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The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Prepares Site Near Reno For Possible Giga-Factory Location; Decision Still Months Away

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other locations.

07/31/2014

Surveillance footage of a woman suspected of robbing an 8-year-old girl selling candy outside a store near Divisadero and Eddy Streets in San Francisco on July 15, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Robbing, Hurting 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Candy

A woman accused of robbing and hurting an 8-year-old girl selling candy in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

07/22/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Still In The Running For Tesla Motors’ New Battery Factory

California is making a late push to land electric-car maker, Tesla Motors’ new high-tech battery factory that would create thousands of jobs.

07/21/2014

Surveillance footage of a woman suspected of robbing an 8-year-old girl selling candy outside a store near Divisadero and Eddy Streets in San Francisco on July 15, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Robs 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Candy Inside Of San Francisco Store

An 8-year-old girl selling candy inside a store in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood was robbed Monday by a woman who said she needed money for a bus fare, police said.

07/15/2014

(Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

Cars are triple-parked in front of The Battery on the 700 block of Battery St. in San Francisco. (Carlos E. Castañeda/CBS)

Valet Double-Parking At Private San Francisco Club The Battery Creates Traffic Aggravation For Drivers

Double-parking seems like a way of life for some parts of busy downtown San Francisco. Now a private club near the waterfront is adding to the aggravation of drivers because of its valet parking service.

06/26/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits California In Push For Tesla Battery Factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth in California.

06/11/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Driver Charged With Misdemeanor Battery; DA’s Office Wants To Make Example

A driver for the ridesharing service Uber was charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery Tuesday in San Francisco after striking a passenger and pulling a woman to the ground by her ponytail in separate incident, unrelated to Uber, the district attorney’s office said.

06/04/2014

Police Sirens

Livermore Police Investigate Possible Connection Of Sexual Battery To Series Of Attacks In Previous Years

Livermore police said Thursday that they’re investigating whether a sexual battery on a woman who was walking in Robertson Park last Friday evening is connected to a series of attacks that have happened to female walkers and joggers over the last seven years.

05/22/2014

Roger Lopez, a sex offender is suspected of sexually battering a UC Berkeley student near People's Park. (Source: Berkeley PD)

Sex Offender Suspected Of Sexually Battering UC Berkeley Student

University of California at Berkeley police are seeking the public’s help in finding a sex offender who is suspected of sexually battering a female student near People’s Park on Monday night.

05/13/2014

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