Fast food workers to strike in support of newly-passed law that will create a fast food labor council
KTXL FOX40 11/11
CALIFORNIA (KTXL) — Some fast food workers in California will strike Tuesday to demand that industry giants like Starbucks, In-N-Out Burger, and Chic-Fil-A stop efforts to repeal a new law that would create a council to oversee fast food working conditions in the state.
Restaurant Business 11/11
A group representing the pension funds of several major labor unions is pressing six publicly owned restaurant powerhouses to participate in California’s new fast-food wage-setting process instead of trying to kill it.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Chronicle 11/14
Marin County is poised to require that new buildings get all of their energy from electricity rather than natural gas starting next year, joining the ranks of more than 50 California jurisdictions, including many in the Bay Area, that have similar ordinances.
National Hog Farmer 11/14
The flip of the calendar to a new year is a sign of a fresh start. Sadly, some things linger and carry over from one year to the next.
On the Side
Sacramento Bee 11/11
Woodland has the Sacramento region’s best array of Mexican food — some of it in brick-and-mortar restaurants, some of it in streetside trucks.
Los Angeles Times 11/10
Douglas McMaster became one of the world’s leading authorities on closed-loop, zero-waste kitchens almost accidentally.