Taxi drivers block the Gran Via avenue in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, July 30, 2018. Taxi drivers in Barcelona are blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare as part of an indefinite strike to protest the use of ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
July 31, 2018 - 2:32 am
MADRID (AP) — Traffic is still snarled in some of Spain's biggest cities as striking taxi drivers are extending their protest against ride-hailing services. Hundreds of taxis have spent a fourth consecutive night parked on the Gran Via, one of Barcelona's main downtown roads, while dozens of...
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A man takes a photograph of parked taxis blocking the main Castellana avenue in Madrid, Monday, July 30, 2018. Representatives of taxi driver unions and Spain's government are meeting to find a way out of an indefinite strike protesting the proliferation of private ride-hailing services. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 30, 2018 - 8:36 am
MADRID (AP) — Striking taxi drivers brought traffic in parts of major Spanish cities to a standstill Monday by stopping their vehicles in major thoroughfares to protest ride-hailing services. Hundreds of stationary white taxis blocked the Paseo de la Castellana, one of Madrid's longest and broadest...
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A taxi driver walks between parked taxis during a taxi strike at the Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
July 28, 2018 - 5:24 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Taxi drivers in Barcelona are blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare as part of an indefinite strike to protest the use of ride-hailing apps like Uber or Cabify. Hundreds of taxi drivers parked their back-and-yellow cabs in the middle of Barcelona's Gran Via on Saturday,...
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Jim Chapin poses for photos while interviewed outside his home, which survived wildfires, in Redding, Calif., Friday, July 27, 2018. Chapin described his effort to save his home from encroaching flames and his escape through streets jammed with panicked neighbors. Chapin was among thousands to flee the deadly Carr Fire that exploded Thursday night, jumped the Sacramento River and raced into the western outskirts of Redding. (AP Photo/Jonathan Cooper)
July 27, 2018 - 4:08 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Jim Chapin had dined out after work Thursday, confident that a distant wildfire would not reach his neighborhood while he was away. But when the 79-year-old Redding, California, resident got home around 7:30 p.m., police were telling people to hurry up and go. Chapin's wife...
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Smoke from the Cranston Fire clouds the skies over Highway 243, south of Idyllwild, Calif., Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Authorities ordered residents to leave Idyllwild, home to about 12,000 people, and surrounding forest communities in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles. (Richard Lui/The Desert Sun via AP )
July 25, 2018 - 9:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of starting a wildfire east of Los Angeles that has burned five homes and forced an entire town to evacuate. State fire officials say 32-year-old Brandon N. McGlover of...
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Jon Baird/KNX 1070
July 03, 2018 - 8:32 am
(KNX 1070) - The holiday travel crush is about to begin all across Southern California. People who are hitting the road first have to worry about traffic jams and then need to watch out for drunk drivers. Millions of excited travelers will hit the road Tuesday to get an early start on their July...
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June 11, 2018 - 9:26 am
(KNX1070) - Both lanes on the the Pacific Coast Highway are now open, according to the city of Malibu. Initially, both lanes were blocked in both directions by a crash. It was a vehicle versus a power pole trafficcollision on Big Rock Drive. The result of that collision is the power pole is down...
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Pete Demetriou/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 10:55 am
(KNX1070) - The getaway rush for the Memorial Day Weekend is on, with Friday as the heaviest of travel days this long weekend. At LAX almost a million people will pass through over the next four days. KNX reporter Pete Demetriou reports on fllight travel at area airports: #LAX #...
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CBS News
April 08, 2018 - 9:51 am
LOS ANGELES (CBS News) - It's bumper-to-bumper traffic on Baxter Street as Los Angeles commuters make their way home. Jeff Hartman has lived near the Echo Park street for 20 years and said he's never seen it this bad. He said he thinks GPS apps are responsible for the traffic. The app most people...
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