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  • Ex-Marine says tattoo with general's tough words got him fired

    A former Marine claims he got fired from his civilian job as a railroad conductor because he has a tattoo on his arm with the tough words uttered by a Marine general during the early part of the Iraq war.
  • New train safety system unveiled with '08 Metrolink crash in mind

    Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error.

    U.S. attorney blasts wildfire proposal

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget proposal includes a provision that would limit legal liability for causing wildfires, a clause that the U.S. attorney in Sacramento on Thursday blasted as a “fairly cynical attempt” to benefit the powerful...

    Central Valley farm groups threaten to sue over bullet train plan

    State bullet train officials set the stage for possible legal challenges from powerful Central Valley farming interests by approving the environmental review for an initial section of track to be built from Merced to Fresno.

    Luxury party train between SoCal and Vegas: En route in 2013?

    Luxury party train between SoCal and Vegas: En route in 2013?
    Travelers headed to Las Vegas for some weekend fun may soon be able to begin their debauchery five hours earlier, if a proposed passenger train line between Southern California and Sin City materializes as planned next year. Las Vegas Railway Express...