Tag: California

Lyft’s driverless cars are back on the streets of California

Lyft’s driverless cars are back on the streets of California. The ridesharing company suspended testing of its autonomous vehicles earlier this year in response to shelter-in-place orders prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. But with Covid-19 cases on the rise in California, it’s possible Lyft’s current testing session, taking place in Palo Alto, may be short-lived.…

California sheriff's deputy struck, dragged by vehicle in alleged hit-and-run

A California sheriff’s deputy was injured after being struck and dragged by a vehicle Thursday night in what authorities said was a hit-and-run incident, according to multiple reports. The Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy appeared to be conscious and alert at the scene in Santa Clarita before being transported to a hospital, KCBS-TV of Los Angeles reported. The suspect…

University of California to drop SAT, ACT test requirements

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California will drop the SAT and ACT tests as admission requirements through 2024 and eliminate them for California residents after that, a landmark decision by the prestigious university system. The UC’s governing body, the Board of Regents, voted 23-0 Thursday to approve a proposal by UC President Janet…