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Detroit Auto Show West Event At Tesla Motor’s Menlo Park Dealership
Date Saturday January 09
Time 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
Tesla Motors Inc. Menlo Park Dealership
300 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 413-6250
For information from Tesla Motors Inc. call 650-413-4000

http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS310&q=tesla+motors+menlo+park+dealership&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&oq=&aqi=
Event Type Press Conference
Organizer/AuthorCalifornia Coalition For Workers Memorial Day
The California Coalition For Workers Memorial Day and the Raging Grannies Action League will be having a press conference/musical presentation at the Menlo Park dealership of Tesla Motors Inc. It is held in conjunction with the Detroit Auto show where Tesla is presenting a Roadster electric car. Workers and environmentalists are asking why Tesla is planning to build a "green" electric auto plant on a toxic dump site.

Press Release

1/9/2010 Detroit Auto Show West Event At Tesla Motor’s Menlo Park Dealership
Press Conference/Musical Presentation
Is Tesla Nuts Building An Auto Plant At A Toxic Dump Site?

Time: 11:30 AM
Place: Tesla Motors Inc. Menlo Park Dealership
300 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 413-6250
For information from Tesla Motors Inc. call 650-413-4000

http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS310&q=tesla+motors+menlo+park+dealership&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&oq=&aqi=

For contact information
California Coalition For Workers Memorial Day
(415)867-0628
http://www.workersmemorialday.org

Raging Grannies Action League
info [at] raginggrannies.com

Car Race Going Off A Cliff?

Tesla has launched their Roadster electric car on a run from Los Angeles to the Detroit auto show opening on January 8, 2010. Tesla hopes long car trip ends 'range anxiety'-Need Flyer In LA At Start Of Car Race?
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/12/15/BUBU1B45AM.DTL
The question is why at the same time would they want to build a “green” car assembly plant at a toxic dump site? Is this car race going off the cliff for Tesla?


The California Coalition For Workers Memorial Day and the Peninsula Raging Grannies will be having a press/education/musical event in conjunction with the Detroit Auto Show which opens in Detroit on January 8, 2009.
Tesla management and the Google major stake holders Larry Page and Sergey Brin along with former owner of Paypal Elon Musk are moving ahead with plans to build a “green” auto assembly plant at the toxic downey dump site in southern California where hundreds of workers have been sickened.
They have also received a $465 million loan from the Obama Department of Energy DOE to build the non-union assembly auto plant. Why would these billionaire owners need a US government loan to build a green electric car plant if they believe in this product?
The SF peninsula based Raging Grannies are active supporters of “green” technology and electric cars but do not believe that Tesla should be building or considering to build such a site at a former Super Fund toxic dump site where IATSE movie propmakers and SEIU Kaiser workers have become sickened. The site owner and toxic developer Stuart Lichter who owns IRG and toxic dump sites around the country recently lost a SLAPP suit in which he charged the injured workers and advocates had slandered him and his business. Has Tesla learned the results of this suit of Stuart Lichter to cover up the deadly dangers at the toxic dump site?
IATSE Local 44 movie propmaker Steve Basile visited the world headquarters of Tesla in San Carlos on December 9, 2009 and was told by Tesla Vice President for communications Ricardo Reyes that they were concerned and would make arrangements to meet with the workers.
Instead Reyes and Tesla have refused to return email and calls from the injured movie workers at the Downey site.
http://blip.tv/file/2979892

California Coalition For Workers Memorial Day
http://www.workersmemorialday.org
http://blip.tv/file/2453925 Press Conference Los Angeles Press Club
http://blip.tv/file/2483914 Testimony by Downey Workers At Downey Kaiser Hospital Site
http://letsintroduceourselves.us/wordpress/
http://downey.kaiserpapers.info/
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Added to the calendar on Monday Dec 21st, 2009 12:01 PM

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