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The Daily Prep List: 12-17-2021


Behind the scenes of Starbucks workers’ first successful union drive

Restaurant Dive 12/16

The morning after the Elmwood Avenue Starbucks voted to unionize, customers lined up faster than drinks could be made, and nearly every table was full.

Voters Support Fast Food Workers’ Power to Set Standards in Their Industry

Data For Progress 12/14

From December 1 to 6, 2021, Data for Progress conducted a survey of 1,185 likely national voters to test attitudes towards fast food workers’ rights as well as the Fast Food Accountability and Standards (FAST) Recovery Act being considered in California’s legislature.

Food Industry Policy

California restaurants sue over law they say will drive up cost of bacon, pork

The Sacramento Bee 12/16

A coalition of California restaurants and retailers is suing the state to block a law scheduled to take effect Jan. 1 that they argue could drive up the cost of bacon and create supply chain backlogs for the pork industry.

Will anyone enforce California’s new mask mandate? Counties are rejecting new COVID rule

The Sacramento Bee 12/16

California officials say the new month-long statewide indoor mask mandate is critical to preventing another surge of COVID-19.

On the Side

I tried a slice of pizza from a new chain opening soon in Los Angeles where robots make the pies

KTLA 12/17

“Everybody loves pizza.” It’s that simple observation that led former SpaceX engineer Benson Tsai on a new mission: to improve pizza for everyone.

What’s your favorite place in Sacramento?

The Sacto Politico 12/15

For the 2nd holiday season, Sacto Politico takes a step back from raw politics to ask another non-political question of a varied collection of California office holders, candidates, strategists, activists, and members of the media.

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