High Speed Rail and a Changing Union Station

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Despite legal challenges, a lack of money and declining public support, Governor Brown today signed legislation to begin construction of High Speed Rail from Los Angeles to San Francisco. We talk about the place he chose to complete the process: Union Station in downtown LA. Metro has big plans for a massive development there. Will it be viable if high speed rail doesn't happen? Also, LA Sheriff Lee Baca's top aide says the "gray area" for deputies does not mean license to act outside the law. We hear from the Citizens' Commission for Jail Violence. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, America's "toughest sheriff" and federal immigration law.

Banner image: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (5th L) and Governor Jerry Brown (C), immediately after signing high speed rail legislation this morning at Union Station in Los Angeles