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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

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

California Back In Running For Tesla Electric Car Battery Plant, CEO Elon Musk Says

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said California is back in the running for a massive battery plant it plans to start building this year.

05/07/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Man Arrested For Sexual Battery Against Woman Near MacArthur BART Station

A 24-year-old man was arrested for sexual battery against a woman on Thursday morning near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland, police said.

04/14/2014

Berkeley Police generic, police car, cruiser, patrol

Man Who Tried To Take Berkeley Cop’s Gun Held On Attempted Murder Charge

A 41-year-old man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder, battery on an officer and other charges after allegedly trying to take a gun from a Berkeley police officer on Monday, police said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Surveillance video of an attack of a woman on Market Street during San Francisco Pride weekend on June 30, 2013. (San Francisco Police Department)

Man Found Guilty In Brutal Assault Of Woman During SF Pride Weekend

An Oakland man charged with a brutal attack on a San Francisco woman during Pride Weekend last year was convicted Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

02/13/2014

(CBS)

Fairfield Jail Inmate Uses Fire Extinguisher In Failed Escape Attempt

An inmate tried to escape from the Solano County jail Monday morning, a county sheriff’s deputy said.

02/11/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen May Get Charges Dropped After Fight

A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.

02/08/2014

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