Posts Tagged ‘Santa Clarita’

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

The California High Speed Rail Authority has published several new animations of the alternatives for the Palmdale to Burbank segment of the project. These include routes on the Highway 14 corridor and the various proposals to tunnel under the San Gabriel Mountains. Each is embedded below. First up, the Highway 14 alignment, which is the […]

May 27th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Earlier this week over a thousand residents of Santa Clarita and nearby communities held a rally to demand that some other neighborhood be stuck with the HSR tracks that they don’t want. Their message rang loud and clear: Get the bullet train out of our communities and put it underground. More than 1,300 vocal residents […]

May 2nd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized