Heading into 2022 and a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, California legislators face a predicament: how to support small-business owners who have faced the pandemic’s crushing challenges while continuing to lead the nation with innovative policies that protect and empower essential workers.
San Francisco Chronicle 1/17
Throughout my career in the restaurant industry, the specter of running out of food — of failing customers’ expectations — was always hanging over me and my colleagues.
Food Industry Policy
KMPH Fox26 1/17
California may be feeling rich with a huge budget surplus but that wealthy feeling isn’t trickling down to small business.
Los Angeles Times 1/17
Some restaurants in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach are part of a group that are suing Farmers Insurance, alleging the company breached contracts and didn’t compensate them for losses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On The Side
FSR Magazine 1/17
Forty-two percent of restaurants that didn’t receive Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants are in danger of filing for bankruptcy, according to a survey released by the Independent Restaurant Coalition.
San Jose Spotlight 1/14
In my nearly two decades as a restaurant franchise owner, I was always grateful for my community and the passion they had for supporting local family-owned businesses.