Lyft to begin offering car rentals

The ridesharing company Lyft sent a shockwave through the global car-rental market on Thursday when they announced that they plant to start renting vehicles to customers in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. 

Louisiana sues California over alligator ban

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban will hurt an important Louisiana industry and ultimately could hurt the state’s wetlands.

Testing tech in public? San Francisco says get permit

Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are now requiring businesses to get permits before trying out new high-tech ideas in public.

11 Chinese migrants found hidden inside furniture

Six men and five women were taken into custody by US Customs and Border Protection officers after they were found hiding inside furniture in a moving truck at the border crossing in San Diego.