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Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Bankruptcy Judge Approves $370K In Solyndra Bonuses

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved close to $370,000 in bonuses for certain employees of Solyndra LLC, a solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before declaring bankruptcy.

02/22/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Bankrupt Solyndra Caught Destroying Brand New Parts

After filing for bankruptcy last year, Fremont solar company Solyndra still owes American taxpayers half a billion dollars. But CBS 5 caught them destroying millions of dollars worth of parts.

01/19/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Allow $500K In Bonuses

The Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.

01/12/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Laid Off Solyndra Workers Invited to Special Career Fair

High tech workers formerly employed by Solyndra are getting some much-needed help in the search for new jobs. Two cities are holding career fairs specifically for laid off workers of the failed solar start-up.

12/12/2011

American Airlines passengers at the ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

American Airlines Parent Files For Bankruptcy; SFO Flights Not Impacted

The parent company of American Airlines and affiliate American Eagle Airlines has become the latest in legacy airlines to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

11/29/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Top GOP Aide For House Panel Has Solyndra Ties

The top GOP aide to a House committee investigating Fremont-based Solyndra Inc. once worked for a lobbying firm that helped the now-bankrupt solar company apply for a half-billion-dollar federal loan.

11/28/2011

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Andronico’s Closing Another Berkeley Store

A long-time Bay Area based supermarket will shut its doors for good at their Telegraph Avenue location.

11/26/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Potential Buyers Show Little Interest In Solyndra

The Fremont solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government has been unable to attract much interest from potential buyers to take over its operations.

11/22/2011

Energy Secretary Steven Chu testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the government support for the failed solar panel company Solyndra on Capitol Hill November 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Energy Secretary Denies Politics Influenced Solyndra Deal

Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified Thursday that no one from the White House ever contacted him to make a political decision on a half-billion-dollar loan to a Fremont solar company that later went bankrupt.

11/17/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Former Solyndra CEO Got $456,000 Severance

New court documents show the founder and former CEO of solar panel maker Solyndra Inc. negotiated a severance package worth almost half a million dollars.

11/01/2011

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