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State high-speed rail officials acknowledged Thursday that they changed their rules for selecting a builder for the bullet train's first phase in the Central Valley, a shift that subsequently made it possible for a consortium led by Sylmar-based Tutor...
Tags: Ralph Vartabedian, Travel, Transportation, Dan Weikel
The California bullet-train project has collided with farmers, political conservatives and wealthy suburbanites who would like to see the $68-billion system killed. Now it is facing tough criticism from an unlikely quarter: within the ranks of high-...
Tags: Ralph Vartabedian
A $3.2-million project to improve rail crossing safety near the intersection of Buena Vista and Vanowen streets -- through which about 40 trains cross daily -- is slated to start on Monday after seven years of planning, city officials said. A number of...
Tags: Google+, Travel, Transportation, Amtrak, Bob Hope
Gov. Jerry Brownhas signed a bill that requires state high-speed rail officials to disclose their financial investments and eliminates a loophole that created potential conflicts of interest for the project’s board members. The legislation by...
"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 on Monday to take a victory...
Burbank resident Margaret Culver turns 100 years old on Feb. 2. She was born Margaret Emaline Culver on Feb. 2, 1912 in Winslow, Ariz., five days before Arizona was declared a state. She is the daughter of Eli Lichtenburger Hosler and Gillia La Prade....
As an American, Southern Californian, resident and an inhabitant of this planet, it profoundly embarrasses me that we continue to spend billions of dollars to widen freeways, while cutting Metrolink train service ("Metrolink fares to increase," April 28)....
DOWNTOWN — High-speed-rail officials next week are slated to consider signing off on four alternatives for a single station in the San Fernando Valley, including a possible stop near Bob Hope Airport. Representatives of the California High-Speed...
It's only natural for residents already dealing with unpleasant noise and traffic congestion levels around Bob Hope Airport to cast wary eyes at any proposed development there, but plans for a new ground transport hub at Empire Avenue and Hollywood Way...
If Cher could turn back time: For a woman who turns 67 on Monday, Cher seems to be turning back time in the aging department. The Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club is throwing her a birthday brunch and bash a day early. Although Cher will not be attending,...
Tags: Vegetarian Diet, Travel, Transportation, Navy Pier
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A New York-area commuter railroad says two trains have collided in Connecticut. Police say that 20 or more people were injured, but that there were no fatalities. LIVE VIDEO: WCBS aerials of train collision in Bridgeport,...
Roaming the streets that encircle Pimlico Race Course, I discovered so many places that I had trouble going back to the same locale twice. Outer Northwest Baltimore is a fascinating, at times geographically bewildering, place. When the Maryland Jockey...
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