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

Top Stories
Smoke From Wildfire Cancels Ironman Tahoe Events

Smoke From Wildfire Cancels Ironman Tahoe Events

Ironman races in Lake Tahoe were canceled on Sunday due smoke and unhealthy air quality from a northern California wildfire.

Coast Guard Investigates WWII-Era Ship Oil Spill in SF Bay

Coast Guard Investigates WWII-Era Ship Oil Spill in SF Bay

A cleanup effort by multiple agencie is underway for an oil spill from a World War II-era ship that now serves as a tourist attraction in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.

Man in Hospital for Smoke Inhalation After SJ House Fire

Man in Hospital for Smoke Inhalation After SJ House Fire

A man was hospitalized after a one-alarm fire at a San Jose home Sunday afternoon, a police captain said.

Bay Area Beach Cleanup Volunteers Remove Waste

Bay Area Beach Cleanup Volunteers Remove Waste

Volunteers turned out by the thousands this weekend to help clean up the Bay Area's beaches as part of the 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day.

San Jose Police Arrest Third Suspect in San Jose Murder Case

San Jose Police Arrest Third Suspect in San Jose Murder Case

San Jose police announced Sunday that they have arrested a third suspect in connection with an Aug. 2 homicide.

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