Archive for April 2, 2012

World’s Largest Solar Developer Goes Broke

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 2, 2012 by highboldtage

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and California Gov. Jerry Brown @ the Blythe Solar Power Project Groundbreaking

(Reuters) – Solar Trust of America LLC, which holds the development rights for the world’s largest solar power project, on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection after its majority owner began insolvency proceedings in Germany.

The Oakland-based company has held rights for the 1,000-megawatt Blythe Solar Power Project in the Southern California desert, which last April won $2.1 billion of conditional loan guarantees from the U.S. Department of Energy. It is unclear how the bankruptcy will affect that project.

more from googlenews:  http://urlet.com/combines.withhold

Interesting background from Mar. 24:  http://www.sacbee.com/2012/03/24/4362729/gov-jerry-browns-solar-power-campaign.html

7 Dead, More Injured in Shooting at Oakland Christian College – Oikos University

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on April 2, 2012 by highboldtage

via google news:

http://urlet.com/attempt.covers

via Oakland Tribune:

OAKLAND — Police responded to reports of multiple people hurt in a shooting this morning at a Christian university on Edgewater Drive in East Oakland.

As many as eight may have been shot and there may be fatalities, police said. Four wounded people have been brought out from the building, on 7850 Edgewater Drive, and taken away by ambulance. More are being triaged outside the building.

http://www.insidebayarea.com/top-stories/ci_20308254/police-respond-shooting-east-oakland

Oaksterdam University Raided by Federal Thugs

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 2, 2012 by highboldtage

OAKLAND — Federal agents swooped in Monday morning to search  Oakland’s Oaksterdam University in Oakland, the  state’s first cannabis industry training school.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/04/02/BABJ1NTK9T.DTL#ixzz1qtpybq20

google news http://urlet.com/payee.excursion

slideshow:  http://www.sacbee.com/2012/04/02/4385951/federal-raid-at-oaksterdam-university.html

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