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Guide To Vacationing In Arizona

Use this travel guide to Arizona to help you sort out the best of what to see, where to eat and where to stay.


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

Tucson Courts Tesla Motors With Bid For New Battery Factory

City officials confirmed Sunday that they have made a bid for electric-car maker Tesla Motors to consider Tucson for the site of a massive battery factory that would employ 6,500 people.


A threatening text message received by state Sen. Leland Yee. (Bay City News Photo)

Bay Area Lawmaker Threats May Be Tied To Arizona Shooting

Detectives investigating the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona are considering a connection to California state Sen. Leland Yee, who has received death threats.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

A victim on a stretcher is taken to an ambulance following a shooting at a political event in Tucson, Ariz., Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. (AP)

Candlelight Vigil Held In Oakland For Arizona Shooting Victims

Hundreds gathered outside Oakland City Hall Wednesday evening to pay tribute to victims of the Tucson, Arizona shootings and to condemn violence in all its forms.


Emergency officials work at the scene of the shooting at a Safeway grocery store, Tucson, Arizona (AP)

Scholarship Fund Created For UCSC Grad Slain In Arizona Shooting

A scholarship fund has been established at the University of California, Santa Cruz in memory of Gabriel Zimmerman, a graduate of the school who was among six people killed in a shooting at a political event in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2011


Tucson Shooting Awakens California Gun Debate

Gun sales are surging in California since the Tucson shootings, and two new California sheriffs want to make it easier for Californians to carry concealed weapons.


Emergency officials work at the scene of the shooting at a Safeway grocery store, Tucson, Arizona (AP)

Arizona Shooting Victim Has Bay Area Ties

58-year-old Susan Hileman lived for many years in Tiburon, where she was on the board of the Reed Union School District.


Emergency officials work outside a Safeway grocery store, where US Representative of Arizona Gabrielle Giffords and others were shot, Tucson, Arizona. (AP)

California’s Tea Party: Don’t Blame Movement For Arizona Shooting

The California-based Tea Party Express said blaming their movement for the Arizona shooting that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is “outrageous.”

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

Stanford Basketball

Stanford-Arizona Game Postponed After Shootings

The University of Arizona has postponed its men’s basketball game against Stanford scheduled for Saturday afternoon in the wake of the shootings of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson.

CBS San Francisco–01/08/2011