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24 min ago | Erie Times News
General Electric Co. said Thursday that it wouldn't comment on rumors it is planning to buy French conglomerate Alstom SA for $13 billion.
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4 hrs ago | SFGate
George Yang, a GOP candidate for lieutenant governor, was ready to talk about his plans to a Republican group in San Jose recently, but first had to answer a simple question: Why in the world do we have to vote for a lieutenant governor, anyway? Yang bravely started to answer, "Well, I would chair the California Commission on Economic Development, ... (more)
5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
The burger joint on Olive Avenue is closed and does not plan to reopen, its property sitting on the edge of what is slated to eventually become the path of California's high-speed rail line.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Opponents of California's High-Speed Rail project love to call it the "Train to Nowhere."
It's Earth Day 2014, but few in the climate activism movement feel much like celebrating.
California seems to be the place where bad ideas go to live-and reproduce. Behold Senate president Darrell Steinberg's brainstorm to spend California cap and trade revenues on income redistribution and the state's bullet train, among other boondoggles.
Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort to fight changes in rail service.
State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.
After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday shifted their attention to the thorny impacts of the project, which include downed trees, traffic impacts on Alma Street intersections and a new power station that officials say would bring a new eyesore to the Greenmeadow neighborhood.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority proposes a high-speed train system for intercity travel in California between major metro areas.
Wayne State University, in partnership with the University of Michigan and Drexel University, has launched a two-and-a-half-year study of the imagination - or l'imaginaire - of high-speed rail in America.
As the deadline to submit comments on the Caltrain electrification Draft Environmental Impact Report approaches, Burlingame city officials are relieved to hear its prized eucalyptus grove is mostly out of harm's way but still has a range of concerns including traffic and noise impacts and wants explicit assurance high-speed rail measures aren't ... (more)
Seems like it's nothing but bad news for the rail authority since a judge ruled in November that the project was not in compliance with the proposition that the voters approved in 2008.
That diary focused on laying out the three "tiers" of HSR in the announced plan.