Some good news for Amtrak

Amtrak ridership in Southern California is on pace to set a record, with officials crediting the increase to fare discounts, high gasoline prices and vacationers’ desire to stay close to home after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Click here for more.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.