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City Won't Challenge Ride-Share Apps
The L.A. city council voted against challenging state regulations that gave permission to ride-sharing services to operate in Los Angeles.
City councilman Paul Koretz wanted the council to appeal the Public Utilities Commission ruling that allowed what he called "bandit cabs" from operating in the city. The split council voted 7-6 against Koretz's motion under threat of Mayor Eric Garcetti's veto had the motion passed City News Service reported.
Instead, the city will work with the PUC on the regulations in the coming months namely, "insurance, safety, green house gas emissions, red-lining and access for people with disabilities as well as other concerns that may be raised by other members of this council,'' City Councilman Mike Bonin told CNS.
To be quite honest, all of the regulations regarding transportation is quite confusing. For instance the city holds jurisdiction over taxis, but the state regulates ride-sharing services and limousines.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.