There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
Public transit has long been an area where LA has fallen short, but with the rise of innovative ride-share apps, things are looking up.
Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.
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.
Hundreds of taxi cab drivers Tuesday were slowly circling City Hall to protest the rise of unregulated ride-share services.