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Toyota invests in Uber; Volkswagen backs Gett

Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday a partnership with Uber Technologies in which the Japanese automaker will invest an undisclosed sum in the ride-hailing company and establish a car-leasing option for Uber drivers. Through the partnership, the two companies will “explore collaboration ... in...

California Conversation: The Road Ahead

Uber and Lyft have built loyal following, survey finds
 

Uber and Lyft have built loyal following, survey finds

Americans who use ride-hailing apps believe the services are a positive force in the economy, and they should not be regulated like traditional taxis, according to a survey conducted by an independent research group. The survey, released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center, suggests that companies...

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  • The Concourse Hotel invests in its building and workers

    The Concourse Hotel invests in its building and workers

    The humble, two-star Concourse Hotel at Los Angeles International Airport is undergoing at $65-million renovation, with a plan to emerge this fall as a four-star Hyatt Regency hotel. As part of its effort to upgrade, the hotel’s management decided the staff needed some enhancements, as well. But...

  • Highland Park Gold Line station reopens after suspicious package prompts evacuation

    The Gold Line station in Highland Park was briefly shut down and evacuated Wednesday evening after a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy encountered a suspicious package, authorities said. The package was described as being plugged into an electrical socket at the station and having a clock on...

  • Dramatic video shows aftermath of reported street race that ended in crash with bus

    Dramatic video shows aftermath of reported street race that ended in crash with bus

    A dramatic video recorded by a bystander shows the fiery aftermath of a reported street race that ended with a vehicle T-boning a Metro bus in South L.A. and good Samaritans looking for injured passengers. The crash occurred at Western Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard shortly before...

  • What's ahead for bullet train funding? Hearing outlines the many risks

    What's ahead for bullet train funding? Hearing outlines the many risks

    About half of the funding needed to build an initial operating segment of California's bullet train faces legal, political and financial risks, state analysts told an Assembly hearing Monday — although officials expressed confidence that they could navigate any pitfalls. The oversight hearing focused...

  • Metro bus crashes in South L.A., sparking fire; 7 injured

    Metro bus crashes in South L.A., sparking fire; 7 injured

    A Metro bus was involved in a collision with three other vehicles in South Los Angeles on Monday night, sparking a car fire that spread to the public bus. The crash occurred at Western Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard shortly before 7 p.m., said Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles...

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