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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
58-year-old Susan Hileman lived for many years in Tiburon, where she was on the board of the Reed Union School District.
The California-based Tea Party Express said blaming their movement for the Arizona shooting that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is “outrageous.”
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.