Starting in the San Joaquin Valley, Dan Walters says.
Walters doesn’t like it that the legislature appears poised to authorize the California High-Speed Rail Authority to sell bonds and begin construction.
But L.A. and the Bay Area have been bought off by enhancements to their regional rail. Suddenly, allowing the state to build a project that benefits the San Joaquin Valley first seems more palatable. We owe Jerry Brown one for this.