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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

Some of the most hard-to-reach mentally ill only get treatment after doing damage to themselves or others. What if there were a way to force them into treatment before then? There is, except hardly anyone...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

The Truth About BPA*

The Truth About BPA*

*As best we can figure it out.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011

PG&E Answers

PG&E Answers

4 months into his new job and charged with turning around the gas division of PG&E: that's what Executive Vice President of Gas Operations Nick Stavropoulos signed up for. He sits down for an exclusive one...

Saturday, Oct 29, 2011

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

No city in the Bay Area has been hit harder by the bad economy than Vallejo. So, who's the guy getting credit for turning things around?

Monday, Oct 24, 2011

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

A Bay Area family is among dozens struggling to bring home their baby from Ethiopia. They say the U.S. government is to blame. Vicky Nguyen reports.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2011

Don't Buy This Car

Don't Buy This Car

Unsafe cars are making their way back onto the road thanks to "curbstoners." NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas shows us who they are, how they work, and what to look out for.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011

Video: Taser Dangers

Video: Taser Dangers

More and more law enforcement agencies are signing up to use the "less than lethal" devices made by Taser International. But one Bay Area family received a 2.85 million dollar settlement with the company after a...

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

Letter Scams

Letter Scams

It appears to be a new twist on an old scam. Spam that used to show up in your inbox is now arriving in your mailbox. And scammers aren't just targeting your money, they're also making money by recruiting...

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2011

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

You probably get at least one a day--an email from a deal website offering you deep discounts on everything from dinner to drycleaning. But what happens when you don't get what you paid for? More customers...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

It's electricity where it shouldn't be. Stray voltage can deliver a powerful, even deadly shock. It has been the cause of nearly 2 dozen deaths in the U.S. over the past few years.

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Fire Crews Battling Several Fires in Contra Costa County
Fire Crews Battling Several Fires in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa firefighters were working two significant East County fires Saturday afternoon, a day when several triple-digit temperatures were recorded in the eastern reaches of the Bay Area.

#PermitPatty: Woman Calls Police on Black Girl Selling Water
#PermitPatty: Woman Calls Police on Black Girl Selling Water

We had #BBQBecky and #JoggerJoe, and now there's #PermitPatty. A viral video showed a white woman on the phone, calling the police on an 8-year-old black girl who was selling water bottles Friday afternoon near...

Weekend Warmup Triggers Possible Heat Risks, Fire Danger
Weekend Warmup Triggers Possible Heat Risks, Fire Danger

The National Weather Service is warning Bay Area residents about potential heat risks and fire danger as a brief period of scorching weather makes its way toward the region this weekend.

Report: Navy Plans to Build Camp for Migrants in Concord
Report: Navy Plans to Build Camp for Migrants in Concord

Time Magazine reported Friday that it has obtained exclusive documents which shows that the U.S. Navy is planning to construct detention centers to house tens of thousands of immigrants in Alabama, Arizona...

Protesters, Democrats Want Immigrant Families Reunited
Protesters, Democrats Want Immigrant Families Reunited

Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump...

2018 Pride Guide: San Francisco Celebrates LGBT Community
2018 Pride Guide: San Francisco Celebrates LGBT Community

San Francisco will once again celebrate the LGBT community during a festive weekend jam-packed with events and an annual parade.