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  • Breaking: FBI executing search warrants at Solyndra right now.

    09/08/2011 8:45:19 AM PDT · by sunmars · 64 replies
    AP ^ | AP
    FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — FBI spokesman says federal agents executing search warrants at California solar firm Solyndra
  • FBI agents executing search warrant at Solyndra

    09/08/2011 8:31:31 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 15 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 9/8/2011 | Lisa Fernandez
    Federal agents are executing a search warrant this morning at the Solyndra in Fremont, according to a FBI spokeswoman. It is part of a joint operation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Energy' Office of Inspector General, according to Julianne Sohn, a spokeswoman for the FBI. The action by federal agents comes a week after the solar panel manufacturer abruptly closed, laying off 1,100 workers. Sohn would not comment on the purpose of the search or what they might be looking for. "Everything is under seal," she said. There are indications that the agents are in the process...
  • Veto rattles stem-cell efforts - Researchers say Bush's actions hamper work in California

    07/20/2006 1:15:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 496+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 7/20/06 | Paul Jacobs
    President Bush's veto of a bill to ease restrictions on federally funded embryonic stem-cell research will hinder California's $3 billion voter-approved effort to turn stem cells into cures, backers of the state-funded research effort said Wednesday. Bush's rejection of the legislation -- his first-ever veto in his 5 1/2 years in office -- shows his continued support for those who oppose, on moral grounds, destroying human embryos to create stem cells in research intended to develop new treatments for grave conditions such as Parkinson's, diabetes and spinal cord injuries. --snip-- The veto was a crushing blow for advocates who hoped...