NBC Bay Area's views on issues affecting Northern California

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012

Legislature Resists Will of People

Legislature Resists Will of People

Lawsuit Challenges Controller's Authority to Dock Pay

Friday, 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

Friday, 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

Thursday, 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.

Friday, Dec 9, 2011

Holiday Hope

Holiday Hope

Give kindness and hope this holiday season

Top Stories
San Francisco Revs Up for Pride Festivities

San Francisco Revs Up for Pride Festivities

A week after the deadly Orlando attack, San Francisco is preparing to host one of the largest Pride events in the country.

Shooting on Highway 4 Damages Rear Window of Pick-Up Truck

Shooting on Highway 4 Damages Rear Window of Pick-Up Truck

A bullet pierced and shattered a pick-up truck's rear window on Highway 4 in the East Bay Friday night.

San Jose Teen Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Parents: DA

San Jose Teen Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Parents: DA

A 17-year-old boy has been cleared of a murder charge in the deaths of his parents at their San Jose home in April, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said Friday.

Deputies on Leave for Alleged Jail Guard Abuse: Sources

Deputies on Leave for Alleged Jail Guard Abuse: Sources

Two female Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office correctional deputies on Friday were placed on leave for alleged jail guard abuse, sources tell NBC Bay Area.

What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect

What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect

Even as Donald Trump drew parallels on Friday between the British vote to leave the European Union and the American presidential election, migration experts and activists cautioned against too close a comparison...

Obama Notes 'Special Relationship' With Britain at Stanford

Obama Notes 'Special Relationship' With Britain at Stanford

President Barack Obama has landed at Moffett Field in Mountain View Thursday evening for his third trip this year to the Bay Area.