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A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Berkeley City Council Votes To Oppose Crude By Rail Plan

The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that opposes plans by Phillips 66 to transport crude oil through Berkeley and other East Bay cities to a new refinery rail spur in San Luis Obispo County.

03/26/2014

Refinery at Sunrise

Valero Confirms Plans For Crude Oil By Rail At Benicia Community Meeting

On the day a Bay Area state senator was voicing concerns over the transport of crude oil by rail, the Valero refinery in Benicia has announced at a community meeting it wants to do just that.

03/25/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

KCBS In Depth: The Pros And Cons Of California’s High-Speed Rail Project

The pros and cons of going forward with California’s High-Speed Rail project are presented by Dan Richard, California’s Rail Authority chair, and former State Senator and SF Supervisor Quentin Kopp, respectively.

02/10/2014

California High-Speed Rail

Peninsula Cities Lose Bid To Block High-Speed Along Caltrain Corridor

The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.

03/01/2013

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1 Hurt In San Francisco Muni Light Rail Crash Near AT&T Park

One person was transported to a hospital after a crash involving a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle near AT&T Park Wednesday morning, a fire department employee said.

10/17/2012

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Transportation Secretary LaHood Touts High-Speed Rail In Oakland Visit

California’s controversial high speed rail project, which lost congressional and legislative support after costs skyrocketed, still has the support of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.

09/14/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In San Jose

A pedestrian was fatally stuck in San Jose by an Amtrak train that was headed to Los Angeles Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

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Will High-Speed Rail’s First Stop Be In San Jose Or LA?

It’s shaping up to be a battle between San Jose and L.A. for which city will get the first bullet trains in California, as officials are considering whether to extend the first leg of the rail system to Silicon Valley or Southern California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/13/2011