Articles by

Jaxon Van Derbeken

Public Works Rehired Firm That Missed Garbage Overcharging

Top city officials were left in the dark even after an outside consulting firm confirmed early last...

UC Berkeley Claims Legal Immunity for International Student's Deportation

Henrique Faria left his job as a lawyer in Brazil to study advanced tax law at Berkeley....

‘Clueless' Tree Crews Left Trees Near Power Lines: PG&E Emails

A PG&E subcontract tree inspector worried back in 2018 that “clueless” crews were missing at-risk trees near...

SF Public Works Finance Head Was Alerted to Recology Overcharge: Documents

Documents obtained by NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit indicate that top Public Works financial officials were alerted...

SF Supervisors Seek Probe of Golden Gate Park Ferris Wheel Deal

Two San Francisco supervisors called Tuesday for the city to investigate a deal setting aside a portion...

State Pushes Back on Judge's Plan to Expand PG&E Shutoffs

The state’s top emergency official joined state utility regulators to push back against a judge’s proposed order...

Judge Presses PG&E for Zogg Fire Answers

A judge is pressing PG&E to explain why one of its contract tree inspectors concluded an apparently...