The New York Times 10/23
Sector-specific pay bumps are a new twist in a state that already has one of the highest hourly minimum wages in the nation.
Courthouse News Service 10/20
The September jobs report comes under a week after Governor Gavin Newsom’s deadline to sign, or veto, bills.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Eater 10/20
Bay Area restaurant owners and workers say a ban on additional service fees would make it “almost impossible” for small businesses to survive.
Long Beach Post 10/20
With some commissioners split on how parking in Belmont Shore would be affected, the Long Beach Planning Commissioners voted 3-1 Thursday night to deny an appeal that sought to block the popular Lebanese restaurant, Open Sesame, from building an outdoor dining parklet.
On the Side
East Bay Times 10/23
Fast food and racing car fans descended on Pomona on Sunday, Oct. 22, for a 12-hour festival marking the 75th anniversary of In-N-Out Burger.
The San Francisco Chronicle 10/23
Friday nights at Tacolicious in San Francisco’s Mission District are quiet. Very quiet. Sales, once brisk at happy hour, are down a shocking 35% — not from pre-pandemic, but from last year.