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CBS2’s Serene Branson Puts ‘Taxi Magic’ Mobile App To The Test

A mobile app for taxis, similar to the increasingly popular ride-sharing apps and being used by most Taxi companies in LA, was put to the test.

06/24/2014

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Uber Drivers Protest Company’s Business Practices Outside Santa Monica Office

Drivers for the popular ride-share app Uber Tuesday protested the company’s business practices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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Something Big Is Coming! Uber Will Offer Rides From ‘Optimus Prime’ Saturday

The popular rideshare app, Uber, will offer users the option to get a ride from “Transformers” Optimus Prime from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

KNX1070 hosts "Ask The Mayor" Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti. (credit: KNX)

‘That’s Creepy': Mayor Says LAPD Drones Won’t Be ‘Flying Over The City…Trying To Find Crime’

Two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) acquired by the LAPD will remain grounded until lawmakers can establish specific policies governing their use, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday.

06/11/2014

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Councilmembers, Taxi Drivers Protest Ridesharing Apps At City Hall

Hundreds of taxicab drivers descended on the steps of City Hall Tuesday morning to protest popular ridesharing apps.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

Frederick Dencer was arrested Monday after a local woman called police from this 7-11 market in Panorama City. (CBS)

No Charges Filed Against Uber Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of Kidnapping Woman

Prosecutors declined Wednesday to file charges against a driver for a ride-share company who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a Panorama City motel.

06/04/2014

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Uber Driver Accused Of Kidnapping Customer

A for-hire driver for a popular Southland ride-share company faced possible kidnapping charges Tuesday after allegedly taking a female client to a hotel room, police said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Best Limo Services In Southern California

Need a ride to the airport or to your next event? We’ve found the best limo services around.

CBS Los Angeles–12/23/2013

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Rideshare Service Uber Under Fire For ‘Surge Pricing’

Some Angelenos are steamed after they say rideshare service Uber hit them with massive charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2013

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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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Best Ride-Share Mobile Apps And Sites

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.

CBS Los Angeles–09/26/2013

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Calif. Adopts Car-Sharing Service Regulations

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

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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

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Rideshare Service ‘Uber’ Expands To The Valley, South Bay & Pasadena

The popular rideshare service Uber announced Thursday it has expanded coverage in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Uber’s Ice Cream On-Demand Trucks Deliver Treats To Customers Friday

The car service Uber is delivering ice cream to the doors of their loyal customer in Los Angeles and 33 other cities Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

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