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More on the NUMMI Diaspora

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Salvador Sanchez worked at NUMMI for more than 18 years. He was a manager of a plastics shop, 45, and when the plant closed, the sole breadwinner for his family. He grew up in Fremont, bought a house in Dublin, … Continue reading »


LAN, or "Life After NUMMI"

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Mark O’Kennon was an Assistant Manager in Quality Control for the truck and car operations, overseeing as many as 180 people at New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. when the plant closed last year. He was there for 25 years. He … Continue reading »


More on the NUMMI Layoffs

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About 300 workers injured in the last days before NUMMI closed, could benefit from a proposed class-action lawsuit to be filed later today against NUMMI and Toyota. That from the Oakland Tribune. The deal ironed out between NUMMI and  leaders … Continue reading »


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 »