Reports that BART employees have been subjected to racist and threatening messages scrawled on lockers are under investigation, BART said Thursday, but an attorney representing the workers said the agency...

Muni Riders Suffer Power Outage, Tree Down

Muni Riders Suffer Power Outage, Tree Down

Muni riders had a rough morning on Friday with service at a standstill for five hours in the Castro because of a power outage, and then a tree fell down affecting the lines in North Beach.

Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 at Palo Alto Cafe

Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 at Palo Alto Cafe

Six people were injured, one critically, when a car driven by a 90-year-old man slammed into the outside street seating at the University Cafe in Palo Alto during lunchtime Thursday.

Secrecy Enveloped Bay Bridge Construction: Report

Secrecy Enveloped Bay Bridge Construction: Report

Senior officials who oversaw construction of the $6.5 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge repeatedly and deliberately brushed off criticism about construction problems and sought to keep...

California High-Speed Rail Rulings Overturned

California High-Speed Rail Rulings Overturned

A state appellate court has handed a big win to California's high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.

California's Historical Drought May Run Breweries Dry

California's Historical Drought May Run Breweries Dry

NBC Bay Area's Ian Cull examines how California's severe drought can affect the taste, production and price of beer.