bullet train

Reader Input: These are a few of my fave laws

The state of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: Bullet train a pipe dream

“I like trains,” says Gov. Jerry Brown. “I like to get up, walk around and shake hands.” Nice. You can shake hands on rapid transit without blowing $68 bill ...

Reader Input: In elections, choices matter

The State of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: Water before bullet trains

I want to congratulate the Placer County Water Agency for its ability to make sure that water is an affordable commodity for all of us. I got my bill today and I blew a cork. This ...

Another View: Focus on drought, not bullet trains

A bullet train for California? Who in his right mind — since we’re already in the fifth year of a serious drought — would conceive of such a plan?   Accord ...

Placer County’s state lawmakers face budget strife, bullet train questions

Lawmakers are back in Sacramento after a four-month break facing a $13 billion budget shortfall and questions on pension reform, high-speed rail and how to bridge the increasingly ...