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Idea for Highway 152 as toll road worries nearby farmers

The possibility of Highway 152 becoming a toll road has some in the ag industry worried about what it would mean for business.

Ken Yeager takes over at VTA board president

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority welcomed new leadership to its Board of Directors Thursday by appointing Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager Chairman. Yeager has served on the board for the past 11 years, most recently as vice chair last year. Town of Los Gatos council member Joe Pirzynski, who chaired the VTA Board in 2005, was appointed vice chair.

VTA asks for public comment on new plan

Residents had the opportunity Wednesday to comment on the Valley Transportation Authority's transportation plan.

Los Banos mayor blasts Hwy. 152 plan as money grab

Plans to use money from Merced County to widen Highway 152 in neighboring areas and create a toll road to pay for it have drawn the ire of Los Banos Mayor Mike Villalta.

VTA approves sales tax increase for BART extension

More than three years have passed since Santa Clara County voters approved the Valley Transportation Authority's Measure B in November 2008 for a 1/8-cent sales tax increase for a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension.