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DWP, High-Speed Rail, Marcos Villatoro (R)

DWP: The Price Of Power - The City of Los Angeles has a $200 million-plus budget deficit. Some workers are losing their jobs. Others are taking pay cuts and unpaid days off.

But there's one city agency where layoffs and furloughs don't exist. It's the city-owned Dept of Water and Power.

Last year DWP workers won pay raises worth some $300 million over the next five years. Meanwhile, the Mayor wants to add a surcharge to electric bills to pay for green energy projects.

SoCal Connected's Val Zavala takes a look at the DWP, where electric power meets political power with sometimes shocking results.

High-Speed Rail: Track To The Future? - Who doesn't love a train? Especially one that could get you from LA to San Francisco less than three hours. But at what price?

Proponents of high-speed rail say the time is right to invest. But can we afford the billions and billions of dollars required to make the dream of high-speed rail come true? SoCal's Saul Gonzalez looks at the promise and perils of a California's proposed fast train.

Commentary - Writer Marcos Villatoro shares some thoughts about his electric bill.

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