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Sideshows Continue In Oakland Despite Police CrackdownA sideshow at Market and Adeline in North Oakland was caught on video Sunday night.
Tesla Posts Quarterly Profit, Surprising Wall Street And Thrilling InvestorsTesla posted an unexpected profit, surprising Wall Street and thrilling investors and its customer base.
San Jose Gets $14M For New Electric Vehicle Charging StationsSan Jose is ramping up electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city with a new $14 million investment, courtesy of the California Energy Commission and San Jose Clean Energy.
2 Benicia Solar Power Employees Guilty In $1B Fraud Scheme, Feds Auction Prized CarsTwo employees of a Benicia solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
San Francisco Supes Approve Law Requiring EV Charging Stations In Parking Lots, GaragesSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to require some city parking lots and garages to provide charging stations for electric vehicles.
18th Spare the Air Alert of 2019 Issued for SundayA short hot spell in the forecast, combined with car exhaust, has prompted air district officials to issue a Spare the Air alert for smog on Sunday.
Drivers Say Tesla 'Smart Summon' Feature Not Road-ReadyAmid reports of crashes, near-misses and software glitches, there are growing calls for Tesla to put the brakes on a newly-unveiled self-driving feature that lets the car drive itself to pick up its operator.
MTC Approves $4M Contract To Transition Bay Area Toward Cashless TollsThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission unanimously approved a $4 million contract Wednesday for consultation services to help switch the Bay Area to an all electronic toll future. 
San Jose Crash Victims Wouldn't Risk Lives Over 'Random' Street Race, Family SaysFamily members of two men killed in a horrific car crash in San Jose Saturday evening are questioning the police department's assertion that the men were in a street race when they died.
East Bay Sideshow Crackdowns Yield Several Arrests, Citations, Towed CarsSideshow crackdown operations in Antioch and Oakland resulted in multiple arrests, citations and towed vehicles over the weekend. 
Tesla Offers Insurance To Car Buyers In California, With Eye Toward Driverless FutureTesla owners in California can now buy insurance from the electric car company in what may be the first step toward the unconventional automaker providing coverage for a fleet of driverless taxis.
Monterey Car Week Shows Off World's Rarest, Ultra Luxury CarsIt is that time of year when car lovers and collectors, and automakers transform the Monterey area into a huge celebration.