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I mean, this doesn’t really count as “news” given how obvious the positive reaction would be, but it’s still noteworthy that leaders in Silicon Valley welcomed the idea of building the Initial Operating Segment for high speed rail in the northern part of the state, from San José to Bakersfield: “This would seriously be a […]

Jan 25th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last December, Quentin Kopp’s term on the California High Speed Rail Authority board expired. And as the San Mateo County Daily Journal reports, Kopp decided that he didn’t want to stay on the board: Quentin Kopp’s term on the board expired in December and he asked Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, not to […]

Apr 5th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

According to former California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon, speaking before the Belmont City Council yesterday afternoon, the San Francisco to San José draft EIR could be further delayed by as much as a year: Staff members are expected to recommend to the high-speed rail board next week that the report be […]

Jan 28th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s more than just idle speculation that Governor Jerry Brown might reappoint Rod Diridon to the CHSRA board soon after Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger chose to not reappoint him. Palo Alto Online has the interesting and potentially important backstory on Diridon’s ties to Brown: Given a longtime caveat that in politics nothing is real until it […]

Jan 9th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized