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2,000 rally against plan to put high-speed rail in Angeles forest
2,000 rally against plan to put high-speed rail in Angeles forest

A proposal to lay high-speed rail tracks through California's Angeles National Forest brought thousands of opponents to a rally Tuesday night in the eastern San Fernando Valley. An estimated 2,000 people, mostly from communities along the preserve's southwestern boundary, packed All Nations Church on Foothill Boulevard in Lake View Terrace. "The alternatives are so poorly done they are unacceptable," said David DePinto, an organizer of the rally and a board member for the Shadow Hills Property Owners Assn. "We don't want an alignment with the least impact. We are looking for the most beneficial alignment." The event focused on a proposal by Los...

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