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(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Donor Discussed Solyndra Loan With White House

Emails released by a House committee appear to show that a major donor to President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign discussed with White House officials a federal loan to failed Fremont solar company Solyndra Inc.

11/09/2011

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

White House Interested In San Jose’s Gang Intervention Program

Officials with both the City of San Jose and the San Jose Police Department were invited to share what the city is doing to reduce gang activity.

11/07/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

House Panel Approves Subpoena On Solyndra Loan

A Republican-led House panel on Thursday agreed to subpoena the White House for documents related to Solyndra Inc., the failed California solar company that received a half-billion-dollar federal loan.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2011

(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Considered Bailout For Solyndra

Days before Fremont solar panel maker Solyndra collapsed, the Obama administration considered a bailout that would have provided an infusion of cash and a new board of directors, including two directors appointed by the Energy Department.

11/02/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

White House Orders Review Of Energy Dept. Loan Guarantees After Solyndra Bankruptcy

The White House has ordered a review of loan guarantees made by the Energy Department after the Fremont solar power company that got a half-billion-dollar federal loan went bankrupt.

10/28/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra House Hearing Turns Into a Partisan Skirmish

A Friday House hearing into bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra and its half a billion dollar federal loan guarantee turned into a tense partisan skirmish.

10/14/2011

President Barack Obama (C), flanked by Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill January 25, 2011. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Support For Obama Eroding In California

A new Field Poll shows support for President Barack Obama is falling even in reliably Democratic California.

09/14/2011

SF Appeals Court Tosses Challenge To Obama’s Health Care Plan

A federal appeal court in California said a former state lawmaker and a legal foundation have no standing to challenge President Barack Obama’s health care plan.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Alzheimer's

Bay Area Residents Weigh In On Massive National Alzheimer’s Plan

The Bay Area is doing its part to shape the National Plan on Alzheimer’s, a law signed by President Barack Obama in January mandating the country create a strategic plan to address the rapidly escalating disease.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

CA high speed rail

Budget Deal Could Jeopardize Bay Area High Speed Rail

Funding for high speed rail, which remains uncertain, could be further jeopardized by the budget deal that avoided default.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

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