The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), San Francisco’s transportation network, serves more than 420,000 commuters each day. KNTV’s investigative unit spent months recording on BART trains at all hours to explore how a once-renowned transportation network became one of the most dangerous in the country.
The one-hour documentary takes a look back at the damage that the devastating earthquake caused — and the stories of bravery and survival that shone through despite the destruction. “Hearing the stories of survival from the people whose lives were shaken by the Loma Prieta earthquake was moving and powerful,” said Stacy Owen, KNTV general manager.
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The documentary exposes allegations that the school covered up nearly three decades of sexual abuse on campus and shielded teachers accused of abusing students from prosecution. “If it weren’t for our investigative team’s reporting, many of these allegations may have never come to light,” said Stephanie Adrouny, KNTV’s news director.
California Live takes viewers across the state to experience must-see destinations, a diverse culinary scene, thrilling adventures, and everything top-of-mind to Californians. “The show will introduce viewers to newsmakers, celebrities and people who make our state great,” said Steve Carlston, KNBC’s general manager.
America’s Wine Country introduces viewers to some of the growers, innovators and dreamers whose stories shape not only the wine they lovingly craft, but the larger story of wine in the Bay Area. “After watching the film we hope viewers will stop and think about the story behind the label the next time they uncork a bottle of local wine,” said Stacy Owen, KNTV’s general manager.
The NBC and Telemundo stations in San Francisco are hosting an all-day fundraiser today that will help individuals move on from the shelters and will be used to help find temporary and permanent housing, make up for lost work wages, cover transportation and relocation costs as well as extra money for food and gas. “As we all watch the devastating images of individuals and neighborhoods impacted by the wildfires, we all want to help in some way,” said Stacy Owen, KNTV’s general manager.
It’s a common complaint from local TV news viewers. Why does the news always have to be so bad? Aren’t there some good news stories you can report? Stories about kindness, compassion and generosity? In San Francisco, KNTV has introduced viewers to remarkable people each week since 2012.