electric cars

Vallejo hopes to plug into the electric car market

Aug 16, 2016
Max Pringle

 

 

 

If you’re a former Navy town that’s been navigating rough economic seas since your base closed 20 years ago, a high-tech electric car assembly plant may just be the thing you’re looking for to turn your fortunes around.

The Bridge: Life after NUMMI

Aug 5, 2016
Kyle Trefny

We wrap up the first season of The Bridge with one of our favorite stories - about the aftermath of the closure of the NUMMI car factory in Fremont, California.

Division Street Bike Lanes. San Francisco Bike Coalition. Used under CC license, cropped and resized.

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Where Are Division Street's Homeless Expected To Go? // Hoodline

"To learn more about where the city expects Division Street's homeless to go by Friday's deadline, we reached out to Sam Dodge, executive director of the Mayor's Office of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships & Engagement (HOPE)."

California Coast V, Ryan Lothian, used under CC license, cropped and resized

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Morro Bay: Coastal Commission fires popular executive director // San Jose Mercury News

California prisons are equipping themselves with new technology that can block inmates from using smuggled cell phones. Prison officials want to crack down on illegal phone usage within prison walls because inmates may be using them to conduct criminal transactions.