Monthly Archives: May 2012

High-speed rail: Money, politics, timing come together

Originally published in http://www.capitolweekly.net May 21, 2012 With billions of dollars at stake, California’s high-speed rail project is at a critical, do-or-die juncture: The Obama administration’s ultimatum to state lawmakers to fast-track the money resonates in the Capitol, but the … Continue reading

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Sacramento’s electric-car club: small contingent of Sacramentans will never pay at the pump again

Originally published in Sacramento News and Review April 19, 2012 For Tom Dowling, embracing new-fangled gadgets is something that runs in the family. “My father was an early adopter, and we had the first TV set on the block,” said Dowling, … Continue reading

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Meth addiction eats at Sacramento Foothills

Originally published in Sacramento News and Review March 29, 2012 Popular TV dramas such as Breaking Bad andIntervention offer viewers fresh and searing looks at methamphetamine culture. But local crime reporter Scott Thomas Anderson says his new book, Shadow People, is a different and untold … Continue reading

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