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So, this is an interesting legal tactic: The state of California has filed a civil case against everyone — literally, the whole world — seeking to validate $8.6 billion in voter-approved bonds for its $69 billion high-speed rail project. The lawsuit, titled “High-Speed Rail Authority v. All Persons Interested,” is meant as a pre-emptive strike […]

Mar 27th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

In what is described as “informal advice” provided by Deputy Attorney General George Spanos, the California High Speed Rail Authority has been advised that the proposal of ending the HSR line in San José and forcing SF-bound riders to transfer to Caltrain to complete the journey is not permitted under Proposition 1A, approved by voters […]

Mar 2nd, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday the California Attorney General’s office responded to an August 21 letter from the Transbay Joint Powers Authority. The TJPA letter argued that it is “legally improper” for the CHSRA to study any alternatives to the Transbay Terminal as the San Francisco terminus. Deputy AG Christine Sproul, writing on behalf of AG Jerry Brown, explained […]

Sep 18th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized