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The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fremont Solyndra Factory Sold To Seagate For Fraction Of Original Price

Disk drive maker Seagate has reached a deal to buy the former Solyndra solar panel factory in Fremont for less than a third of the building’s original price tag.

11/15/2012

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Feds Approve Setting Aside Western Public Lands For Solar Power Plants

Federal officials have approved a plan that sets aside public lands across the West for big solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development after years of delays and false starts.

10/12/2012

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government Attorneys Object To Solyndra Reorganization Plan

Government attorneys are urging a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reject the proposed reorganization plan of failed solar power company Solyndra LLC.

10/11/2012

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Seagate Technology To Buy Shuttered Solyndra Plant

Seagate Technology has reached a tentative deal to buy the former headquarters of solar company Solyndra.

08/22/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Agrees To Settle Suit Over Layoffs

Bankrupt solar company Solyndra has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle accusations that it failed to properly notify employees they would losing their jobs.

08/13/2012

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

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