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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

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 27: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Oakland Athletics Beat Texas Rangers, 9-3

John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

07/27/2014

(CBS)

SF-Based Charles Schwab To Create 1,200 Jobs In Texas After Getting Incentive Package

Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday that the financial services company’s Austin expansion will create 823 jobs and should generate $210 million in capital investment over the next decade.

07/24/2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was raised by his grandparents in Mountain View. Vargas has recently revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant. (YouTube / Define American)

Bay Area Journalist, Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained By Border Patrol In Texas

A journalist and immigrant rights advocate with Bay Area ties, who has lived and worked illegally in the U.S. for years, was released after being detained by the Border Patrol in Texas on Tuesday.

07/15/2014

Authorities on the scene of a mass shooting in Spring, Texas, near Houston on July 9, 2014. According to authorities, four children and two adults were killed. (CBS)

6 Killed, Including 4 Children, After Gunman Opens Fire In Home Near Houston

A man involved in a domestic dispute opened fire at a suburban Houston home Wednesday evening, killing six people, four of them children, and wounding a 15-year-old girl, authorities said.

07/09/2014

State Senator Ted Gaines visits Austin, Texas. (CBS SF)

California State Senator Visits Texas To Recruit Companies For Move West

California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.

06/30/2014

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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Comments On Homosexuality, Alcoholism A ‘Mistake’ He ‘Stepped Right In’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it was a mistake for him to use a story about alcoholism to explain his views on homosexuality.

06/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 18: (L-R) Yoenis Cespedes #52, Craig Gentry #3 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate defeating the Texas Rangers 4-2 at O.co Coliseum on June 18, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Moss Hits Tiebreaking RBI Double To Lift A’s Over Rangers

Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the fifth inning and Sonny Gray pitched Oakland over the Texas Rangers 4-2 Wednesday, giving the Athletics the best record in the majors.

06/18/2014

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

California-Bashing Texas Gov. Rick Perry Reportedly Thinking Of Moving To Golden State

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who bashes what he calls California’s high-tax and over-regulated ways as he persuades California firms to move to Texas, is reportedly contemplating his own move to the Golden State.

06/17/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 16: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics is tagged out at third base by Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rangers Get 4th Straight Win At Oakland Coliseum With 14-8 Victory Over A’s

Daniel Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis overcame an uneven start to win for the first time in more than three weeks and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night.

06/16/2014

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