California's High-Speed Rail Authority plans to start building its first leg in the Central Valley next year, with the ultimate goal of a train from San Diego to San Francisco. But it may be the victim of deficit fever in Washington, DC. Is that a blow to the state's transportation needs or a blessing in disguise for California taxpayers? Also, sea lions and dolphins are getting sick from a deadly poison. We go to LA County's only hospital for sick marine animals. On our rebroadcast of To the Point, birthers and the anatomy of a false accusation.
Should High-Speed Rail Slow Down?
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Obama, the 'Birthers' and the Anatomy of a False Accusation
Barack Obama's birth certificate says he was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961. Local newspapers carried announcements at the time. Recent investigations by mainstream media...
City of Bell Finds a Pot of Money
Grand jury transcripts unearthed by the Los Angeles Times may be good news for the City of Bell, which can use it. Some $4.5 million was secretly set aside for pensions...
High-Speed Rail in Trouble
California voters approved a $9.95 billion bond issue for high-speed rail from San Diego to San Francisco, and construction on the first leg is scheduled to begin next...