Composite photos of high-speed rail construction in south Fresno and Gov. Gavin Newsom

Newsom: Bullet Train Will Only Go Through Valley

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday he's abandoning a plan to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, a project with an estimated cost that has ballooned to $77 billion. "Let's be real," Newsom said in his...
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Southbound Lanes on Grapevine Are Open Again

UPDATE, 6:53 P.M. Caltrans says the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine are open again after they were closed earlier Monday because of high winds and snow. GRAPEVINE: Southbound I-5 is...
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LA Teachers Go on Strike in 2nd-Largest US School District

LOS ANGELES — Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday after contentious contract negotiations failed in the nation's second-largest school district. Months of talks between the union with 35,000 members and the Los Angeles Unified Sc...
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Warriors Named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year

(Mark Hammermeister/Courtesy of Sports Illustrated via AP) The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year. The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. W...
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In 2-0 Hole, Dodgers Turn to Rookie Buehler to Rescue Them

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers have seen the future and it's ace-in-the-making Walker Buehler. Except they need him to deliver now. Buehler will try to yank Los Angeles out of a 2-0 deficit against the Boston Red Sox when the World Series shifts to Dodger Stadiu...