Bird sued the city of Beverly Hills on Thursday, seeking to overturn a six-month ban on rental scooters that the local city council approved in July. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bird-beverly-hills-20181101-story.html
I know how Snap can save $500 million per year: his name is Evan Spiegel. The CEO famously rejected stock options comp for a ridiculous annual salary of one half a billion USD. Snap Inc. stock slid more than 5% on Tuesday morning after an analyst said the Santa Monica company behind the Snapchat video-messaging… Read More Snap is ‘quickly running out of money’
Broken water main! Avoid San Vicente at 19th.
Not just because they are a safety menace, but because they let tech bros zip past the actually troubling parts of urban life, like encampments of homeless people. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-jackson-bird-scooter-20180515-story.html
“Any criminal investigation into this payment would likely have significant overlap with plaintiff’s assertion that the agreement, and the payment in particular, had an illegal purpose,” Otero wrote.
I figure a the yellow pages are sort of telecom, right? So, they should have good internet. And they do.
Suck it, Valenti. “This isn’t just about business. This is about overthrowing dead culture.” – Steve Jobs, from The Pirates of Silicon Valley As the concept of intellectual property fades into obscurity, the people of planet earth have reached a major milestone. I don’t think this has ever happened since the creation of that McCarthyistic… Read More AMC Theatres to MPAA: “Fuck off”
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris will no longer take part in a national foreclosure probe of some of the nation’s biggest banks, which are accused of pervasive misconduct in dealing with troubled homeowners. Harris removed herself from talks by a coalition of state attorneys general and federal agencies investigating abusive foreclosure practices because the nation’s… Read More California breaks from 50-state probe into mortgage lenders [Updated] – latimes.com
Pisses me off. A woman who commissioned young artists to create the mural on a bare wall beside her house was fined $360 by L.A.’s Department of Building and Safety and faced an additional fine of $1,925 if the mural wasn’t removed. Seriously? This is LA city dollars at work? Fix the @*%&… Read More LA city dollars at work? Fix the @*%& roads already!!
If you’ve used Google Maps in a major metropolitain area, you may have noticed one or two “neighborhood labels” that seemed bizarre and new to you even though you know the area quite well. Here is a link to Home Junction on Google Maps. As best as I can determine, some of these names go… Read More Home Junction