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

Tesla Looking Outside Of California For Battery “Giga Factory”

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.


Fremont Fire Department vehicles on the scene of an industrial accident at the Tesla factory on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA: Tesla Factory Had Previous Safety Violation

The Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned by hot metal was previously cited for a safety violation that led to an injury, a state official said Thursday.


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

3 Workers Injured In Accident At Fremont Tesla Factory, CEO Speaks Out

Three workers were sent to the hospital with burns following an industrial accident at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont on Wednesday.



ConsumerWatch: FDA Bid To Test Chinese-Made Dog Treats Denied

Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.


Family Farmed Expo Reconnects Farmers And Consumers

Tour Bay Area Food Factories

All kinds of delicious food is made right here in the Bay Area. Go behinds the scenes and see how it’s made, from popular Peet’s Coffee to the famed Semifreddi’s Bakery. Yum!



Free Bay Area Food Factory Tours

Eye on the Bay’s Brian Hackney went in search of some free samples and turned up this list of the most popular FREE food (and drink) factory tours in the Bay Area.

KPIX 5–08/01/2011

Apple iPad 2

Explosion At China iPad Factory Shows Supply Risks

An explosion at one of two factories that make Apple’s new iPad 2 highlights the risks of a global manufacturing strategy that has cut costs but concentrates production in a few locations.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

The NUMMI Factory

Former NUMMI Workers To Get $2 Million For Retraining

Alameda County has approved an additional $2 million to train former workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing plant for other jobs.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Fremont Solar Company Shelves Factory Plans, Layoffs Instead

A highly-touted Fremont solar company has scrapped its expansion plans.


Eye On The Bay: Factories

Eye On The Bay: Factories – 11/4/10

Factories: Suspenders, Coffee and Pastries Our ongoing series of tours of Bay Area factories.  Features include an East Bay suspender manufacturer, Peet’s Coffee and the famed Semifreddi’s Bakery.   Peet’s Coffee and Tea: Semifreddi’s […]

KPIX 5–11/04/2010