A CalMatters’ article describing the FAST Recovery Act attempted to break down the pros and cons of the proposed legislation.
Pasadena Now 1/20
In light of Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez’s resignation, today, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) has taken over authorship of AB-257 Food Facilities and Employment and announced several clarifying and substantive amendments to the measure that address stakeholder concerns.
Food Industry Policy
Los Angeles Times 1/21
After a lull in reported COVID-19 cases in the fall and the hope that things might be approaching something resembling normal, restaurants are, again, reporting disruptions and steep drops in revenue.
California Globe 1/20
Previous state and federal programs have been helpful to the California hospitality industry.
On The Side
The Sacramento Bee 1/21
Large fins lazily slap the sides of Tsar Nicoulai Caviar’s above-ground tanks in Wilton, just outside of Elk Grove. White sturgeon circle below the surface, their ovaries carrying precious gems destined for fine dining.
San Francisco Chronicle 1/20
California winemakers are grappling with a glass crisis that has sent the price of bottles shooting up, raising fears that they’ll have to increase costs for consumers.