California’s $77 billion bullet-train project from San Francisco to Los Angeles was supposed to be a proof of concept at a national level—proof that high-speed rail could actually work, providing an eco-friendly alternative to cars and planes here the way it does in Europe and Asia, and also proof that America could still build big things. And the project’s … [Read more...] about Gavin Newsom’s High-Speed Gift to Republicans
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By Paul Sullivan Published 6:36 pm PST, Saturday, February 2, 2019 Duncan Campbell (left), founder of Friends of the Children, talks with James Tyrrell, a graduate of the program for at-risk youth, in Portland, Ore. Duncan Campbell (left), founder of Friends of the Children, talks with James Tyrrell, a graduate of the program for at-risk youth, in Portland, Ore. … [Read more...] about Charity finds success in work with at-risk children, but it’s costly
NEWARK, N.J. — Senator Cory Booker was educated at Stanford, Oxford and Yale, but he likes to say he got his real education at Brick Towers, the dilapidated and dangerous housing project in inner-city Newark where he spent eight years as a tenant—not by necessity, but by choice. Living in a 16th-floor apartment that often lacked heat, hot water and elevator service, … [Read more...] about Is Cory Booker for Real?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Michael Levenson Globe Staff January 24, 2019 Someone’s always watching.That fact of modern urban life was highlighted by the case of Olivia Ambrose, the 23-year-old woman who was allegedly abducted after leaving a downtown bar Saturday night.Using … [Read more...] about Modern technology, including cameras and cellphones, helped to save Olivia Ambrose
College senior Jasmine Bigham can almost taste graduation. Like most students at Humboldt State University, nestled in the shade of the California Redwoods, finals are coming, and she's studying hard. But it's her life outside her college classroom that may be the toughest test of all. "The hardest thing was just not being able to find housing, and so that was, like, the big … [Read more...] about Homelessness on campus