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This is an ‘expedited’ review? Nerve-wracking times on bullet-train front

Nine weeks ago, the news seemed promising on the bullet-train follies front. Now the picture looks a bit murkier. On Jan. 24, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris asked the California Supreme Court to conduct an expedited appeals

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Only hope for further state bullet train $$ is gone 7

May 1, 2013 By Chris Reed We’ve seen some very good reporting about the bullet-train fiasco from around the state. The two best recent examples are stories outlining the chicanery in the bidding process for the contractor for the first

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Is there ever any positive news about the bullet train? 5

April 4, 2013 By Chris Reed Is there ever any hard, legit good news about the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s plan to build a state bullet-train network? The stories last week about the U.S. Government Accountability Office depicting CHSRA’s ridership

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Bullet train: Is L.A. Times’ beat reporter ashamed of edit page? 9

March 28, 2013 By Chris Reed There’s been quite a bit of good reporting done on the bullet-train fiasco. Mike Rosenberg of the San Jose Mercury-News and Lance Williams of California Watch jump to mind. But Ralph Vartabedian of the

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KFI’s John & Ken discuss ‘Browndoggle’ with CWD’s Chris Reed 2

March 16. 2013 In an interview with CalWatchdog contributor Chris Reed, KFI 640 AM’s John and Ken discussed the fiasco that is the California bullet-train project, which they call the “Browndoggle.” The interview begins at the 5:35 p.m. point of

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