Killer Alien Weed Invades Bay Area, Sucking Life Out Of Trees, Other PlantsAn invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
Tesla Renovating Shuttered Distribution Facility In Central ValleyElectric car manufacturer Tesla is taking over a vacant distribution facility in the Central Valley town of Lathrop, according to a published report.
'Unsanitary' Central Valley Slaughterhouse That Supplies School Lunch Meat ReopensA Central Valley meat processing plant that was shuttered by federal inspectors Monday because of unsanitary conditions has reopened.
California Foster Farms Plant Closing Again Amid Cockroach Infestation ProblemA California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it's "voluntarily and temporarily" suspending operations again.
Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Prohibited In ConcordOutdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.
Cereal Maker Wants To Pack Its Boxes And Move Out Of CaliforniaPost Foods announced last week that it has made a tentative decision to shut down its last plant in the Golden State, in the Central Valley town of Modesto. A final decision was expected in April.
ConsumerWatch: FDA Bid To Test Chinese-Made Dog Treats DeniedFour 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.
Tesla Motors Touts Fremont Job Creation From Federal LoanThe Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.
Native SF Plant Thought Extinct Gets New LifeCuttings from a native San Francisco plant once thought extinct in the wild are now yielding hundreds of new seedlings.
Intel To Invest $8B In Chip-Making Technology, US ManufacturingIntel Corp. will spend $6 billion to $8 billion on new chip manufacturing technology in its U.S. factories and will build a new development plant in Oregon.
Tesla Set To Take Over Operations At NUMMIA Fremont auto plant that began operating nearly 50 years ago will enter a new phase in its existence on Friday when it is taken over by Tesla Motors.