This Sept. 27, 2016, photo shows an excavator breaking up what is left of an old warehouse in the 700 block of G Street in downtown Fresno, part of a project to lay track for the bullet train in the San Joaquin Valley.
This Sept. 27, 2016, photo shows an excavator breaking up what is left of an old warehouse in the 700 block of G Street in downtown Fresno, part of a project to lay track for the bullet train in the San Joaquin Valley. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
This Sept. 27, 2016, photo shows an excavator breaking up what is left of an old warehouse in the 700 block of G Street in downtown Fresno, part of a project to lay track for the bullet train in the San Joaquin Valley. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
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Bullet train’s bond funds shifting into local rail projects

November 15, 2016 3:27 PM

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee