Fast-food employees to strike for better working conditions
California’s fast-food workers are walking off the job Thursday to demand better working conditions. The Service Employees International Union and the ‘Fight for $15’ campaign are organizing the strike.
Podcast: Return of indoor mask mandate? Restaurant worker and doctor weigh in
As COVID rises, a restaurant server in Burbank says customers are pressuring her to remove her mask, but she doesn’t qualify for health insurance due to work limited hours.
Food Industry Policy
Editorial: Not everything should go to the ballot. Lawmakers, do your job
Los Angeles Times 6/7
November elections often leave California voters contending with too much of a good thing: a heap of propositions that clutter the ballot. Remember 2016, when the ballot had 17 measures, including two on the death penalty and another two on plastic bags?
The Truth About The Gas Stove Ban
Tasting Table 6/7
Big flames licking the bottom of a pan while a cook gingerly sautés a dish are familiar images conjured at the mention of a gas stovetop.
On the Side
We need your help: the fight for sensible restaurant tax relief
With the state flush budget flush with an enormous amount of unexpected revenue, we are revising our ask of lawmakers as it relates to the unemployment insurance (UI) fund.
Santa Barbara City Hall Comforted By Chick-fil-A’s Traffic Agreement
What a difference three months makes.