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Uber Threatens To Fire Key Exec In Self-Driving Car DisputeUber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional right against self-incrimination so the ride-hailing service can comply with a court order.
Car Drives Into Times Square Crowd; 1 Dead, Nearly 20 InjuredA law enforcement official says a car that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others.
Stats Show Hwy 17 Growing More Dangerous For CommutersWhile Highway 17 has long been known for rush-hour gridlock, a new study shows the freeway has become a lot more treacherous for commuters in recent years.
Blinding Sun Possibly Led To Crash That Killed Alameda County DeputyA sunny stretch of I-580 may have led a bus carrying Tesla employees to fatally rear-end the car of an Alameda County sheriff's deputy.
California Set To Upgrade Driver LicensesWith a deadline looming, California is planning to spend more than $220 million to bring driver's licenses and state identification cards up to federal standards.
Sheriff's Deputy, Officer Killed In Modesto Car CrashA sheriff's deputy and a community service officer have died in Modesto when the patrol car they were riding in struck a building and caught fire.
Police Chase Ends In Fatal Crash At Concord PreschoolA police chase ended in a deadly crash in front of a Montessori school in Concord Saturday afternoon.
Elon Musk Posts Video Of 'Electric Sled' For Underground Tunnel TravelThe founder of the SpaceX and Tesla told a recent TED Talk his ideas for improving the speed and cost effectiveness of tunnel boring.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Highway 580 Tesla Employee Bus CrashAn off-duty Alameda County Sheriff's deputy was killed Friday when his car was rear-ended by a bus carrying Tesla employees, according to the California Highway Patrol.
More Suspicious Car Fires Set In Walnut Creek, LafayetteFirefighters said two more suspicious vehicle fires were set in the East Bay Friday morning -- this time in Lafayette and in Walnut Creek.
San Francisco Sues Uber for Driver InformationCity Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a petition Thursday in Superior Court seeking a court order for addresses and names of drivers who operate in the city.
Two Brentwood Cars Torched; Latest In String Of Suspicious FiresAuthorities on Thursday were investigating two early morning car fires in Contra Costa County, the latest in a string of suspicious East Bay car fires this week.

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