With a high-speed passenger rail network proposed for the US, companies are gearing up to build the equipment on American soil.
A fight aboard a city bus in Oakland, Calif., is the latest fracas on public transit to be captured on video and disseminated on YouTube. Such images, rightly or wrongly, may heighten concern about the safety of public transportation in the US.
A superior court judge ruled Wednesday that a new law, designed to reduce overcrowding at state prisons, was never intended to apply to county jails. More than 1,000 inmates were let go early before the ruling was handed down.
President Obama announced Thursday that California would receive $2.7 billion to boost its high-speed rail plan. The state hopes to link Los Angeles and San Francisco by 2017.
President Obama announced 13 high-speed rail projects worth $8 billion Thursday. It is an 'important beginning,' advocates say, aimed at several key population centers.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Washington Wednesday to lobby for $6.9 billion in federal funds. The governor needs the money to help fill an almost $20 million budget hole and stave off cuts to services.
Three days of severe weather, including mudslides and flooding, is largely courtesy of El Nino, say meteorologists.
A $40 million federal stimulus project to drill up to 50 new wells in California moves forward despite drying aquifers and community complaints.
A new law enforcement strategy takes hold under the radar of the gun control debate: Targeting guns and their users is seen as surest way to reduce violent crime