S.A.F.E. Updates

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|

Sylmar Neighborhood Council opposes all HSR routes

March 22, 2018
Sylmar Neighborhood Council Emphatically Joins High Speed Train Opposition

At tonight’s Sylmar Neighorhood Council meeting, four different motions were overwhelmingly passed affirming Sylmar’s opposition to high speed trains throughout the region and their desire to work closely with the SAFE Coalition. In addition to opposing routes E1, E2 and SR14 as part of a formal comment submission on the currently pending 2018 Business Plan, the Council voted to request a CHSRA board meeting in the NE San Fernando Valley, to designate several representatives to participate in ongoing SAFE Coalition meetings, and to submit a Community Impact Statement (CIS) calling […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|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|

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|

Fourth of July Parade!

Thanks to everyone for coming out for the Fourth of July Parade and helping out in whatever way you did. So many of you did little and big things to help us look the part in the parade. We were able to spread our message with thousands of people today. It was a good idea and thanks to those who suggested it and keep their eyes on public outreach opportunities. For those who could not attend, please know others represented you and our communities and you’ll have future opportunities to help out in whatever way is best for you.

A special […]

By |July 10th, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|

California Candiate Forum State Senate 25th & LA 5th Supervisor District

Forum sponsored by Shadow Hills Property Owners Association with the candidates of the California State Senate 25th & LA 5th Supervisor District:

By |June 5th, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|

California High Speed Train Update – 4-14-16

We wanted to give you an update of how much time, effort and effectiveness volunteers from your community are putting forth in the FIGHT to rid our communities of the threat of highspeed trains. The SAFE Coalition and community volunteer leaders from throughout the northeast San Fernando Valley have sustained an unprecedented level of effort in early 2016 through community outreach, political lobbying, petition gathering, media outreach, attendance and both written and verbal testimony at numerous high speed train related meetings and events in the past few weeks. Involvement includes the Shadow Hills Property Owners Assn., Lake View Terrace Improvement […]

By |April 14th, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|

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|

USFS Tour of drilling/testing sites

As most of you are likely aware, a few of us who have been active with the Forest/drilling issues took a “field trip” yesterday with George Farra of the USFS in order to visit two of the sites where HSR is currently conducting its drilling and geotechnical testing within the Angeles National Forest. I joined Cindy Bloom, Gina Cruz, and David Lukesh on this informative and educational site visit.

Below are links to 5 of the videos that I took during yesterday’s field trip. I tried to narrate what we were seeing so that viewers would have some […]

By |February 26th, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|