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
Fans Gear Up for WrestleMania With HOF Ceremony

Fans Gear Up for WrestleMania With HOF Ceremony

Wrestling fans have had lots to do before the main WrestleMania event Sunday evening.

Hayward Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping of Teen Girl

Hayward Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping of Teen Girl

Police Saturday morning are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping Friday in Hayward.

Downtown Fight Leaves Man Dead in San Jose: Report

Downtown Fight Leaves Man Dead in San Jose: Report

An investigation is underway Saturday after an early morning fight left one man dead in the South Bay.

Man Reportedly Exposes Himself Near High School in Millbrae

Man Reportedly Exposes Himself Near High School in Millbrae

Deputies are on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself while sitting in a truck near a Millbrae high school on Friday, San Mateo County sheriff's officials said.

Vigils Held for Slain SJ Officer

Vigils Held for Slain SJ Officer

The man who authorities said killed a San Jose police officer suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, depression and alcoholism, according to his niece, Amber Golart.

Pedestrian Killed in Martinez Collision: Police

Pedestrian Killed in Martinez Collision: Police

Police said a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in Martinez Friday night was a man about 60 years old.