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5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
Major water districts in California are quietly considering using property taxes - and possibly raising them without a vote of the public - to help fund Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
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The July 16 Bee holds two revealing articles: First is the scheme to divide California into six states, the other is about the Fresno County Board of Supervisors considering reversing their support of high-speed rail.
California's new budget allocates a quarter of the fees collected through the state's cap-and-trade program to high-speed rail that should eventually connect the Bay Area to Los Angeles.
The long road back for California Republicans came into clearer focus in the past few days as the Democratic candidate in the race for state controller was finally confirmed and the party's little-known nominee for governor took some ill-advised cracks at the only Republican to win two landslide elections as governor of the nation's largest state ... (more)
Last week, demolition began in Fresno to clear the way for the first stretch of track.
Pamela Washington of Fresno measures a length of conduit in an introductory class at IBEW Local 100 training center on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Get ready for season two of HBO's hit show True Detective , Southern California.
In the future, high-speed rail will connect not only cities, states and countries, but also far-reaching continents.
A one-year sponsorship of a bullet train could cost 12 million yuan , according to a report.
The cap-and-trade program and high-speed rail project come to mind. We can add to this list the state's "cash-for-clunkers" program.
Only a patch of dirt, surrounded by a chain-link fence and warning signs, remains of Annie's Hollywood Inn, a 66-year-old bar on Fresno's Golden State Boulevard that was demolished Monday to make way for construction of California's high-speed rail project.
A high-speed train travels on the railway to Beijing in Nanning, southern China's Guangxi province on June 13, 2014.
James Fallows's series at the Atlantic is really getting good. Chris Reed of U-T San Diego, a right-wing ideologue and a notorious opponent of HSR, called Fallows "clueless" about the bullet train.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 09:19 pm
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