New York Times 9/30
Gov. Gavin Newsom of California vetoed legislation on Saturday that would have allowed workers to collect unemployment pay while on strike, disappointing union leaders who had hoped to capitalize on a wave of high-profile walkouts during the state’s “hot labor summer” this year.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation on Thursday that will raise the minimum wage for fast food workers from the state standard $15 an hour to $20 an hour, effective April 1, 2024.
Food Industry Policy
LA Illuminator 10/1
Earlier this year, Oregon Democrats pushed through state legislation that allows local governments to require setbacks between neighbors and factory farming operations.
The Star News 9/29
Chula Vista Mayor John McCann delivered his first State of the City address Tuesday at the Chula Vista Athlete Training Center starting by saying that this is “Chula Vista’s decade.”
On the Side
When Hollywood writers initially went on strike against film and television studios, it was for traditional reasons such as pay and working conditions.
The Sacramento Bee 10/2
Where oh where does one go for excellent Mexican seafood, tasty brunch, Brazilian bites or top-notch Italian food in the Sacramento area?