Los Angeles Business Journal 10/9
Michaela Mendelsohn expects her six El Pollo Loco locations in Los Angeles County will take a $600,000 hit annually starting in April when the minimum wage for fast-food workers goes up to $20 an hour.
Yahoo! Finance 10/9
Rep. Barbara Lee is a warrior in the fight against poverty. But a $50-an-hour federal minimum wage? Is she serious?
Food Industry Policy
CNN — California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a landmark law aimed at banning red dye No. 3 and other potentially harmful food additives in consumer goods.
Los Angeles Times 10/9
Californians can soon say goodbye to so-called junk fees, those startling charges that appear in a transaction only when a customer is about to hit “purchase.”
On the Side
Eater SF 10/5
Diners likely know Yelp as the oft-hated bane of a business owner’s existence, allowing any user to review a company, restaurant, or bar — for better or worse.
SF Chronicle 10/9
The spring and summer harvest produced so many worthwhile Bay Area restaurants that choosing the best was an arduous process. It’s a good problem to have.