Congress Sets Aside Funds for Calif. Earthquake Warning System
A prototype earthquake early warning system for California is getting a $5 million boost, thanks to that massive government-spending bill approved by Congress over the weekend.
On the Line: Jobs and California's High-Speed Rail
California high-speed rail officials plan to ring in the New Year with a groundbreaking ceremony in Fresno on January 6. The nation's first bullet train system has faced many obstacles: lawsuits, political wrangling and big questions about its funding and future. But some Central Valley residents see the promise of rail construction jobs as a pathway out of poverty.