Nancy Pelosi Marks 25 Years Representing San Francisco In Congress House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke about her 25 years representing San Francisco in Congress, including her time as Speaker of the House, at the Commonwealth Club on Tuesday.
Solyndra Not Dealing With Toxic Waste At Milpitas FacilityThree months after CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new parts, the bankrupt solar firm may be trying to abandon toxic waste.
Bankruptcy Judge Approves $370K In Solyndra BonusesA 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.
Bankrupt Solyndra Caught Destroying Brand New PartsAfter 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.
Solyndra Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Allow $500K In BonusesThe Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.
Laid Off Solyndra Workers Invited to Special Career FairHigh 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.
Military Solar Project For San Mateo’s SolarCity Back On TrackSan 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.
Top GOP Aide For House Panel Has Solyndra TiesThe 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.
Tesla Motors Touts Fremont Job Creation From Federal LoanThe Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.
Potential Buyers Show Little Interest In SolyndraThe 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.
Energy Secretary Denies Politics Influenced Solyndra DealEnergy 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.
GOP Investigators Say Obama Administration Tried To Delay Solyndra LayoffsThe Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs last year until after the 2010 midterm elections, Republican investigators say.
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.
Obama Administration Considered Bailout For SolyndraDays 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.
Former Solyndra CEO Got $456,000 SeveranceNew court documents show the founder and former CEO of solar panel maker Solyndra Inc. negotiated a severance package worth almost half a million dollars.