Records show Mill Valley School District credit cards were charged for lavish lunches, groceries, high-priced hotels and luxury transportation. Between 2014 and 2019, more than $163,000 was spent, concerning some parents.
San Francisco saw a record 699 fatal drug overdoses in 2020 a 63% increase over the previous year. Experts believe the coronavirus pandemic may be exacerbating the death toll.
Bay Area law enforcement agencies engaged in long-term reform efforts -- including having independent oversight -- are paying much less in civil penalties for injuring or killing people than many departments left to police themselves, a KTVU investigation has found.
KTVU requested the public records of settlements, jury awards and civil judgments from 12 of the Bay Area’s largest law enforcement agencies that had to pay out damages stemming from excessive force and wrongful death lawsuits since 2015. The analysis shows that for the most part, agencies that have been under major reforms over the last decade or more, such as Oakland and San Francisco paid out significantly less than departments with no oversight, such as the Alameda County Sheriff and Vallejo police.
Most hotels will close to those experiencing homelessness in early 2021, according to Alameda County, as funding runs short and efforts focus on permanent affordable housing.
An employee with the California Employment Development Department said thousands of fraudulent unemployment claims are being processed because of lax management, little oversight and an inability to properly flag suspicious claims.
Nearly two dozen current and former Cal women's soccer players have contacted KTVU to share disturbing accounts of verbal abuse, bullying, and mistreatment by their long-time coach. Their stories stretch back more than a decade and they all say they were brushed off when they complained.
Jolynn McCabe's situation - calling dispatch for a non-criminal emergency that ended in handcuffs and injury - puts a renewed focus on reforming police departments and what society can do better to help those facing a mental health crisis.
An audit found the city of Oakland let 2,400 buildings go unchecked, violating state law and potentially putting people and businesses at risk.
Broken thermometers, no mask mandates, a lack of training and lax screenings may have contributed to COVID-19 outbreaks at several California prisons.
Women from UC Berkeley's soccer team break their silence about what they allege was emotional abuse, bullying, intimidation, and mistreatment from their long-time coach.
San Francisco has seen the most overdoses ever this year, and most people are dying indoors, a KTVU investigation found. Experts believe social isolation during the coronavirus many be causing more people to die.
Santa Rita Jail based in Dublin, Calif. has the highest number of inmate deaths in the Bay Area, and has an even higher jail death rate than Los Angeles County, which has the largest jail system in the country. 2 Investigates took an unprecedented look at who was dying and why.
Three months after a contractor hit a gas line and PG&E made an emergency repair, the homeowner was billed by the utility for confusing charges and even his own dirt.
State data provided by the Employment Development Department (EDD) has unemployment claims for last week down to just 158,877 – a six-month low.
Testimony from former Vallejo police Officer Ryan McMahon over the shooting of an unarmed Black man raises new questions about how thoroughly the killing was investigated.
A massive COVID-19 outbreak at a Santa Clara County nursing home has left a dozen dead and infected 75 residents after hospital patients were moved into a separate wing of the Gilroy facility two months ago.
California farmworkers are facing rising risks to their health as they deal with harsh conditions including extreme heat, smoky air and increased exposure to COVID-19.
After the Employment Development Department’s unemployment help line was on hold for two weeks to improve claim processing and address backlogged claims and fraud, it remains difficult to access assistance from the agency.
Investigators with Cal Fire are set up on a remote vineyard on a secluded hillside in Napa Valley as they probe for the origin and cause of the destructive Glass Fire. Several neighbors told KTVU they witnessed flames erupt from the same area when the fire first ignited.