Conflicted Pols Pushed To Resign 0

SEPT. 30, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO Apparently, the state attorney general only recently discovered that two California High-Speed Rail Authority board members have other jobs that my conflict with their bullet train responsibilities. Richard Katz and Curt Pringle are long-time

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Is there a UP/HSR rail war? 0

Anthony Pignataro: A huge assumption on the part of the California High-Speed Rail Authority is that they’ll be able to run bullet trains alongside Union Pacific’s freight train tracks as the system winds its way through Central California. The Authority

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Is California Betting on Asia? 0

Anthony Pignataro: Given the brief press release issued by California High-Speed Rail Authority Executive Director Roelof van Ark following last week’s big trip to Asia, it’s clear he didn’t get everything he’d hoped for. I’m saying this because hope is

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Water Keeps CA's Welfare State Liquid 1

SEPT. 14, 2010 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Book Review: Running Out of Water: The Looming Crisis and Solutions To Conserve Our Most Precious Resource (Palgrave, 2010). Mark Twain once wrote: “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt” using a malapropism on

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