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Why I Still Ride Cabs In San Francisco

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Ridesharing is playing an important role in making cities easier and cheaper to get around; it's resulted in a far more functional system. But what I've learnt is that there is room for many different players in this space, and that their coexistence makes all of them stronger companies.

Ride-Share Company Sidecar To Deliver Medical Marijuana In San Francisco

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

May 13 (Reuters) - Ride-sharing startup Sidecar has expanded its services to include door-to-door medical marijuana deliveries to customers in San F...

Meet 'The Rideshare Guy' (He Works for Uber, Lyft and Sidecar)

Dieter Holger | Posted 03.29.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

It's not uncommon for rideshare drivers to drive for multiple services, and Campbell drives for three. With ridesharing gaining so much attention lately, I decided to reach out to Campbell for an email Q&A.

Lydia O'Connor

Rideshare Apps Win Latest Regulation Battle Against California | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business

Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar have won the latest battle over government regulation after the California Department of Motor Vehicles retracted a controvers...

What Does It Take To Earn $90,000 As An Uber Driver?

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.04.2014 | Technology

If you want to pull down close to $90,000 a year as an Uber driver, you'll need to spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel working.

The Right to Share (Rides, Rooms and More)

Hilary Gowins | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Hilary Gowins

The benefits of the sharing economy are numerous, but they stem from the fact that these business models have evolved past a traditional middleman, meaning services and goods cost less for consumers, and providers can keep more profits.

How Regulators Are Clumsily Undermining Their Plan to Let Rideshare Companies Thrive

Mike Montgomery | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

Just when I thought cooler heads had prevailed, all hell has broken loose in California's rideshare economy. Regulators gave the thumbs-up to companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar with one hand, and then used the other to layer on new rules.

Christina Wilkie

Lyft Prepares To Fight Ride Share Regulation With GOP-Linked Lobbyists | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ride-sharing service Lyft has hired two well-connected Washington lobbying firms to help it fight a looming battle in Congress and t...

WATCH: Uber, Sidecar and the Human Touch

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

"The human touch means giving the rider a real fixed price instead of some multiplier that goes up whenever you most need a ride," according to Fred W...

Life in the Slow Lane

Mike Montgomery | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

Vegas certainly isn't the first to wrestle with the disruptive force of ride share services. And it certainly won't be the last.

An Ode to the Sidecar Cocktail

Food Riot | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

Like any great classic cocktail, the sidecar -- a refreshing, delightfully olde-timey mix -- a has a murky past.

You Give Gov a Bad Name

Mike Montgomery | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

With an FTC investigation in the rearview mirror, it's no surprise that Google's Larry Page took a few potshots at government regulators and their inability to keep up with the dynamism of the tech sector during the company's recent I/O event. The question is, were his criticisms valid?

The Revolution Will Be Rideshared

San Francisco magazine | Posted 07.02.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

Having weathered a major regulatory attack, Lyft, SideCar, and Uber are on the verge of becoming the default mode of urban transport.

You May Finally Be Able To Catch A Cab In SF

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.17.2013 | San Francisco

Getting a cab in San Francisco may soon become a bit easier following the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's decision earlier this week t...

When Press Kills Your Product

Chris Johnson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

Sidecar's founder swings by the Warby Parker bus Companies will go to any lengths to get press. Think Taco Bell's '96 April Fools' stunt (and New Yor...

Aaron Sankin

Are Those Pink Mustache Cars Breaking The Law? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.09.2012 | San Francisco

One question pondered by many San Francisco residents during recent months: "What's the deal with all these pink mustache cars?" Adorned with pink ...

The Sidecar Cocktail 5 Ways | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste

While the exact origins of the Sidecar are unclear, we know it contains cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice. Here are five ways to vary that classic recipe.

Car Rental Startups Fight For Supremacy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.28.2012 | Small Business

Are the days of hopelessly waving one's hand in the air as occupied cabs stream past finally over? A new crop of startups is trying to make the experi...

The Best Three-Ingredient Cocktails | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

Who says a good cocktail needs a dozen obscure ingredients? Some of the most enduring and popular recipes are actually some of the shortest and easies...

Classic Cognac Cocktails | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You may think of the famed French brandy as a sipping spirit, but cognac has a long mixological history. In fact, it was an extremely popular ingredie...

For the Best End-of-Summer Margarita, Orange You Forgetting Something?

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

There are literally dozens of orange liqueurs on the market, be they triple secs or curaçaos or otherwise named.

Friday Talking Points [114] -- When Will Rahm Go? Place Your Bets!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The debate outside the Beltway (and, increasingly, inside the Beltway as well) is whether Rahm Emanuel should leave his job sooner, or later.

Can Obama's Health Summit Succeed?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There are two yardsticks for success. The first is to actually get something done, and get something passed; the other, to position the Democrats politically for the midterms, whether a bill gets passed or not.