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Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Recruits Tell Fire Chief of Hazing at SF Fire Academy

Recruits Tell Fire Chief of Hazing at SF Fire Academy

Eight cadets say they are victims of racist abuse and hazing at the San Francisco Fire Academy, according to a letter they wrote to the city’s fire chief obtained by NBC Bay Area News Friday. Read More

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Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Grow at Presentation High

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Grow at Presentation High

The group of teachers and staff accused of sexually assaulting or harassing students at a Catholic high school for girls in San Jose is growing after an explosive essay published in the Washington Post last month described... Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

An NBC Bay Area investigative series into the misuse of school officers is being honored with a prestigious Peabody Award. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Third Party Equipment May Have Started Tubbs Fire: PG&E

Third Party Equipment May Have Started Tubbs Fire: PG&E

In new court filings PG&E argues a “third party” tapping into the utility’s electrical lines in Calistoga may have been the cause of the Tubbs fire. Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Study: Bay Area Latino Students Lag Behind Whites in Math

Study: Bay Area Latino Students Lag Behind Whites in Math

Four Bay Area counties show the largest achievement gaps between Latino and white students on the most recent math assessments, according to a new study by The Education Trust-West. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Current Efforts to Prevent Mega Fires Leave State Vulnerable

Current Efforts to Prevent Mega Fires Leave State Vulnerable

Wildfire scientists say that to prevent another mega fire, Northern California needs to quickly expand its fire prevention programs. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered a tangled web of fire prevention efforts that... Read More

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Monday, Nov 6, 2017
Presentation High Addresses Sexual Assault Allegations

Presentation High Addresses Sexual Assault Allegations

Teachers and counselors spoke to students today at San Jose’s Presentation High school, an all-girls Catholic school, about sexual assault allegations dating back nearly three decades involving a former Spanish teacher that... Read More

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Friday, Nov 3, 2017
Officials Order Safety Review of Entire Oroville Dam

Officials Order Safety Review of Entire Oroville Dam

The California Department of Water Resources announced this week the Oroville Dam will undergo an overall safety review. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
SF Landlord Used Plastic Bags to Plug Water Leak for Months

SF Landlord Used Plastic Bags to Plug Water Leak for Months

After years of heavy criticism and scathing audits, the San Francisco Housing Authority is in the process of turning over its more than 6,000 public housing units to new management, consisting of mostly private organizations. While Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Experts Fear Automated PG&E Technology in North Bay Fires

Experts Fear Automated PG&E Technology in North Bay Fires

A common outage-prevention technology that has been blamed for fueling wildfires worldwide may have helped spark the North Bay firestorm, experts say. Read More

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