California regulators should support businesses, not smear them
Orange County Register 1/16
In California, lawmakers go out of their way not to offend anyone – unless they own a business.
Sacramento judge blocks California from enacting first-in-the-nation fast-food labor council
The Sacramento Bee 1/13
California will again pause implementation of its first-in-the-nation council that would set pay and working standards for fast-food employees.
Food Industry Policy
Sacramento offering $20,000 grants to restaurants to expand outdoor dining
Sacramento Business Journal 1/13
Independently owned restaurants operating within the city of Sacramento are eligible under a new program for grants of up to $20,000 to reimburse the costs of expanding outdoor dining facilities.
Sidewalk Vendor Ordinance goes into effect in coastal areas
FOX5 San Diego 1/13
SAN DIEGO — The Sidewalk Vendor Ordinance is now in effect in San Diego’s coastal areas.
On the Side
The 12 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Restaurant Openings, Winter 2023
EATER LA 1/12
It’s a tremendously busy time of year for LA’s restaurant scene, with new openings happening multiple times per week in just about every single neighborhood.
Subway Is Apparently Exploring A Sale
Restaurant Business 1/11
Sandwich giant Subway is exploring a sale, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, setting up a potentially rare auction for one of the world’s most prolific concepts.