Category Archives: California

GM partners with Lyft to create on-demand vehicle fleet.

SAN FRANCISCO – General Motors and Lyft today announced a long-term strategic alliance to create an integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles in the U.S. GM will invest $500 million in Lyft to help the company continue the rapid growth of its ...

Esri takes top award for Internet of Things innovation.

REDLANDS, Calif. — Esri, the leader in geospatial technology, was honored at the TM Forum Catalyst InFocus event for the company’s contributions to developing solutions for a more connected world. TM Forum, a global industry association for digita ...

P&R Paper Supply awarded for innovation.

REDLANDS, Calif. — Family-owned company, P&R Paper Supply Company has turned trash into treasure with its newest innovation that has received the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) 2015 Environmental Excellence Award. P&am ...

Strangest insurance policies ever.

Sponsored content Insurance is one of the oldest businesses in existence, so it makes sense that there would be a lot of whacky scenarios surrounding the industries. There are so many different types of insurance policies too, and these come in all shapes ...

Purple Power: Startup brings gas to your car.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Need gas for your car? Now there’s an app for that, too. Los Angeles startup Purple is now allowing people in ZIP codes ranging from Coronado to Encinitas to use the company’s iPhone or Android app when they’re short ...

World drinks up innovative UCLA clean water project.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The world is watching a team of researchers from the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA which has found a new way to use enzymes to remove pollutants from water that is cost- and energy-efficient, able to remove multiple pol ...

U.S. Navy announces LA will host Fleet Week.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The U.S. Navy is coming to town in 2016 during Fleet Week and that means millions in added economic impact for Los Angeles businesses. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Navy officials announced that Los Angeles has been selected as an offi ...

LAX preps for record number of holiday travelers.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Los Angeles International Airport is bracing for what is expected to be a record Thanksgiving. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that a record 2.1 million travelers will pass through (LAX) this Thanksgiving, an increase of 6.9 percent ...