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California Needs High Speed Rail

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, PA on an Amtrak Acela train, February 7, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

It’s a holiday weekend and the highways will be jammed and the airports full.  Enjoy that middle seat in coach.  After experiencing the joy of traveling via high speed rail in Europe last week, I’d just like to know why its taking so long in California. We’re warned about long lines and spotty service of…

Tait, Pulido Lend Their Names to anti-Union Ballot Measure

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, mayors to two cities with a significant number of union workers, have both lent their names in support of a new ballot measure aimed at “reforming” public employee union pensions. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed leads the effort which included San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris,…