How Starbucks’ Union Push Spilled Over to Peet’s Coffee
The Daily Beast 12/2
Workers at two Peet’s Coffee locations in Davis, California, have filed to unionize—inspired by the union effort at Starbucks stores across the country.
New research may have just paved the way for a 4-day work week
Business Insider 12/1
If you’re trying to convince your boss to adopt a four-day work week, a new study just might help your case.
Food Industry Policy
L.A. County COVID surge raises prospect of return to indoor masking order
Los Angeles Times 12/1
Coronavirus case and hospitalization rates have risen dramatically in Los Angeles County, which on Thursday reentered the medium COVID-19 community level for the first time since the end of the summer Omicron wave.
Community approval may no longer be needed for permanent parklets
Long Beach Post 12/1
How much community input will factor into new permanent parklets could change as the Long Beach City Council is set to vote on removing a requirement that business owners seek the consent of community organizations before applying to the city.
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15 CA Eateries Make ‘Affordable’ Bib Gourmand Ranking For The 1st Time
Patch California 12/1
CALIFORNIA — While Michelin is known for recommending well known and high-heeled fine dining establishments, the Bib Gourmand list recognizes affordability as well as quality.
These 19 restaurants just opened around Sacramento. Here’s where you need to eat
The Sacramento Bee 12/1
At least 19 restaurants opened around Sacramento in November, adding tastes of cuisines such as Italian, Filipino and Southern to the Capital region’s dining scene.