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6 hrs ago | The Nation

China ready for role in projects

China has affirmed its interest in taking part in Thailand's basic infrastructure development, including projects that will provide better linkages throughout the country like high-speed rail, Foreign Ministry permanent secretary Sihasak Phuangketkeow said yesterday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Old bar in Fresno will be first building to fall for high-speed rail

An old bar on a rundown section of Golden State Boulevard in central Fresno will be among the first buildings to fall to make way for construction of California's high-speed rail project.

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The Atlantic

California High-Speed Rail-the Critics' Case

Every big infrastructure project is controversial. Most of them work out better than critics contend early on.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Debating future of California's San Joaquin Valley

It's not clear if Gov. Jerry Brown and his challenger Neel Kashkari will debate each other this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Joaquin, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Neel Kashkari: Let's put California issues on the table

MOLESTATION. A MAN CHARGING JERRY BROWN SAT DOWN WITH OUR REPORTER. LET'S HAVE 10 DEBATES AROUND THE STATE.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Jerry Brown

The Fresno Bee

Firefighters cry foul as Fresno council imposes budget cuts

The structural integrity of a rooftop is checked as Fresno, Clovis and Fresno County fire departments conduct a training exercise Monday, June 2, 2014 in Fresno, Calif.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Clovis, CA, Fire, Fresno County, CA

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Charlie Crist (D) Slams Rick Scott (R) For Rejecting High-Speed Rail

For years now, we've been asking why on Earth Rick Scott would turn down $2.4 billion in high-speed rail.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, US News, Liberal Political News

CaHSR Blog

What Happened When an HSR Supporter Went to the Central Valley?

James Fallows is a nationally prominent writer for The Atlantic. He's also a fan of high speed rail, having gotten to know it well when living in China.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors

Real Clear Politics

Can High-Speed Rail Opposition Boost Calif. GOP?

A few weeks before California's gubernatorial primary, Republican candidates Neel Kashkari and Tim Donnelly gathered at a Southern California hotel to debate each other.

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Related Topix: California, Immigration Reform, Wedding, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Mydigitalfc.com

French companies evince keen interest in bullet train project

A day after the Centre announced plans to introduce a bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and to allow foreign direct investment into the railways sector, a number of French companies have come forward to participate in the project.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Caltrain HSR Compatibility

The Path to Level Boarding

The California High-Speed Rail Authority recently abandoned its plan to procure trains by piggybacking on an Amtrak order of new trains for the Northeast Corridor.

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Los Angeles Times

Senate chief Steinberg, soon to depart, knows a deal precedes success

Senate leader Darrell Steinberg has been one of the more successful leveragers-and one of the better legislative leaders-since California voters adopted ill-conceived term limits 24 years ago.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

The Atlantic

The California High-Speed Rail Debate-Kicking Things Off

The Erie Canal. The transcontinental railroad. The Interstate Highway system. Big, expensive, controversial - and indispensable.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, China, Asia, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Japan Travel

Infrastructure USA

Modal Shift and High-Speed Rail: A Review of the Current Literature

This report provides a review of scholarly literature with direct relevance to the topic of modal shift and high-speed rail .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Joe Matthews: The Year of the Central Valley

It's not clear if Gov. Jerry Brown and his challenger Neel Kashkari will debate each other this fall.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, San Joaquin, CA, Tehachapi, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Route questions remain for high-speed rail

CONTROVERSIAL PROJECT IN SACRAMENTO IS BEING FINED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. KCRA THREE NEWS AT SIX :00 STARTS RIGHT NOW.

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The Telegraph

Japanese expertise for bullet train

Railway minister Sadananda Gowda and minister of state Manoj Sinha in New Delhi on Tuesday.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Associated Press Sacramento Daybook

Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news of regional interest develops in your area.

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Mydigitalfc.com

Railway ministry to seek Cabinet nod for FDI policy relaxation

Looking to attract funds for infrastructure development, the Railways ministry would seek approval of the Union Cabinet to relax foreign direct investment policy to overcome cash crunch.

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CaHSR Blog

Will Democrats Undermine Cap-and-Trade?

California Democrats just adopted a budget that includes ambitious spending plans for cap-and-trade revenues.

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