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
Security Breach at San Jose Airport; Suspect in Custody

Security Breach at San Jose Airport; Suspect in Custody

San Jose police are investigating a security breach at San Jose airport Sunday and have arrested a suspect.

Boy Rescued After Falling Down Cliff at Alum Rock Park

Boy Rescued After Falling Down Cliff at Alum Rock Park

A 17-year-old boy was rescued after he fell down a cliff at Alum Rock Park in San Jose Sunday morning, a fire captain said.

At Least 2 Displaced After Fire in SJ Apartment Building

At Least 2 Displaced After Fire in SJ Apartment Building

At least two people were displaced Sunday following a two-alarm fire in a San Jose apartment complex, fire officials said.

Activists Rally at Levi's Against Washington's NFL Mascot

Activists Rally at Levi's Against Washington's NFL Mascot

Community groups and human rights activists rallied and marched to Levi's Stadium before Sunday's game against Washington, D.C. to protest the name of the team's mascot.

Driver Arrested After Hitting Mountain View Patrol Car

Driver Arrested After Hitting Mountain View Patrol Car

Mountain View police have arrested a driver after he slammed into a patrol car Sunday morning.

Video Shows Package Thieves in SF Mission District

Video Shows Package Thieves in SF Mission District

New video has surfaced of package thieves in San Francisco's Mission District, according to Mission Local.