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  • Editorial: Skepticism is fair in rail station idea

    Editorial: Skepticism is fair in rail station idea
    You own a swath of land. You need to sell a parcel of it to raise funds to enhance another section of your property, so you put it on the market. Someone comes along and says, “Hey, I’m in love with this amazing piece of land. But I’m not sure if I can get my friends to buy in on it right now, nor do I know exactly what we’d do with it if we bought it, although I do see some possibilities here. Could you please take down your sales listing, give us an option to buy it and let us kick around the idea for, say, at least nine months?”
  • Volunteer helps a Glendale station chug along

    Volunteer helps a Glendale station chug along
    Morning commuters pour into and out of the trains at the Larry Zarian Transportation Center on any given weekday, but among them are a handful who have never before ridden the rails. Gene Kramer spots them in the crowd and gradually saunters toward them...

    Model railroad club keeps track of the past

    Model railroad club keeps track of the past
    Starting at Union Station in Los Angeles, it takes about 20 to 25 minutes to reach the end of the line at the Bakersfield rail yards. "Close to an hour round trip," Paul Koehler said. "That's assuming there's other trains on the railroad and you're...

    Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer tunnel alternatives

    Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer tunnel alternatives
    Opponents of a controversial proposal to extend the unfinished 710 Freeway unveiled a variety of options Thursday that they say would eliminate the need for an underground highway between Alhambra and Pasadena, according to the Los Angeles Times. A...

    Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday

    Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday
    Johann Sebastian Bach would have turned 330 on Saturday, but his compositions are safely in the hands of some local young musicians, who paid a birthday tribute to the old master in an afternoon concert at the Larry Zarian Transportation Center —...