A state appellate court has handed a big win to California’s high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.
Barry Lamar Bonds was born 50 years ago, and has since crushed more homers than anyone ever to put on a pair of spikes. The San Francisco Giants legend has achieved just about everything a pro can hope for in baseball, including surpassing the bar set by his all-star dad. But what’s missing from a trophy case of a 22 year career that includes 8 Gold Gloves, 12 Silver Slugger selections, and 7 Most Valuable Player Trophies? Here are our picks for gifts that would be appreciated by the birthday boy:
Fans attending San Francisco Giants games at AT&T Park are greeted by bronze statues of the team’s all-time greats: Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal and Orlando Cepeda. Now a group of fans wants to add one more statue – that of controversial superstar Barry Bonds.
Measures on Tuesday’s ballot in certain parts of Santa Clara County are mostly about new taxes for schools or libraries, but voters in Los Gatos will mull a development plan by the online media company Netflix.
Aaron was honored before the Braves game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night with a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run, the one that pushed him past Babe Ruth and gave him the major league record.
A judge on Monday tore up California’s funding plans for what would be the nation’s first bullet train, issuing separate orders that could force the state to spend months or years redrawing its plans for the $68 billion rail line.
Apple Inc. is selling $17 billion in bonds on Tuesday, according to a published report. That would make it the largest corporate bond issue ever.
The State of California has filed a civil case against anyone willing to challenge $8.6 Billion in voter-approved bonds for the high-speed rail project.
One of the nation’s top credit rating agencies will begin a wide-ranging review of municipal finances in California because of what it sees is a growing threat of increased city bankruptcies and bond defaults.
Gov. Jerry Brown said it’s time to pay up. He wants to start reducing the state’s debt and tens of billions more in accounting gimmicks, temporary loans and delayed payments.