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  • California High Speed Rail

    Feds Greenlight Initial Construction

    Feds Greenlight Initial Construction

    Thursday, June 13 2013 10:05 PM EDT2013-06-14 02:05:22 GMT
    The Surface Transportation Board gave the nod today for California High-Speed Rail Authority to start building the initial 65 miles of the bullet train project from Merced to Fresno.
    The Surface Transportation Board gave the nod today for California High-Speed Rail Authority to start building the initial 65 miles of the bullet train project from Merced to Fresno.
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    High-Speed Rail: Board Chooses Lowest Bidder

    High-Speed Rail: Board Chooses Lowest Bidder

    Friday, June 7 2013 12:15 AM EDT2013-06-07 04:15:43 GMT
    California's High-Speed Rail Authority is moving forward on finalizing a $985 million dollar contract to build the first 29 miles of track from Madera to Fresno.
    California's High-Speed Rail Authority is moving forward on finalizing a $985 million dollar contract to build the first 29 miles of track from Madera to Fresno.
  • Saving The California Dream

    Californians Back Brown’s Budget Plans

    Californians Back Brown’s Budget Plans

    Friday, May 31 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-06-01 01:21:25 GMT
    A new poll released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California finds most Californians favor Brown's budget, which pays down debt, includes increases in education spending and puts money away for a rainy day.
    A new poll released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California finds most Californians favor Brown's budget, which pays down debt, includes increases in education spending and puts money away for a rainy day.
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    Major Newspaper Group Opposes Rail Project

    Major Newspaper Group Opposes Rail Project

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 8:23 PM EDT2013-05-16 00:23:16 GMT
    Recent Fox 11 investigations have found California's high-speed rail project delays may be putting the project at risk. Now, one of the largest newspaper groups in the country just came out against the high-speed rail plan.
    Recent Fox 11 investigations have found California's high-speed rail project delays may be putting the project at risk. Now, one of the largest newspaper groups in the country just came out against the high-speed rail plan.
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    Money Trouble Ahead For High-Speed Rail Project?

    Money Trouble Ahead For High-Speed Rail Project?

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 8:21 PM EDT2013-05-16 00:21:59 GMT
    Politicians are asking the question: Is it time to pull the plug on California's high-speed rail?
    Politicians are asking the question: Is it time to pull the plug on California's high-speed rail?
  • California High-Speed Rail

    Heated Exchange In Congress Over Rail Project

    Heated Exchange In Congress Over Rail Project

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 8:21 PM EDT2013-05-16 00:21:36 GMT
    All this talk of budget tightening leaves California's high-speed rail project dangling in the balance. At a transportation hearing today in Washington, emotions ran high as California's plan was attacked.
    All this talk of budget tightening leaves California's high-speed rail project dangling in the balance. At a transportation hearing today in Washington, emotions ran high as California's plan was attacked.
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    T. Boone Pickens & Gavin Newsom Weigh In On Bullet Train

    T. Boone Pickens & Gavin Newsom Weigh in on Bullet Train

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 9:49 PM EDT2013-05-02 01:49:32 GMT
    At the Milken Institute Global Conference, an annual event that brings together financial and public policy leaders, FOX 11 caught up with billionaire T. Boone Pickens and California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom.
    At today's Milken Institute Global Conference, an annual event that brings together financial and public policy leaders, FOX 11 caught up with billionaire T. Boone Pickens and California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom.
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    Report: Rail Project To Cost $97 Million More

    Report: Rail Project To Cost $97 Million More

    Thursday, April 4 2013 3:28 AM EDT2013-04-04 07:28:54 GMT
    The costs for California's bullet train project has doubled since its first projection. And a new report says the design will cost an extra $97 million.
    The costs for California's bullet train project has doubled since its first projection. And a new report says the design will cost an extra $97 million.
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    High Speed Rail: GAO Report On Rail Mixed Bag

    High Speed Rail: GAO Report On Rail Mixed Bag

    Friday, March 29 2013 9:25 PM EDT2013-03-30 01:25:16 GMT
    A new federal report gives decent grades on California's High-Speed Rail Authority's business plan, saying its ridership and revenue estimates look "reasonable."
    A new federal report gives decent grades on California's High-Speed Rail Authority's business plan, saying its ridership and revenue estimates look "reasonable."
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    Money Shell Game? Potholes or High Speed Rail

    Money Shell Game? Potholes or High Speed Rail

    Friday, March 29 2013 11:04 AM EDT2013-03-29 15:04:08 GMT
    At last week's California High-Speed Rail Authority hearing, Chairman Dan Richard remarked that bond interest would be paid with vehicle weight fees.
    At last week's California High-Speed Rail Authority hearing, Chairman Dan Richard remarked that bond interest would be paid with vehicle weight fees.
  • High-Speed Rail: Democrats Join Chorus of Critics

    High-Speed Rail: Democrats Join Chorus of Critics

    Thursday, March 14 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-03-15 03:28:41 GMT
    After shaving $30 billion dollars off the price tag of California's bullet train project, a plan known as the "blended" plan, some politicians are taking a closer look.
    After shaving $30 billion dollars off the price tag of California's bullet train project, a plan known as the "blended" plan, some politicians are taking a closer look and questioning whether or not that plan really delivers high-speed rail.
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    CEO Testifies at State Capitol

    CEO Testifies at State Capitol

    Monday, February 25 2013 9:53 PM EST2013-02-26 02:53:15 GMT
    California's high-speed rail authority CEO Jeff Morales testified today in Sacramento before the Assembly Transportation Committee.
    California's high-speed rail authority CEO Jeff Morales testified today in Sacramento before the Assembly Transportation Committee.
  • High-Speed Rail: What You Think

    High-Speed Rail: What You Think

    Friday, February 15 2013 9:00 PM EST2013-02-16 02:00:13 GMT
    CalTrans is holding open houses throughout the state to get public input on California's $68 billion dollar High-Speed Rail Project.
    CalTrans is holding open houses throughout the state to get public input on California's $68 billion dollar High-Speed Rail Project.
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    Farmers Plan To Take On Rail Authority

    Farmers Plan To Take On Rail Authority

    Tuesday, December 25 2012 11:14 AM EST2012-12-25 16:14:02 GMT
    The High-Speed Rail Authority encouraged Central Valley farmers to sell their land voluntarily instead of fighting each of them in court. But that did not happen.
    The High-Speed Rail Authority encouraged Central Valley farmers to sell their land voluntarily instead of fighting each of them in court. But that did not happen.
  • Point Of View

    Time to Pull the Plug on High Speed Rail

    Time to Pull the Plug on High Speed Rail

    It's the biggest public works project in California history. KTTV Vice President and General Manager Kevin Hale looks at how the success or failure of High Speed Rail could be Governor Brown's legacy, in this POV.
    It's the biggest public works project in California history. KTTV Vice President and General Manager Kevin Hale looks at how the success or failure of High Speed Rail could be Governor Brown's legacy, in this POV.
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    Farmers Plan To Fight Eminent Domain

    Farmers Plan To Fight Eminent Domain

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 3:14 PM EST2012-11-27 20:14:41 GMT
    Central Valley farmers in the path of California's high-speed rail tell investigative producer Heidi Cuda they plan to fight eminent domain. The say they hope to delay this train away.
    Central Valley farmers in the path of California's high-speed rail tell investigative producer Heidi Cuda they plan to fight eminent domain. The say they hope to delay this train away.
  • Major Development In High-Speed Rail Project

    Major Development In High-Speed Rail Project

    Friday, November 16 2012 8:22 PM EST2012-11-17 01:22:51 GMT
    We've been reporting all week on how potential delays could be having a negative impact on California's high-speed rail project. Now, there's been a major development.
    We've been reporting all week on how potential delays could be having a negative impact on California's high-speed rail project. Now, there's been a major development.
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    High-Speed Rail: Delays Could Knock Project Off Track

    Delays Could Knock Rail Project Off Track

    Wednesday, November 14 2012 8:13 PM EST2012-11-15 01:13:49 GMT
    Fox 11 found signs of potential major delays threatening to knock California's high-speed rail project right off track and leave taxpayers at risk of paying back a big loan.
    Fox 11 found signs of potential major delays threatening to knock California's high-speed rail project right off track and leave taxpayers at risk of paying back a big loan.
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    High-Speed Rail: Could It Lose Federal Funding?

    High-Speed Rail: Could It Lose Federal Funding?

    Monday, November 12 2012 8:22 PM EST2012-11-13 01:22:26 GMT
    We've been covering the controversy over California's multi-billion dollar bullet train project. Now we've learned that delays may be putting the entire project in jeopardy of losing its federal funding.
    We've been covering the controversy over California's multi-billion dollar bullet train project. Now we've learned that delays may be putting the entire project in jeopardy of losing its federal funding.
  • Saving the California Dream

    Riordan on Rail

    Riordan on Rail

    Friday, October 19 2012 11:05 AM EDT2012-10-19 15:05:58 GMT
    Former Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan tells investigative producer Heidi Cuda the state would be better served if legislators took the six billion and put it toward education instead.
    Former Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan tells investigative producer Heidi Cuda the state would be better served if legislators took the six billion they're spending on the first segment of high-speed rail and put it toward education instead.
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    High-Speed Rail: Taken for a Ride - Half Hour Special

    High-Speed Rail: Taken for a Ride - Half Hour Special

    Monday, October 8 2012 5:03 PM EDT2012-10-08 21:03:49 GMT
    Hosts Heidi Cuda and Phil Shuman bring you "High-Speed Rail: Taken for a Ride," and in-depth look at the California's bullet train controversy.
    Hosts Heidi Cuda and Phil Shuman bring you "High-Speed Rail: Taken for a Ride," and in-depth look at the California's bullet train controversy.
  • Saving The California Dream

    A Southern California Assemblywoman’s Plan to Curtail Rail

    A Southern California Assemblywoman’s Plan to Curtail Rail

    Tuesday, October 2 2012 11:18 AM EDT2012-10-02 15:18:29 GMT
    Assemblywoman Diane Harkey (R-Dana Point) says she plans to introduce legislation in January aiming to defund any remaining portions of the high-speed rail bond.
    Assemblywoman Diane Harkey (R-Dana Point) says she plans to introduce legislation in January aiming to defund any remaining portions of the high-speed rail bond.
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    Farmland, Businesses And Now Homes Affected By High Speed Rail Construction

    Farmland, Businesses And Now Homes Affected By High Speed Rail Construction

    Monday, October 1 2012 11:08 AM EDT2012-10-01 15:08:35 GMT
    Public opposition to California's high speed rail project seems to be loudest in the small town of Hanford, California. That's considered ‘ground zero' for the planned start of rail construction.
    Public opposition to California's high speed rail project seems to be loudest in the small town of Hanford, California. That's considered ‘ground zero' for the planned start of rail construction.
  • Saving The California Dream

    Fresno Fights Rail & A Look at the Costs

    Fresno Fights Rail & A Look at the Costs

    Friday, September 28 2012 10:09 AM EDT2012-09-28 14:09:57 GMT
    Phil Shuman reporting from Fresno says members of its business community fear California's High-Speed Rail could shutter multiple businesses, harming Fresno's economy.
    Phil Shuman reporting from Fresno says members of its business community fear California's High-Speed Rail could shutter multiple businesses, harming Fresno's economy. But some feel it'll create jobs and opportunities. And our investigative producer Heidi Cuda looks at the Rail Authority's business plan, noting a wide gap between the project's low-end cost of $68 billion dollars and its high-end cost of $79.7 billion.
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    Rail Construction Will Also Affect Local Businesses In The Central Valley

    Rail Construction Will Also Affect Local Businesses In The Central Valley

    Wednesday, September 26 2012 10:32 AM EDT2012-09-26 14:32:04 GMT
    A lot of farmers and state agriculture would be affected by the project…but now we are learning that a lot of other business would be as well.
    A lot of farmers and state agriculture would be affected by the project…but now we are learning that a lot of other business would be as well.
  • California High Speed Rail

    Taking A Closer Look At The Route Through The Central Valley

    Taking A Closer Look At The Route Through The Central Valley

    Wednesday, September 26 2012 10:00 AM EDT2012-09-26 14:00:23 GMT
    If it ever gets built, California's Central Valley will be the starting point for the wildly controversial $68 billion so-called high speed rail project.
    If it ever gets built, California's Central Valley will be the starting point for the wildly controversial $68 billion so-called high speed rail project. The tracks would wind their way through the farmland with the first leg stretching from Somerset to Fresno.
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    Central Valley Farmers Speak Out On High Speed Rail Construction

    Central Valley Farmers Speak Out On High Speed Rail Construction

    Tuesday, September 25 2012 12:16 PM EDT2012-09-25 16:16:51 GMT
    California's central valley is the ‘starting point' for the controversial, multi-billion dollar High Speed Rail Project...There are strong opinions…both for and against.
    California's central valley is the ‘starting point' for the controversial, multi-billion dollar High Speed Rail Project...There are strong opinions…both for and against.
  • Saving the California Dream

    Farmers Score Victory Over High-Speed Rail

    Farmers Score Victory Over High-Speed Rail

    Monday, September 24 2012 9:54 PM EDT2012-09-25 01:54:41 GMT
    Sacramento judge allows coalition of Central Valley farmers to seek a preliminary injunction to stop the rail project.
    Sacramento judge allows coalition of Central Valley farmers to seek a preliminary injunction to stop the rail project.
  • Rail Authority Plans to Tap Private Sector

    Rail Authority Plans to Tap Private Sector

    Friday, September 21 2012 1:13 AM EDT2012-09-21 05:13:53 GMT
    California High-Speed Rail Authority chairman Dan Richard says the system will attract private sector investors.
    California High-Speed Rail Authority chairman Dan Richard says the system will attract private sector investors.
  • Saving the California Dream

    Feds Sign Off on Portion of California High-Speed Rail

    Feds Sign Off on Portion of California High-Speed Rail

    Thursday, September 20 2012 2:52 PM EDT2012-09-20 18:52:05 GMT
    The Federal Rail Administration signs off on the Fresno-Merced section of California's high-speed rail, and some central valley farmers call that decision "irresponsible."
    The Federal Rail Administration signs off on the Fresno-Merced section of California's high-speed rail, and some central valley farmers call that decision "irresponsible."
  • Saving The California Dream

    High-Speed Rail Update

    High-Speed Rail Update

    Tuesday, September 18 2012 10:28 AM EDT2012-09-18 14:28:25 GMT
    In our interview with Dan Richard, the chairman of California's High-Speed Rail Authority, he says he's confident he will be able to attract additional money for the project, including federal money.
    In our interview with Dan Richard, the chairman of California's High-Speed Rail Authority, he says he's confident he will be able to attract additional money for the project, including federal money.
  • Saving The California Dream

    Farmers Voice Concerns Over High-Speed Rail

    Farmers Voice Concerns Over High-Speed Rail

    Tuesday, September 11 2012 11:11 PM EDT2012-09-12 03:11:21 GMT
    Although California signed off on the environmental impact report, the Federal Rail Authority has yet to sign off. At recent hearings in the Central Valley, farmers pleaded to rethink the project.
    Although California signed off on the environmental impact report for the first segment of the high-speed rail, a stretch from the town of Madera to Fresno, the Federal Rail Authority has yet to sign off. At recent hearings in the Central Valley, farmers pleaded with federal representatives to rethink the project.
  • Approved Construction Of The California High Speed Rail Paused

    Approved Construction Of The California High Speed Rail Paused

    Tuesday, September 11 2012 11:20 AM EDT2012-09-11 15:20:57 GMT
    Construction on the first 25 miles of California's so-called California High Speed Rail project has already been approved. But its not a done deal.
    Construction on the first 25 miles of California's so-called California High Speed Rail project has already been approved. But its not a done deal.
  • Saving the California Dream

    High-Speed Rail Series Preview

    High-Speed Rail Series Preview

    Monday, September 10 2012 9:48 AM EDT2012-09-10 13:48:23 GMT
    Farmers affected by the high-speed rail, California's $68 billion pubic works project, tell us their biggest concern: it might all be for nothing.
    Farmers affected by the high-speed rail, California's $68 billion pubic works project, tell us their biggest concern: it might all be for nothing.
  • Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Discusses The GOP Convention And California High Speed Rail

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Discusses The GOP Convention And California High Speed Rail

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 2:57 PM EDT2012-08-29 18:57:01 GMT
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa took time out this morning to come to the Good Day LA set and discuss the latest with the Repulbican National Convention, and of course - the High Speed Rail Project here in California.
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa took time out this morning to come to the Good Day LA set and discuss the latest with the Repulbican National Convention, and of course - the High Speed Rail Project here in California.
  • Saving The California Dream

    High-Speed Rail Lawsuit

    High-Speed Rail Lawsuit

    Tuesday, August 28 2012 2:25 PM EDT2012-08-28 18:25:28 GMT
    A lawsuit filed in Sacramento over California's high-speed rail alleges multiple violations of Proposition 1A. ‘Saving the California Dream' series producer Heidi Cuda has this story.
    A lawsuit filed in Sacramento over California's high-speed rail alleges multiple violations of Proposition 1A. ‘Saving the California Dream' series producer Heidi Cuda has this story.
  • Point Of View

    Governor Brown’s Credibility Problem

    Governor Brown’s Credibility Problem

    Friday, August 24 2012 2:08 PM EDT2012-08-24 18:08:15 GMT
    In recent days, Governor Brown gave voters a good reason not to support his tax hike this November. KTTV Vice President and General Manager Kevin Hale follows up in this POV story.
    In recent days, Governor Brown gave voters a good reason not to support his tax hike this November...he just keeps spending money he doesn't have!! In effect, he's asking voters to tax themselves for his poor fiscal management. KTTV Vice President and General Manager Kevin Hale follows up in this POV story.
  • California High-Speed Rail Funding Gets Signed Into Law

    California High-Speed Rail Funding Gets Signed Into Law

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 1:22 PM EDT2012-07-18 17:22:44 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown will visit Los Angeles' Union Station today to sign into law a bill providing funding for the first phase of a high-speed rail project expected to connect the Southland with San Francisco.
    Gov. Jerry Brown will visit Los Angeles' Union Station today to sign into law a bill providing funding for the first phase of a high-speed rail project expected to connect the Southland with San Francisco.
  • Saving The California Dream series

    High-Speed Rail Leaves The Station

    High-Speed Rail Leaves The Station

    Tuesday, July 10 2012 12:09 PM EDT2012-07-10 16:09:20 GMT
    The state Assembly and Senate approved the initial $8 billion funding to begin construction of California's high-speed rail.
    The state Assembly and Senate approved the initial $8 billion funding to begin construction of California's high-speed rail.
  • POV: "The Train To Nowhere"

    POV: "The Train To Nowhere"

    Some people are calling it "the train to nowhere"... though Governor Jerry Brown would certainly object to that... KTTV Vice President and General Manager Kevin Hale takes a look at why California's high speed rail project...
    Some people are calling it "the train to nowhere"... though Governor Jerry Brown would certainly object to that... KTTV Vice President and General Manager Kevin Hale takes a look at why California's high speed rail project...
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