SANTA MARIA, Calif. – California is preparing for minimum wage to go up in the new year.
Cap Radio / NPR 12/29
The surge in the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus is making it harder for business owners to staff stores and restaurants during the holidays. Omicron is forcing many to close.
Food Industry Policy
Los Angeles Times 12/29
A sharp spike in coronavirus cases, in part fueled by the new Omicron variant, is prompting health experts to urge that New Year’s Eve gatherings be toned down.
Associated Press 12/29
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It’s not often that bacon leads a roundup of new laws taking effect with the New Year in California.
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The Sacramento Bee 12/30
A bright beet salad at a much-loved Italian restaurant, complex orange mole at a Oaxacan destination in Rocklin and ketchup-infused arroz con pollo (seriously) made up some of the most noteworthy meals The Sacramento Bee food and beverage reporter Benjy Egel ate in December.
Eater LA 12/29
Forthcoming restaurants and trends are always something to look forward to in Los Angeles.