California Bureaucrats Want to Take Over Your Local Fast Food Joint
Where have we heard before about government councils dictating terms to nominally private enterprise?
Biden Could Expand Overtime for Millions
Capital & Main 9/1
The Department of Labor is scrambling to craft proposals that avoid the fate of Obama’s failed effort in 2016.
Food Industry Policy
Sacramento Starbucks Closes Over Crime and Safety Issues
California Globe 9/1
The latest Starbucks casualty is in Sacramento, along the Broadway corridor, wrought with blocks of homeless transients, escalating crime, and legitimate safety concerns for the residents and business owners who live and work there.
California closes another banner year for waste and recycling legislation with numerous bills
Waste Dive 9/1
New action on the state’s container redemption program, diversion credits for waste-to-energy facilities and recycled content standards for thermoform plastic all passed at the end of the session.
On the Side
Starbucks names restaurant outsider as CEO
Restaurant Dive 9/1
Starbucks named Laxman Narasimhan as its next CEO and member of the board of directors, the company announced Thursday.
Michelin Guide adds 18 new Los Angeles-area restaurants to its California list
Los Angeles Times 8/31
The Michelin Guide has added 18 Los Angeles-area restaurants to its California listings, declaring the “new” spots notable after anonymous inspectors from the international publication dined at them within the last year.