GV Wire 9/26
Local fast food operators say a new $20 an hour minimum wage could drastically affect business, including the closure of stores.
The Orange County Register 9/26
For a state that crowns itself the “birthplace of fast food,” the Golden State seems to have a vendetta against the Golden Arches.
Food Industry Policy
Small business and restaurant owners in Oakland have had enough.
The pork industry isn’t united over whether Congress should use the upcoming farm bill to overturn California’s Proposition 12, and a proposed legislative fix faces stiff opposition.
On the Side
San Francisco Chronicle 9/27
At San Francisco restaurant Shuggie’s, the parklet is tagged with graffiti so frequently that diners have stopped wanting to sit in it. Once, the owners confronted the taggers, offering them free pizza to stop.
The Sacramento Bee 9/27
The free entry that includes cooking demonstrations and music will remain, but Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Festival plans to carry forward more paid events based on their success this year.