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Rich communities never like it when a subway stop opens their neighborhood to outsiders and Beverly Hills' school district isn't fooling anyone with its posturing about safety and its own planning issues.

The Subway to the Sea, a train that would tunnel more than 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean, has encountered no shortage of obstacles over the years: from how to pay for it to skepticism about a huge mass transit project in a region that once ripped out trolley car tracks to make way for automobiles.

Now, a new impediment has stepped onto the tracks: Beverly Hills High School.

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