NBC Bay Area's views on issues affecting Northern California

May 4, 2012

May 15 Teacher Deadline Looms

May 15 Teacher Deadline Looms

California protects teacher seniority by using a "last hired, first fired" policy. Since new, young teachers are almost always first to go, we're in danger of losing a generation of teachers.

Apr 20, 2012

Time to Reassess Prop 13

Time to Reassess Prop 13

NBC Bay Area supports an honest debate about the unintended results of Prop 13.

Mar 29, 2012

High-Speed Rail – Don’t Stop Now

High-Speed Rail – Don’t Stop Now

In 20 years, California’s population is expected to reach almost 50 million people. We have to improve our transportation network to support a 21st century economy.

Mar 16, 2012

Schools and Pink Slips

Schools and Pink Slips

Throughout California, thousands of public school teachers are - once again - anxiously waiting to see if they'll get pink slips on March 15th.

Mar 29, 2012

Three Strikes Reform

Three Strikes Reform

NBC Bay Area supports three strikes reform… so the punishment fits the crime. The measure would not change sentences for violent criminals.

Mar 29, 2012

Legislature Resists Will of People

Legislature Resists Will of People

Lawsuit Challenges Controller's Authority to Dock Pay

Feb 17, 2012

Declaring an Ecstasy Epidemic

Declaring an Ecstasy Epidemic

NBC Bay Area Editorial commending Santa Clara County for its approach to preventing drug abuse in the schools

Jan 20, 2012

The High Risks of Cutting Higher Ed

The High Risks of Cutting Higher Ed

NBC Bay Area believes we have to build a more educated workforce

Dec 29, 2011

Get it Right The First Time

Get it Right The First Time

NBC Bay area believes that money spent on early education pays big dividends later on.

Dec 9, 2011

Holiday Hope

Holiday Hope

Give kindness and hope this holiday season

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Top Stories
Man Charged With Arson, Burglary in KNTV Building Fire

Man Charged With Arson, Burglary in KNTV Building Fire

Three days after the former KNTV building was destroyed by fire, the Santa Clara County District Attorney charged a 55-year-old San Jose man on felony probation with arson and first degree burglary.

1 Person Killed, 1 Injured In Redwood City Boating Accident

1 Person Killed, 1 Injured In Redwood City Boating Accident

A boating accident during an evening sail off the Peninsula Marina left one person dead and one with a head injury, Redwood City fire officials said this evening.

San Francisco Officials Plan "420" Party Crackdown

San Francisco Officials Plan "420" Party Crackdown

San Francisco city officials are planning a "420" party crackdown this Sunday.

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Die in San Francisco Fire

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Die in San Francisco Fire

A mother and son died in a Wednesday morning fire at their apartment during a fire at their Sunnydale apartment complex, a police official said.

Teen Found in Berkeley May Be Victim of Sex Trafficking: Police

Teen Found in Berkeley May Be Victim of Sex Trafficking: Police

Police are investigating a report of teenage girl who reported she was robbed and kidnapped from an unknown location in the Bay Area and dropped off in Berkeley early Wednesday.

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

If you have a run-in with San Jose police over the next ten weeks, you may end up on television. The popular reality show ‘Cops’ is coming to San Jose.