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Friday, Dec 21, 2018
Caltrans Can't Say What's Eating Away at the Bay Bridge

Caltrans Can't Say What's Eating Away at the Bay Bridge

Despite a $1 million dollar study, Caltrans cannot say whether or not microscopic organisms are gouging the pits found on some of the 13 giant steel piles whose performance is critical to assure that the new Bay Bridge fulfills its... Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018
SF Mayor Breed Defends Clemency Request For Brother

SF Mayor Breed Defends Clemency Request For Brother

Mayor London Breed on Wednesday defended her letter to the governor urging that he free her imprisoned brother in the face of strong criticism from the victim’s family that her intervention smacks of abuse of power. Read More

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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018
San Francisco Mayor Requests Brother's Early Release

San Francisco Mayor Requests Brother's Early Release

San Francisco Mayor London Breed has written a letter asking for outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown’s help to free her brother, who is not eligible for parole for another 15 years in a notorious homicide case. Read More

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Thursday, Nov 29, 2018
PG&E Data Shows Success of Shutting Off Power in North Bay

PG&E Data Shows Success of Shutting Off Power in North Bay

The power shutoff program Pacific Gas and Electric invoked the month before the deadly Camp fire may have averted nearly two dozen fires in the North Bay, given the extensive wind damage to its equipment, according to data... Read More

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Friday, Dec 14, 2018
Congressional Report Confirms NBC Bay Area Investigation

Congressional Report Confirms NBC Bay Area Investigation

Tens of thousands of children are working in America's agricultural fields. That's according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, which publicly confirms what NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit first reported... Read More

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Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
No Date Set on When Transbay Transit Terminal Will Reopen

No Date Set on When Transbay Transit Terminal Will Reopen

The cracks in critical beams that shut down the Salesforce Transbay transit terminal started at the rough edges of holes ordered cut in the four-inch thick steel during fabrication, a New York-based engineer told the project’s... Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
NBC Bay Area Wins 2019 Alfred I. duPont Columbia Award

NBC Bay Area Wins 2019 Alfred I. duPont Columbia Award

Columbia Journalism School’s 2019 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards honored the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit for its investigation “Drivers Under Siege.” Read More

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Monday, Dec 17, 2018
PG&E Shakes Up Management After Inspections Questioned

PG&E Shakes Up Management After Inspections Questioned

PG&E says it shook up management in light of what it calls “unacceptable” conduct by unspecified managers who regulators say exerted pressure on crews to falsify “tens of thousands” of gas safety inspections as being on time... Read More

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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Leaning Millennium Tower Submits $100 Million Fix Plan

Leaning Millennium Tower Submits $100 Million Fix Plan

A consultant working for the Millennium Tower developer on Tuesday formally submitted his proposed $100 million fix for the tilting and sinking Millennium Tower, a solution that involves floating one corner of the building off... Read More

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Friday, Nov 30, 2018
How Vulnerable Are Bay Area Bridges to a Major Earthquake?

How Vulnerable Are Bay Area Bridges to a Major Earthquake?

Over years of research and investigation, NBC Bay Area found hundreds of bridges (which includes overpasses) in California and the San Francisco Bay Area that are vulnerable and need repair, even without an earthquake. Read More

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