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SF Muni Temporarily Disabling Rear Doors For Safety

SF Muni Temporarily Disabling Rear Doors For Safety

Muni scrambled Monday to assure riders of the safety on its new fleet after the graphic video that showed a woman’s fingers get jammed in the train door and being dragged onto the tracks. Read More

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Monday, Apr 22, 2019
Oakland Housing Chief 'Fired,' Source Says

Oakland Housing Chief 'Fired,' Source Says

Long-time Oakland Housing Chief Michele Byrd, who has been the subject of several NBC Bay Area investigative reports, is no longer the head of the city’s embattled housing department. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Muni Concerned About Woman Caught in Train Door

Muni Concerned About Woman Caught in Train Door

A top Muni official said Thursday that she had a "deep concern" that the operator of one of its new fleet cars started to leave the station without noticing a woman whose fingers were caught in the door. Read More

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Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
FBI to Test Parts From PG&E Transmission Line Near Camp Fire

FBI to Test Parts From PG&E Transmission Line Near Camp Fire

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has learned that state and local prosecutors have seized parts from several transmission towers for testing at the FBI’s laboratory in Virginia as part of the ongoing criminal investigation... Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
PG&E’s New CEO Slated to Earn $2.5M a Year Before Bonuses

PG&E’s New CEO Slated to Earn $2.5M a Year Before Bonuses

PG&E’s new chief executive will earn a base salary of $2.5 million a year, along with a $3 million first-day “transition” payment, that he could forfeit if he leaves the now bankrupt company within the first year, according... Read More

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Friday, Apr 12, 2019
Inspectors Find Hundreds of Safety Issues on Electric Towers

Inspectors Find Hundreds of Safety Issues on Electric Towers

PG&E’s inspections of thousands of transmission towers since the deadly Camp Fire in Butte County found more than 450 safety violations, including 59 that posed serious safety hazards, NBC Bay Area has learned. Read More

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Friday, Apr 12, 2019
SF Police Begin Releasing Internal Investigation Files

SF Police Begin Releasing Internal Investigation Files

San Francisco police Friday began releasing long secret files on use of force and misconduct cases under the requirements of a new state law, a month after the city’s police officers union withdrew legal objections. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
Latest Hole in SFO Runway Part of Continuing Problem

Latest Hole in SFO Runway Part of Continuing Problem

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative has been covering the continuing problem of sinking land under SFO for months. The Bay Area’s busiest airport is built on landfill, creating problems for the operations staff that have increased during... Read More

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Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
Caught on Tape: BART Cop Unwilling to Take Robbery Report

Caught on Tape: BART Cop Unwilling to Take Robbery Report

A BART police officer caught on tape trying to persuade a teen armed robbery victim not to file a police report because it would be a “waste of resources” is facing an internal affairs investigation after NBC Bay Area’s... Read More

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Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
Repairs Set for San Francisco Transbay Transit Center

Repairs Set for San Francisco Transbay Transit Center

A top engineer on the shuttered Transbay Transit Center project said Wednesday that while much of the reinforcement work for its cracked beams will be done over the next two weeks, officials still don’t have a firm reopening... Read More

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