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California bullet train cost surges by $2.8 billion: 'Worst-case scenario has happened

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Tue, 01/16/2018 (All day)

The estimated cost of building 119 miles of bullet train track in the Central Valley has jumped to $10.6 billion, an increase of $2.8 billion from the current budget and up from about $6 billion originally.

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BP to pay California $102 million to settle natural gas overcharge allegations

Published: 
Thu, 01/11/2018 (All day)

Energy giant BP has agreed to pay California $102 million as part of a settlement of allegations that it overcharged the state in sales of natural gas, Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Thursday.

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Rare, venomous sea snake found slithering on Southern California shores. Are more coming?

Published: 
Thu, 01/11/2018 (All day)

Rare venomous sea snake found slithering on the sand in Newport Beach earlier this week was one of a growing number of the serpents apparently drawn far north of their usual habitat by the spread of warm ocean temperatures, a biologist said Thursday.

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Protecting California's beaches from Donald Trump

Published: 
Sat, 01/06/2018 (All day)

The boat left Redondo Beach’s King Harbor early Friday morning under conditions so perfect, I couldn’t think of one good reason to ever go back to the office.