KPIX 5 Investigates
The USDA said it will increase inspections of imported beef, in the midst of a horsemeat scandal in Europe. So far, none of the tainted products have made it to the United States. But the scandal is renewing efforts to ban American horse slaughter.
If you’ve ever been on the subway in New York or Tokyo, you’re familiar with how packed trains can be. Commuters who ride BART are increasingly experiencing crushing crowds and packed trains.
A Bay Area race track is investigating why one of its thoroughbreds ended up on the auction block, where horses are at risk of being sent to slaughter.
Nearly 600,000 veterans are going to back to school on the GI bill. But many veterans are recruited by for-profit schools with high tuition, high default and high drop out rates.
Bicycle thefts have risen to epidemic levels in much of the Bay Area. With thefts on the rise, cyclists are banding together to get their rides back.
California horses are supposed to be protected by law from slaughter for human consumption. Yet many still end up in the slaughter pipeline, including thoroughbreds. That’s why some race tracks are taking protective action.
Americans don’t eat horsemeat, but we do export horses for slaughter. Most end up on dining tables in Europe and China. While California is one of the few states that bans the exports, some activists have said the ban isn’t working.