Uber tests $2 flat rate fares to compete with public transit

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) — It costs $2.25 to ride a city bus in San Francisco. Uber thinks you can do better. The ride-hailing company is experimenting with a new service that will charge users a flat rate of $2 to catch an UberPool, where a car is shared with other riders going the same direction. If you want the whole…

Unemployment rises in San Diego, but so does hope for job seekers

The Latest report from the San Diego Workforce Partnership shows unemployment increased .2% between June and July this year. But, there are a few industries that experts say are recession proof: Healthcare and Tourism.  If you’re job hunting, those fields continue to grow and they’re hiring! Renee Kohn tells how local career centers can put you on the path to…

Orlando hospitals won’t bill survivors of Pulse nightclub shooting

This is a photo at the big vigil at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando honoring the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Florida on June 12, 2016. (CNN) — After a gunman killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in June, survivors of the massacre faced a new nightmare: mounting medical bills. Orlando Health and Florida Hospital…

Man stabbed behind Pizza Port, police look for witnesses and information

CARLSBAD (CNS) – Carlsbad police are looking for witnesses to a fight in a popular pizza parlor’s parking lot during which a 26-year-old man was stabbed several times. Investigators worked Thursday morning to piece together what happened Wednesday night behind Pizza Port on Carlsbad Village Drive near Roosevelt Street. Around 8:45 p.m., a caller told police that several people were “causing a…