The California FAST Act — the controversial legislation passed by the state in Sept. that would create a council to regulate the fast-food industry — has been put on hold for now.
The Sacramento Bee 12/7
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s top adviser on California labor issues abruptly left her post this week under uncertain circumstances.
Food Industry Policy
Los Angeles Daily News 12/7
New buildings in Los Angeles will be required to be all-electric under a policy approved by the City Council on Wednesday, Dec. 7, as part of a movement to reduce carbon emissions in the city.
It took the Santa Barbara Finance Committee one hour and 17 minutes to do nothing.
On the Side
San Francisco Chronicle 12/8
This holiday season, restaurants in the Bay Area are operating closer to pre-pandemic normal than ever before — though a confluence of respiratory illnesses on the rise could mean trouble, already forcing the temporary closure of one popular San Francisco eatery.
Eater LA 12/6
For years, Indian food in Los Angeles meant just a few main dishes: chicken tikka masala, samosas, and a generic curry with a protein of choice.