In a new report, the auditor said the latest high-speed rail business plan relies on uncertain funding sources and financing for the project has become increasingly risky.
The recession has taken a measurable toll on California, which has slipped behind Brazil to become the ninth-largest economy in the world.
California voters and the Obama administration have committed nearly $13 billion to the state’s high-speed rail project, but the ambitious plan to link California’s biggest cities by rail faces increasing questions about whether it will ever become reality.
The report placed the majority of the blame on PG&E for the San Bruno explosion.
A CARFAX report will tell you a lot about a car you’re interested in buying. But, it may omit some important facts, as one East Bay car buyer found out recently.
Documents obtained by The Associated Press say that a tiger killed by police in 2007 after fatally mauling a teen at the San Francisco Zoo was likely provoked into leaping out of its enclosure.
A gas pipeline that ruptured and caused the deadly San Bruno explosion showed no signs of corrosion and wasn’t dented or leaking, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.
But the agency insists it is well aware of the challenges it faces and is already addressing them.