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Cosmopolitan reopens at new downtown Fresno location

Crowds pack the relocated Cosmopolitan at the corner of O and Ventura streets in downtown Fresno on Monday, July 18, 2016. Owner Gary Lanfranco shows off some of the old restaurant that made the move. Read why the restaurant moved at fblinks.com/cosmo

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High-speed rail plans Madera stop

After the better part of a decade complaining about being a “fly-by” area on California’s proposed high-speed train system, Madera is poised to be another stop on the bullet-train line between Fresno, Merced and San Jose.

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High-speed rail leaders put Merced back on initial route

California high-speed rail leaders proposed putting Merced back on the initial route but put off a vote Thursday on a revised business plan to give state officials more time to assuage lawmakers and citizens upset by the recent decision to first send the train to Northern California rather than the Los Angeles area.

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Open house will update high-speed rail work in Madera

The California High-Speed Rail Authority and its contractor, Tutor Perini / Zachry / Parsons, will hold an open house in Madera to give residents an update on construction of the state’s high-speed rail project, particularly a three-mile extension of work north of Madera. The information session will be 5 to 6:30 p.m. April 20 at the Madera County Library, 121 N. G St.

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High-speed rail money risks come under Assembly scrutiny

Legislators in Sacramento focused on financial risks and realities in their first oversight hearing on a high-speed rail plan that proposes running trains from the San Joaquin Valley first to San Jose and the Bay Area instead of southward to Los Angeles. Representatives of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the state’s transportation agency, regional rail organizations and legislative advisers testified in front of the Assembly Transportation Committee for nearly three hours on the authority’s 2016 draft business plan.

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Cosmopolitan reopens at new downtown Fresno location

Crowds pack the relocated Cosmopolitan at the corner of O and Ventura streets in downtown Fresno on Monday, July 18, 2016. Owner Gary Lanfranco shows off some of the old restaurant that made the move. Read why the restaurant moved at fblinks.com/cosmo
SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Cosmopolitan reopens at new downtown Fresno location 2:05

Cosmopolitan reopens at new downtown Fresno location

How high-speed rail construction will juggle Highway 180 traffic 3:16

How high-speed rail construction will juggle Highway 180 traffic

High-speed rail workers move massive girders into place for new bridge 1:02

High-speed rail workers move massive girders into place for new bridge

Construction for support structures beginning on new Fresno bridge 1:04

Construction for support structures beginning on new Fresno bridge