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Ralph Vartabedian, the high speed rail beat reporter for the Los Angeles Times, has repeatedly used his articles to attack the HSR project. These articles are routinely full of misleading and flawed statements and conclusions, each one more outlandish than the last. So I should not be surprised to see his latest, in which he […]

Oct 26th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Every year, in every county in California, a group of citizens is appointed to serve as the Grand Jury for 12 months beginning July 1. While most people know of the Grand Jury’s role in issuing criminal indictments, in California the Grand Jury also conducts its own independent evaluations of county government. They can examine […]

Aug 11th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

The June 2015 California High Speed Rail Authority board meeting in Los Angeles felt more than a little familiar: During more than six hours of public comment by about 150 people, one speaker after another attacked the project as the eight-member California High-Speed Rail Authority board listened quietly. The testimony came from residents and leaders […]

Jun 10th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Another weekend, another ridiculous Ralph Vartabedian article to debunk. This time he takes a look at HSR opposition in the San Fernando Valley and wants us to believe this is somehow a new or unusual or unexpected development. News flash: it isn’t. What’s happening there is exactly the same thing that’s happened along the route […]

Jun 1st, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized