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Riders Can Now Use PayPal For Car-Hailing App Uber

Ride-share car service Uber is now letting its users pay for their rides using PayPal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2013

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Mayor Garcetti: Shutting Down Ride-Sharing Companies ‘Wrong Move’

Just three months after the city’s taxi czar sent cease and desist letters to three of the region’s major ride sharing companies, Mayor Eric Garcetti is expressing support for the start-ups.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

Members of the taxi cab industry are taking aim at firms like Uber, which offer ride-share services as an alternative to traditional cab fares. (credit: UBER)

Fight Over ‘Bandit’ Taxis Returns To Downtown LA

Unionized taxi drivers held a demonstration Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles calling on state regulators to stop so-called “bandit taxicabs” from operating in the city.

07/09/2013