Los Angeles

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Drivers for the ride-sharing app Uber protested in Los Angeles earlier this week, claiming the company, valued at $18 billion, has slashed their rates to an untenable level. "I’ve experienced four cuts since I started," driver Aya Valilar, who has been working with the company a year-and-a-half, told CBS2/KCAL9. "It was $2.50 a mile when I started...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Thousands of gallons of crude oil spewed into the streets of a Los Angeles area...

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Last week, the LAPD became the country's largest police department to acquire surveillance drones - though their PR-savvy announcement carefully uses the term "unmanned aerial vehicles" - when they accepted as gifts two Draganflyer X6 drones rejected by angry Seattle residents who had cited privacy concerns, "the militarization of our streets and now the air above them," and the fact "we dont trust you with the weapons you do have." The LAPD, which was recently blasted for surveillance over...

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