CBS 5 Investigates

Frustrated Parents Confront Vallejo School Board Over BullyingAngry parents seized control of a school board meeting in Vallejo Wednesday night, saying their children have been bullied and neither the schools nor the district are responding to their complaints.
More Vallejo Parents Say School District Not Responding To BullyingTwo 10-year-old girls who attend a Vallejo elementary school told CBS 5 they are constantly being sexually harassed, and their school isn't doing anything about it. Now we're hearing from victims of bullies at a middle school in the same district.
Vallejo Students Accuse School Of Ignoring Bullying ComplaintsTwo fifth graders at a Bay Area school told CBS 5 they are suffering from constant bullying. They accuse the school of sweeping their complaints under the rug.
Researchers Help Bay Area Firefighters Battle Hotter House FiresHouse fires are burning quicker and hotter than ever before, putting lives at risk. The Menlo Park Fire Department has teamed up with a Silicon Valley research firm to figure out why.
Is Bay Area Flea Market Merchandise A Real Steal? A popular Bay Area flea market offers rock-bottom prices for name brands. But where does the merchandise come from?
California Spending Big On Healthcare While Shipping Inmates To Outside HospitalsHealthcare for prisoners in California used to be so bad that a judge ruled it was unconstitutional and put a federal receiver in charge of fixing it.
Bay Area Landlord Accused Of Not Providing Heat, Ignoring MiceViviann Green was feeling grateful to get a small apartment for $2,300 a month. But right away she started noticing the problems, such as no heat and no hot water. But the worst problem was mice.
Some Central Calif. Landowners May Not Have Say On ‘Fracking’California landowners could be sitting on oil rich land deep beneath the land their home sits on. While landowners may own the surface land, what lies beneath could be sold off if oil is discovered.
Oil ‘Fracking’ May Come To Southern Monterey CountyHydraulic fracturing or “fracking” could make 14 billion barrels of oil reserves in the hills and valleys beyond the Monterey County town of San Ardo accessible.
New Homes For California Veterans Sit Empty As Taxpayers Foot BillCalifornia veterans are desperate for housing. But two brand new facilities are sitting empty, with taxpayers footing the bill.
Old TV Tubes May End Up At California Landfills, Despite FeesFor years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.
Fallout In Sacramento Over Bill To Ban 'Bullet Button'A CBS 5 investigation prompted Bay Area State Senator Leland Yee to close what gun control advocates called a giant loophole. But the effort to ban the so-called “bullet button” became a bureaucratic mess and eventually fizzled out.