Alameda County Sheriff pressures Tesla to shut down Fremont factory

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The San Francisco Bay Area is in lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Under a “shelter in place” order announced Monday, people in seven Bay Area counties are prohibited from leaving their homes except for essential activities like visiting the doctor or buying food.
Tesla’s Fremont car factory is in Alameda County, which is participating in the lockdown. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been defiant. In a Monday evening email, he told employees that they could stay home from work if they felt sick. However, he wrote, “I will personally be at work” on Tuesday.
But late on Tuesday, the Alameda County Sheriff’s office fired a shot across Tesla’s bow:Read 6 remaining paragraphs | Comments
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