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NBC Bay Area's views on issues affecting Northern California

Friday, May 4, 2012

May 15 Teacher Deadline Looms

May 15 Teacher Deadline Looms

California protects teacher seniority by using a "last hired, first fired" policy. Since new, young teachers are almost always first to go, we're in danger of losing a generation of teachers.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Time to Reassess Prop 13

Time to Reassess Prop 13

NBC Bay Area supports an honest debate about the unintended results of Prop 13.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012

High-Speed Rail – Don’t Stop Now

High-Speed Rail – Don’t Stop Now

In 20 years, California’s population is expected to reach almost 50 million people. We have to improve our transportation network to support a 21st century economy.

Friday, Mar 16, 2012

Schools and Pink Slips

Schools and Pink Slips

Throughout California, thousands of public school teachers are - once again - anxiously waiting to see if they'll get pink slips on March 15th.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012

Three Strikes Reform

Three Strikes Reform

NBC Bay Area supports three strikes reform… so the punishment fits the crime. The measure would not change sentences for violent criminals.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012

Legislature Resists Will of People

Legislature Resists Will of People

Lawsuit Challenges Controller's Authority to Dock Pay

Friday, Feb 17, 2012

Declaring an Ecstasy Epidemic

Declaring an Ecstasy Epidemic

NBC Bay Area Editorial commending Santa Clara County for its approach to preventing drug abuse in the schools

Friday, Jan 20, 2012

The High Risks of Cutting Higher Ed

The High Risks of Cutting Higher Ed

NBC Bay Area believes we have to build a more educated workforce

Thursday, Dec 29, 2011

Get it Right The First Time

Get it Right The First Time

NBC Bay area believes that money spent on early education pays big dividends later on.

Friday, Dec 9, 2011

Holiday Hope

Holiday Hope

Give kindness and hope this holiday season

Top Stories
San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

A procession took late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee from a Daly City funeral home to City Hall early Friday. Lee will lie in state at the City Hall rotunda from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Coast Guardsman Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment
Coast Guardsman Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment

United States Coast Guardsman was found not guilty on multiple counts of child endangerment by a military judge Thursday in connection to the death of his three-year-old daughter more than six years ago.

Second Swimmer Attacked by Sea Lion in San Francisco Bay
Second Swimmer Attacked by Sea Lion in San Francisco Bay

The National Park Service has closed San Francisco’s Aquatic Park to swimming until Monday, Dec. 18 after 2 attacks by sea lions.

Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code
Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code

Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code.

Low Humidity, Gusty Winds Trigger Bay Area Red Flag Warning
Low Humidity, Gusty Winds Trigger Bay Area Red Flag Warning

A Red Flag Warning in effect for gusty winds and low humidity across most of the Bay Area from 10 p.m. Friday through 10 a.m. Sunday.

Inflammatory Letter Sheds Light on Uber's Alleged Misconduct
Inflammatory Letter Sheds Light on Uber's Alleged Misconduct

A former Uber security specialist accused the company of dispatching a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and using shady tactics to thwart its competition in the ride-hailing market, according an...