In its first formal response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $297 billion spending plan, the Legislature offered some pointed feedback on Wednesday: The governor’s fiscal forecasters are being too optimistic and the state needs to prepare for a worsening budgetary outlook.
California Chamber of Commerce 1/18
The Sacramento Superior Court last week ruled that a new law establishing a fast food sector council can’t be enforced until officials determine whether the industry challenge to the law can proceed.
Food Industry Policy
Long Beach Post 1/18
Long Beach is in the process of developing new guidelines to regulate sidewalk vending locally that not only comply with recent state laws but also work in the best interest of vendors, residents, business owners and customers alike.
A new California Coastal Commission amendment to the City’s Spaces as Places program requiring beach businesses to replace displaced vehicular parking was greeted with mixed reviews by merchants and residents.
On the Side
Eater LA 1/18
At the intersection of the 15 and 395 freeways, where the Cajon Pass stretches out of the San Bernardino Mountains, stands a 62-year-old A-frame building with tattered wooden shingles and vaguely country and western accents.
San Francisco Chronicle 1/18
A few months ago, I came across a curious listing for a restaurant experience where you pay to spend a day in the life of a chef.