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AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) – Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown. Los Angeles has been without professional football since 1994 when the Rams and the Raiders both left, to the dismay of legions of fans. AEG signed a deal with city authorities in 2012 to sign up a National Football League (NFL) team by Oct. 18 this year, build the new “Farmer’s Field” stadium and improve the aging Los Angeles Convention Center. … …read more

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Los Angeles and San Francisco threaten ride-sharing firms

(Reuters) – Authorities in San Francisco and Los Angeles have threatened to put a brake on the popular ride-sharing services that are roiling the traditional taxi industry, accusing them of violating California state and local laws. In a letter to Sidecar Inc, a copy of which was seen by Reuters, the district attorneys said the company’s carpooling feature violated a state law restricting service providers from charging multiple people for the same ride. … …read more

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Ridesharing firms face legal threat from San Francisco, Los Angeles: WSJ

(Reuters) – District attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles have accused ridesharing service Sidecar Inc of violating California business law and threatened an injunction on its service, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a letter sent to Sidecar and reviewed by the paper. Sidecar’s rivals in San Francisco, Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc, were also issued similar letters, the WSJ quoted a spokeswoman for the San Francisco district attorney’s office as saying. (http://on.wsj. … …read more

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