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  • Burbank-Palmdale segment added to bullet train timetable

    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...
  • Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added

    Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added
    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...
  • California safety officials ill-prepared for increasing oil imports

    California safety officials ill-prepared for increasing oil imports
    California safety agencies are currently ill-prepared for a significant increase in transporting oil by rail through the state, but steps are being taken to catch up, experts told state lawmakers Thursday. Oil imports by rail to California have grown...
  • State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains

    State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains
    Although most people think of oil spills in California as potential beachfront disasters, there is new anxiety in Sacramento about the surge of crude oil now coming through the state each day by train. Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers want to avoid the...
  • Solis, Kuehl have fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors' race

    Solis, Kuehl have fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors' race
    Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl have a considerable fundraising jump over their rivals for two open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new campaign reports show. Solis raised $518,000...
  • Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat

    Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Friday he will not be a candidate to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). "I said in 2012 that four decades in elected office was long enough, and I meant it," Yaroslavsky said in...
  • Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money

    More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district. State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
  • Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded

    Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded
    Rep. Henry Waxman's sudden announcement Thursday that he would retire after 20 terms set off wild guesswork among political power brokers in California about who would run to replace him. “Waxmania!” declared Democratic consultant Sean...
  • Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat

    Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat
    Former Los Angeles city controller and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel said Thursday that she plans to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. “When I woke up this morning, I had no idea that someone...
  • Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors

    Henry A. Waxman’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Congress means that four longtime California lawmakers are retiring from the House of Representatives. Two are Democrats, two Republicans. Combined, they served more than 100 years in...
  • 'Fracking' moratorium proposed by two L.A. City Council members

    'Fracking' moratorium proposed by two L.A. City Council members
    Los Angeles City Council members Paul Koretz and Mike Bonin are calling for a moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” which is used by energy companies to extract hard-to-reach oil. In a prepared statement Tuesday,...