Nothing could shake his resolve that his children would get the best education that money could buy.
The charges were later resolved under an agreement that would allow King to avoid a conviction if he obeyed certain conditions.
Mr. Avilas injury was resolved through a Stanford program known as Pearl, short for Process for Early Assessment, Resolution and Learning.
Environmental campaigners say the deal is a model for resolving similar land-use disputes around the world.
Tesla several years ago said it would consider a federal lawsuit to resolve the issue if it couldnt come to an arrangement with individual states.