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...
26 min, 6 sec
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...
6 min, 13 sec
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...
13 min, 52 sec