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News - August 17, 2012

Palo Alto raises red flags about rail funding

City wants 'cleanup language' for bill, to clarify state's commitment to two-track system, Caltrain's electrification

by Gennady Sheyner

Nearly a month after California legislators passed a bill to begin construction of high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials are still trying to sort out the bill's ambiguities and considering ways to insert "cleanup language" that would ease local anxieties about the highly controversial project.

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Posted by whaddayaknow, a resident of another community
on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:04 pm

So, Palo Alto wants cleanup language.

Well, I want a pony.

Sometimes you don't get what you want. Especially if you've behaved like a petulant, unhinged, self-absorbed child.