In its official accounting of the first two planned power shutdowns last month, PG&E acknowledges mistakes but also tells regulators the shutoffs allowed it to safely repair wind-driven tree limb damage to its system in Oroville... Read More
Having already issued a massive apology for its handling of this week’s power shut offs, PG&E is now also apologizing for a wine tasting event the company held on the second anniversary of the North Bay wildfires – in the... Read More
Long before Caltrans announced Tuesday night it was planning to close the Caldecott Tunnel due to planned PG&E outages, there were already signs a major power outage could cripple the tunnel. State inspectors, using guidelines... Read More
A key state lawmaker is calling on state regulators to more aggressively oversee PG&E’s unprecedented wildfire safety power shutoff that could impact as many as 2.5 million people. Read More
Seven years after NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit uncovered how pervasive and fast that plume of toxic chemicals under Moffett Field was growing, the Environmental Protection Agency announced two companies will help pay to clean... Read More
State regulators and PG&E have a struck a $65 million deal in the regulatory action over PG&E’s troubled 811 locate and mark program that ratepayer and safety advocates consider a slap on the wrist to the bankrupt company. Read More
Even though the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has policies in place that can protect immigrant US veterans from deportation, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has learned that ICE officials have not regularly followed... Read More
PG&E acknowledged to a federal judge Tuesday that it is currently running well short of its tree-trimming goal this year as it heads into the heart of the fire season. The utility says it is having trouble finding enough people to... Read More
Presentation High School in San Jose announced Thursday it is launching a full investigation into allegations of past sexual abuse nearly two years after NBC Bay Area broke the story. Read More
Thousands of pounds of deadly hydrofluoric acid escaped into the atmosphere following the massive June 21 blast at the now-shuttered gas refinery in South Philadelphia, according to a new federal report.
The head of the state’s Public Utilities Commission on Monday ordered PG&E to revamp its power shutdown program to avoid the kind of chaos and breakdowns that were evident in last week’s planned blackouts.
Every year more than 9,000 cases of elder abuse are reported in San Diego County and data shows the crime is often underreported and difficult to fight in court, leaving a majority of cases "open" investigations. Experts...
Even though the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has policies in place that can protect immigrant US veterans from deportation, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has learned that ICE officials have not regularly followed...
A Delta Airlines employee has been arrested in connection with the case of $250,000 in cash that apparently vanished from John F. Kennedy Airport as it was being transferred onto one of the airline's flights en route to Florida, a...
Cutting-edge research is revealing new ways to potentially prevent violent acts, including mass shootings, years before the thought of violence ever crosses the minds of murderers. A study of roughly 1,000 prisoners revealed...
NBC Bay Area has investigated claims from more than a dozen former... read more