High Speed Rail Changes Proposed, Including Silicon Valley To Merced LinkThe board had been scheduled to adopt the latest revisions to the $64 billion project at its meeting in San Jose, but instead put off a vote for another week.
High-Speed Rail Begins to Take Shape In Central ValleyTo say that California has been talking about high-speed rail for a long time would be an understatement. Now, in the spring of 2016, something concrete is actually taking shape in California’s Central Valley.
Judge Allows California High-Speed Rail Project To ProceedA judge has ruled that California's plans for a $64 billion, high-speed rail system do not violate promises made to voters when they approved state financing for the project.
South Bay Officials Thrilled With Prospect Of Being Part Of High-Speed Rail's First LegA big win for the Bay Area comes at the expense of Los Angeles this Friday when officials are expected to announce that the initial leg of the high-speed rail project will run from San Jose to Bakersfield.
California High-Speed Rail Segment May Need $150 Million For OverrunsCalifornia High-Speed Rail Authority employees are warning of possible cost overruns on the first segment of the bullet train, not long after construction began.
Private Firms Question California High-Speed Rail FundingBusinesses firms that might bid to build a high-speed rail network across California are questioning whether there will be enough government funding to complete the complex and ambitious project.
Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial DebateGov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.
Higher California Gas Prices From Cap-And-Trade Program To Be Spent On High-Speed Rail ProjectStarting in January, gas prices in California will creep up again with much of the additional money generated going toward Gov. Jerry Brown’s embattled high-speed rail project.
Drought Likely To Take Toll On Central Valley Employment NumbersAs water supplies shrink due to the ongoing drought—the driest in the California’s recorded history—unemployment in the Central Valley’s agricultural industry is predicted to rise.
Convicted Embezzler Hired By California High-Speed Rail AgencyA woman who embezzled $320,000 from a state agency was later hired by California's High-Speed Rail Authority -- and she says nobody asked about her background.
Judge's Ruling Doesn't Appear To Stop California's High-Speed Rail PlanGov. Jerry Brown says a superior court judge’s ruling that California’s high-speed rail plan has not followed the terms of the voter-approved ballot initiative will not stop its construction.
Feds Give OK To California High-Speed Rail ConstructionA federal railroad oversight board has given approval to the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start construction in the Central Valley.