Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill
It believes it would pass the test that keeps them as gig workers.
California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees
It's now headed to State Assembly and waiting for the governor's signature.
DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules
In a separate letter, the EPA warned California it should back out of the deal.
California DAs can now use an app to clear thousands of pot convictions
Code for America's software will help prosecutors reduce or dismiss sentences.
Uber and Lyft prepare $60 million fight against worker classification bill
Apparently they can't afford to pay their workers more, but they can afford a legislative fight.
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Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules
It would join Ford, BMW, VW and Honda in rejecting Trump administration standards.
Ford, Honda and others agree to California's voluntary emission rules
It's less than the Obama-era goals, but it's still something.
Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software
It’s now the third US city to do so.