In 2010 President Obama gave a speech at the plant of a solar panel manufacturer in Fremont, Calif., saying "the future is here." That company, called Solyndra, has now declared bankruptcy. Melissa Block speaks with Bay Area business reporter George Avalos about what went wrong.
Visitors to county-owned buildings in Arlington are about to start seeing something new -- labels documenting energy use and carbon consumption. The county is planning to start installing the signs in October.
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