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Muni Video Shows ‘Whiteout’ That Drivers Say Impairs Vision

Muni Video Shows ‘Whiteout’ That Drivers Say Impairs Vision

An internal Muni video reflects driver concerns that the new fleet’s rear-view camera system can render them blind to hazards, potentially putting public safety at risk. Read More

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Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
PG&E Ignored Repairs on Aging Power Lines: Report

PG&E Ignored Repairs on Aging Power Lines: Report

PG&E had been urged by an outside consultant eight years before the disastrous Camp fire to perform the kind of routine climbing inspections on its aging transmission towers that some experts say could have averted the disaster. Read More

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Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019
Less Feces, More Homeless In Breed's First Year as SF Mayor

Less Feces, More Homeless In Breed's First Year as SF Mayor

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit spoke to San Francisco Mayor London Breed and reviewed thousands of city records to determine what her administration has accomplished, and what it has been unable to achieve over the past... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019
Calls from Congress to Change Pilot Training

Calls from Congress to Change Pilot Training

Congressional leaders are calling for the FAA to increase training requirements for pilots, especially foreign pilots, and urge the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to also push for stricter training to emphasize... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jun 28, 2019
PG&E Accused of Disposing of North Bay Wildfire Evidence

PG&E Accused of Disposing of North Bay Wildfire Evidence

Nearly a decade after the San Bruno gas explosion triggered PG&E’s conviction for obstructing a federal investigation, state regulators have filed documents accusing the company of two dozen safety violations and the disposal... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jun 28, 2019
Off Track: Examining California’s High Speed Rail Project

Off Track: Examining California’s High Speed Rail Project

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has spent months examining the reality behind California’s High Speed Rail Project, its promises and its shortcomings.

Investigations
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
Simultaneous Air Compressor Failure Blamed in BART Breakdown

Simultaneous Air Compressor Failure Blamed in BART Breakdown

BART officials said Thursday the breakdown in the Oakland subway tunnel earlier this week came after the simultaneous failure of air compressor units on separate cars on the same eight car train. Read More

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Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
Family Sues Vallejo Police Over Fatal Shooting

Family Sues Vallejo Police Over Fatal Shooting

The family of Willie McCoy, the 20 year-old rap artist shot and killed by Vallejo Police, filed suit in US District Court against city and police leaders as well as the officers involved alleging McCoy's civil rights were... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
San Bruno Fire Victim: Attorney Holding Back PG&E Payments

San Bruno Fire Victim: Attorney Holding Back PG&E Payments

One of the victims of the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion filed a lawsuit Wednesday that claims his high-profile attorney – portrayed in the film "Erin Brockovich" – is keeping too much money PG&E paid to compensate for his severe... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
Criminal Investigation Underway Into Santa Rita Jail Death

Criminal Investigation Underway Into Santa Rita Jail Death

With no prior offenses, a judge allowed Dujuan Armstrong to serve a month in custody and the rest of his burglary term on weekends in Santa Rita jail in Dublin — so he could support his family and keep his job as a tow truck... Read More

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