Hundreds of people showed up at the Ronald Reagan building today in downtown Los Angeles to tell California's High-Speed Rail Authority what they think about plans for a bullet train from LA to San Francisco. Much has changed since 2008, when voters approved almost $10 billion in bonds. The price tag has soared to $68 billion, and construction didn't begin until January of this year — two years behind schedule.
Saul Gonzalez talked with some angry protesters even before the meeting got underway. Listening to all this is Lisa Marie Alley, spokesperson for the California High-Speed Rail Authority.