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Sing the Song of the Electric

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Elon Musk was on sister station KCRW in Santa Monica earlier this week, talking about Tesla’s decision to manufacture in Fremont. Downey – within broadcasting range – was crestfallen, as you might imagine, so Musk chose his words cautiously. Without … Continue reading »


Surprise, Surprise

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Tesla and Toyota, together in Fremont! Production of the Model S will begin in 2012,  using about 1,000 workers – a fifth of those who worked for NUMMI. “The new Tesla factory will give us plenty of room to grow,” … Continue reading »


Bits & Pieces

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Many small and mid-size wineries are sour on proposed legislation in Washington DC that could make it difficult, if not impossible, for them to ship product directly to consumers. Portfolio reports H.R. 5034, backed by alcohol wholesalers, would give more … Continue reading »