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Uber Drivers Can Rate Passengers And That May Affect Your Next Ride

If you’ve ever waited for an Uber ride that never came it may be because you’re on Uber’s blacklist.

02/23/2015

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Off-Duty Uber Driver Under Investigation For Alleged Sexual Assault

An off-duty driver for the Uber car service is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault, police said Monday.

02/02/2015

(credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Department)

2 Men Suspected Of Taking Uber To Drug Deal

Two men face drug charges after authorities say they were caught using Uber to take them to a drug deal.

01/29/2015

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Inflate Your Heart: Uber Is Delivering Adoptable Puppies On Demand To LA Offices

The biggest event in canine sports history is just days away and a popular rideshare app wants you to be “uber” prepared!

01/28/2015

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Riders May Soon Be Able To ‘E-Hail’ A Regular Taxi Using A Smartphone

Los Angeles wants taxi drivers to get on board with a mobile app that will allow customers to hail a taxi from their smartphones.

01/16/2015

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Officials Consider Allowing Lyft, Uber Pickups At LAX

Transportation network companies, such as Lyft and Uber, aren’t currently allowed to operate at Los Angeles International Airport but that could soon change.

12/18/2014

(credit: CBS)

Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More On Safety

Uber’s head of global safety wrote in a blog post Wednesday that in 2015 the company will “build new safety programs and intensify others.”

12/17/2014

(credit: CBS)

California Prosecutors Sue Uber; Lyft Settles

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey partnered with Gascon in a probe of the nascent ridesharing industry. A third company — Sidecar — is still under investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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LA County DA Cracks Down On Rideshare Companies

District Attorney’s offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco have sent letters to popular rideshare companies requesting to discuss safe and legal practices, officials said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2014

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Uber Defends Slashing Drivers’ Rates Amid LA Protest

More than 50 Los Angeles-based Uber drivers assembled in a North Hollywood parking lot Tuesday night to voice their displeasure with continued cuts in their takehome pay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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Uber In A Helicopter To Malibu Wines Over The Labor Day Weekend

The popular rideshare service Uber announced on its blog Friday the company is offering rides in a helicopter to Malibu Wines over the Labor Day weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

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California Sets Ride-Sharing Insurance Standards

Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Experimental uberFRESH Meal Delivery Service Hits Santa Monica

From Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 5, the ride-sharing service will be testing out uberFRESH in Santa Monica.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

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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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