Unlike .@Uber @ToroRide can pick you up from LAX Airport

Spice Girl Mel B. has ventured into the app based transportation business, cofounding ToroRide, a black car service to rival Uber, perhaps.  Los Angeles is the only market they are in at the moment and appears to be a service for the elite, while Uber is available nationwide.

Budweiser #MadeInAmericaFest is Next Weekend

Budweiser Made In America Fest is coming to Grand Park, in Downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend, with proceeds benefiting the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Skid Row Housing and LA Street Car, to name a few. The Budweiser Made in America fest will be a two-day event, August 30 and 31, and willContinue reading “Budweiser #MadeInAmericaFest is Next Weekend”

Police Commission OK’s 2nd Term for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

In spite of #LAPDgate which forced LAPD’s top cop to admit he lied, the LAPD commission voted to give Chief Charlie Beck a 2nd term.  The lone no vote came from Robert Saltzman, a USC law professor, who most likely understands the level of  liability the chief has on the City of Los Angeles taxpayers. Continue reading “Police Commission OK’s 2nd Term for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck”

Bicycle Friendly Business Program Expands Citywide

LOS ANGELES (August 12, 2014) – LADOT is happy to announce the next step in Los Angeles becoming a more bicycle friendly destination: LADOT’s Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) Program!  The BFB Program is a citywide opt-in program that encourages businesses to embrace bicycle friendly practices in order to attract more local trips by walking andContinue reading “Bicycle Friendly Business Program Expands Citywide”