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California Gubenatorial Debate May 8TH, 2018

GUBENATORIAL DEBATE MAY 8TH, 2018
Before you vote in the gubernatorial election, please watch this video of a candidate debate last night in northern California. The candidates are split along party lines. It’s hard to believe any would support high speed trains, but they do!!!
Link to HSR portion of debate: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/on-air/as-seen-on/California-Gubernatorial-Debate_-High-Speed-Rail_Bay-Area-482129381.html

By |May 9th, 2018|HSR Information|

CHSRA Board Meeting – LA-4/17/2018

CALIFORNIA HIGH SPEED RAIL BOARD MEETING LOS ANGELES APRIL 17, 2018

Cue points for public comment (approximate) by SAFE members:

Bill Eick 1:38:20
Kelly Decker 1:44:37
Cindy Bloom 1:46:26
Lynne Toby 1:48:48
Kit Paull 1:51:14

By |April 18th, 2018|HSR Information|

Comments needed for CHSRA Business Plan

Please submit your comments to the 2018 Draft Business plan (deadline is May 7):
Online comment form through the Draft 2018 Business Plan website at: http://hsr.ca.gov/About/Business_Plans/Draft_2018_Business_Plan_Comments.html

By email at: 2018businessplancomments@hsr.ca.gov

By U.S. mail to the Authority:
California High-Speed Rail Authority Attn: Draft 2018 Business Plan
770 L Street, Suite 620 MS-1
Sacramento, CA 95814

Voicemail comment at: (916) 384-9516

By |April 17th, 2018|From CHSRA, HSR Information|

Photos of SAFE Rally

Photos from High Speed Train Protest Rally on April 14, 2018 – THANKS TO THOSE WHO JOINED AND ARE SUPPORTING US!
More than 100 sign-waving residents and more than a dozen horses and riders attended today’s informative, intense and loud protest rally at Lake View Terrace Recreation Center. In addition, the following communities were represented with speaking roles, showing the strength of the UNITED FRONT: Sylmar, Kagel Canyon, Lake View Terrace, Sunland-Tujunga, Riverwood Ranch, La Tuna Canyon, Shadow Hills, Stonehurst and Pacoima. The two major themes were: first, the audacity and lack of respect shown by the high speed train Authority […]

By |April 16th, 2018|S.A.F.E. Updates|

SAFE Rally & Comments to CHSRA Business Plan

APRIL 14, 2018 RALLY VIDEO
AND COMMENT TO 2016 DRAFT BUSINESS PLAN SUBMITTED 5-7-2018

May 7, 2018

SUBJECT: SAFE COALITION COMMENTS ON 2018 BUSINESS PLAN – NOTE VIDEO SUBMITTAL TO BE VIEWED AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF OUR SUBMITTAL –

Dear High Speed TRAIN Authority:
Given how much our communities have suffered and been damaged since August 14, 2014, when we were first “thrown under the train” by the “yellow banana,” we are pleased to be both involved enough and informed enough to provide enlightened and passionate feedback on the 2018 Business Plan. Since we have heard nothing form CHSRA since early 2016 due […]

By |April 15th, 2018|S.A.F.E. - Correspondance to CHSRA, S.A.F.E. Updates|

SAFE Unity Meeting held 2-22-2018 – full video

FULL, EDITED AND INDEXED VIDEO COVERAGE OF THE HIGH SPEED TRAIN UNITY MEETING VIDEO IS NOW VIEWABLE. TO VIEW THE FEBRUARY 22, 2018 VIDEO, CLICK HERE.

By |February 28th, 2018|S.A.F.E. Updates|

Changes to the Environmental Milestone Schedule

Changes to the Environmental Milestone Schedule – Page 44

Download the PDF of the “Board meeting – 02/14/2017 Operations Report – Finance and Audit Meeting”
Page 44 has the revisions to the “Environmental Milestones Schedule.”

By |February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

No HSR – Rally in Lakeview Terrace – 2016

Thanks to all that turned out to rally against the high speed rail!

Here is a recording of the entire rally:

Please also check out some of the media coverage:

Los Angeles Daily News “High-speed rail’s proposed Valley route faces LAUSD challenge” by Dana Bartholomew

Fox 11 News Report:

Los Angeles Daily News Media Center Photos of the rally by the LA Daily News.

SAFE Rally – Daily News:

KABC Peter Tilden interview with David DePinto Go to August 31st, 11am, and hit play. The interview starts about 24:21.

More will be posted as they become available…

By |September 1st, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|

39th District Assembly Candidate Forum

39th District Assembly Candidate Forum

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

From CityWatch: SoCal HSR Delay: Sweet Victory for the Northeast Valley

SoCal High Speed Train Delay: Sweet Victory for the Northeast Valley
By Denyse Selesnick
Originally Published on the website, CityWatch 10 March 2016

MY TURN-I love traveling by train. I have used them in Europe, Asia, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco and San Diego. In Los Angeles…not so much! In fact, probably like many of you, I have yet to take the train from the San Fernando Valley to Downtown — even though I have every good intention of doing so…next time.

Therefore, I was curious as to the reasons behind the pro and cons of the proposed Super Bullet train which is […]

By |March 12th, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|