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  • White House honors California high-speed rail leader for innovation

     
    While polls have shown that a majority of voters have soured on California's bullet train project, there is one place where it still has overwhelming support: The White House....
  • High-speed rail funding poised for approval

     
    Even though Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers failed this week to reach a deal on public worker pensions, the Legislature may be ready to approve billions of dollars in spending on high-speed rail and related projects....
  • Skelton: Will bullet train scuttle Jerry Brown's tax plan?

     
    George Skelton writes in his Thursday column that voters don't want their state government to pump billions of dollars into high-speed rail at the same time its asking them to pay more in taxes....
  • 'Thank God' for high-speed rail funding, Gov. Jerry Brown says

     
    "It's a jobs creator, and thank God we got it," Gov. Jerry Brown said of funding for high speed rail, narrowly approved by the Legislature last week. He and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood were at the Port of Oakland......
  • Woman's body found on railroad tracks in Vernon

     
    Vernon police are investigating a woman's body discovered on a set of railroad tracks on Monday morning....
  • Will the state Senate vote to stop bullet train in its tracks?

     
    After nearly two decades of debate, the decision to move ahead on the California high-speed rail project will come down to a state Senate vote on Friday afternoon that could be decided by one or two members....
  • Assembly approves high-speed rail funding

     
    The Assembly passed $8 billion in funding for high-speed rail and other projects on Thursday, sending the bill back to the state Senate for final approval. After the 51-27 vote on the Assembly floor, Speaker John PĂ©rez (D-Los Angeles) said......
  • Senate passes high-speed rail funding, which now goes to governor

     
    The state Senate voted to fund California's ambitious high-speed rail project on Friday, handing a major victory to Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration. The $8-billion legislation will fund the project's first stretch, covering 130 miles from...
  • Senate debates future of high-speed rail

     
    The California state Senate is now debating the future of high-speed rail. The Senate must approve an $8-billion measure, reject it or come up with a new plan for the project. The measure is backed by Gov. Jerry Brown and......
  • How will Jerry Brown's big goals impact support for tax plan?

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown's push for higher taxes could be complicated by two of his other central goals -- pension changes for public employees and the construction of a high-speed rail line. Two recent Field Polls suggest that each issue may......
  • L.A. County rail lines to run later on Friday and Saturday nights

     
    Those who ride L.A. County’s rail lines will soon be able to stay out later. Transportation officials announce that all Metro rail lines will run until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Begin date unclear, but one source says July 27....