Articles Tagged With ‘Trains’

Bullet train threatens Central Valley

The planners behind the controversial California bullet train seem to be complicating matters with their new route—right through historic Bakersfield High School, where rail opponent Cong. Kevin McCarthy just happens to have two children enrolled. [LATimes] The train’s proposed routes... (Continue reading)

Central Coast Railroad Festival, event photos

As part of the Third Annual Central Coast Railroad Festival, attendees left Grover Beach on the Pacific Surfliner and headed to the San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station for a celebration at the Freight House. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’... (Continue reading)

Parents say investigation into train victim’s death is ‘sluggish’

Parents of a Paso Robles man they believe was murdered said the city’s police investigation has been hampered by lack of resources and staff. [see the full report at KCCN.TV] Bryan Brady was just hours into his 21st year when... (Continue reading)

Treasurer worried about high-speed train funding

California’s top financial official is warning that the numbers are not penciling out for the proposed controversial 800-mile bullet train system. [California Watch] State Treasurer Bill Lockyer says that the $45 billion rail system is brimming with “unanswered questions: about... (Continue reading)

Rail and Wine Tour, event photos

Wine enthusiasts rolled out of Paso Robles for a truly unique afternoon of wine tasting and train travel as part of the Central Coast Railroad Festival last Sunday. The afternoon of wine, food and trains included a stop at Pomar... (Continue reading)

Man struck and killed by train in Paso Robles

A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a freight train at the 12th Street crossing in Paso Robles at around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday. [KSBY] Officials said Bryan Clifton Brady of Paso Robles man might have been laying on... (Continue reading)