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Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Wants More Time To File Bankruptcy Plan

An East Bay solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy protection is asking for more time to file a reorganization plan.

06/29/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Layoffs From Solyndra Shutdown Hundreds More Than Original Report

Newly-released documents show that nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs last year when Fremont’s Solyndra Solar Panel maker failed last year, hundreds more than the company’s initial claim.

06/13/2012

This photo taken June 8th, 2004 shows the transit of Venus across the sun's disc through special spectacles, seen in the park of La Villette in Paris.  (Jean Ayissi/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Transit Of Venus’ Visible Above California Tuesday

The so-called “transit of Venus” — when the planet Venus passes between the Earth and our sun — is expected to begin shortly after 3 p.m. when the planet will appear as a small black dot slowly moving across the sun.

06/05/2012

Repubican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during news conference in front the shuttered Solyndra solar power company May 31, 2012 in Fremont. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fact Check: Romney Misses A Mark On Solyndra Claim

Mitt Romney has revived charges about the failed solar company Solyndra as he assails President Barack Obama’s green energy policy. But he didn’t get the story completely straight when he accused the administration of favoring “cronies.”

06/01/2012

Repubican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during news conference in front the shuttered Solyndra solar power company May 31, 2012 in Fremont. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Slams Obama Policies At Shuttered Solyndra Building In Fremont

Mitt Romney was holding a news conference outside the shuttered offices of Solyndra, the green energy company that went bankrupt after receiving government loans.

05/31/2012

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

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Bus Maintenance Yards Go Solar In San Jose

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority unveiled a newly installed solar parking canopy system at one of its three bus maintenance facilities Thursday.

02/03/2012

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

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American Canyon School Leads Nation In Being Environmentally Friendly

A high school in the Napa Valley is only three years old but already it has set the standard for being environmentally friendly.

12/21/2011

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Military Solar Project For San Mateo’s SolarCity Back On Track

San Mateo-based SolarCity said Wednesday that it had reached a deal with Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch unit for financing the five-year project called SolarStrong.

11/30/2011

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