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Last week the California High Speed Rail Authority announced significant new changes to the proposed routes through the San Gabriel Mountains between Palmdale and Burbank. The changes extend the underground portion of the tracks all the way to Burbank itself, and now bypass Santa Clarita entirely. Here’s how the CHSRA described these changes in an […]

Mar 21st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

This is taking NIMBYism a bit far, if you ask me: A cemetery — which some residents called fake — popped up on an Acton property right in the path of where a high-speed rail was proposed, which raised eyebrows of residents who said they believe the entire thing is a ruse to stop the […]

Feb 2nd, 2016 | 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

Los Angeles County Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Michael Antonovich don’t agree on much. Kuehl was one of the most progressive leaders in the state legislature, including the author and longtime champion of bills to create a Canadian-style single-payer health care system. Antonovich has been a leading Southern California conservative for many decades. Despite those basic […]

Jun 8th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized