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California, Texas riding different tracks to high-speed rail

The Business Journal - 31 Aug 2018
The Pacheco Pass tunnel alone is expected to be about 15 miles long. In addition, California tends to be a more litigious state than Texas, elevating the costs of doing business, and then there is California's higher number of regulations that also ...
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Plan for High Speed Rail to be selected as early as 2019

Morgan Hill Times - 22 Aug 2018
This segment of the plan includes a tunnel that will go through Pacheco Pass. Lipkin said that the goal is to complete the valley-to-valley line by 2029. The valley-to-valley line is only 80 percent funded, but Lipkin said the project has never been ...
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A 13.5-mile tunnel will make or break California's bullet train

Los Angeles Times - 21 Oct 2017
Geologist Craig Riddle checks rock chip samples along the Pacheco Pass in Hollister. The California High Speed Rail Authority is doing geological drilling in preparation for a 13.5-mile tunnel that is expected to be built. (Josh Edelson / For The Times).
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California Focus: What a Gov. Newsom might be like

Sonoma Index-Tribune - 07 Sep 2018
As the fall election season begins officially this week, it's high time to look closely at what a Gov. Gavin Newsom might be like. That's partly because Newsom held leads of anywhere from 25 to 30 percentage points over Republican businessman John Cox ...
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State grant moves new Pacheco Reservoir project forward

Benitolink: San Benito County News - 04 Aug 2018
It also already pays for the maintenance of a five-mile long tunnel through the hills along the Pacheco Pass linked to the pipeline. Cattaneo said San Benito County will have anywhere between zero and 10 percent of the storage space, and its debt will ...
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Plans for $1 billion reservoir advance

Morgan Hill Times - 11 Jul 2018
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward with plans to build a new Pacheco Pass reservoir in Santa Clara County, which the district describes as a “game-changer” to ease the impact of future droughts in the Bay Area. If $485 million in ...
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Would you like some trains with your coffee?

RailwayAge Magazine - 15 May 2018
To get from the Central Valley into the Bay Area will require 13 miles of tunnels under Pacheco Pass estimated to cost $13 billion. At the southern end, breeching the Tehachapis to connect the Central Valley with the L.A. Basin will require tunnels ...
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Editorial: Don't reverse course on Delta twin-tunnels project

The Mercury News - 01 May 2018
Second, as the Bay Area News Group reported Saturday, the Santa Clara district might have struck a deal with the Brown administration to support the tunnels plan in exchange for state funding of a new dam the district wants to build near Pacheco Pass.

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