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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...

Nov 15, 2011

The Truth About BPA*

The Truth About BPA*

*As best we can figure it out.

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...

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?

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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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Loma Prieta: Looking Back on the Earthquake 30 Years Later
Loma Prieta: Looking Back on the Earthquake 30 Years Later

Thirty years ago Thursday, the Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the Bay Area, shaking buildings from their foundations, flattening a freeway in Oakland and dislodging a section of the Bay Bridge.

Workers Fled Crockett Fire, Didn't Activate Fire Suppression
Workers Fled Crockett Fire, Didn't Activate Fire Suppression

Firefighters who rushed to battle the raging fire at the NuStar tank farm in Crockett found the front gate locked, and the employees had scattered without activating the facility’s automated fire suppression...

Not Getting Enough Sleep? What’s Your Excuse?
Not Getting Enough Sleep? What’s Your Excuse?

Whatever the reason, nothing should stand between you and a better night's sleep. Here's how to catch better zzz's.

California Earthquake Alerts Become Available Statewide
California Earthquake Alerts Become Available Statewide

Earthquake early warning alerts became publicly available throughout California on Thursday.

Mulvaney: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part Over Election Probe
Mulvaney: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part Over Election Probe

The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S.

Lake County Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations
Lake County Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations

A brush fire in Lake County prompted mandatory evacuations Thursday night, according to Cal Fire.