Double-barreled ‘tort wars’ conflict heats up
Nothing is more pervasive in California’s Capitol than what have been dubbed “tort wars” – skirmishes over rules governing personal injury lawsuits.
San Jose franchisees applaud delay in controversial law
San Jose Spotlight 1/31
Fast-food restaurant owners are breathing easy now that a state law meant to address working conditions among workers is on hold.
Food Industry Policy
Survey, meetings show that Long Beach supports street vendors—but wants more regulations
Long Beach Post 1/31
As the city of Long Beach prepares new regulations for sidewalk vendors that will correspond with new state laws, it has sought community input on what the new guidelines should look like—and a recent survey and community meetings have provided a preview of what the city may consider.
Flytrex, drone partner receive critical FAA approval for expansion
Restaurant Dive 1/31
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Causey Aviation Unmanned Standard Part 135 Air Carrier Certification.
On the Side
S.F. pizza parlor fires cashier who refused to serve police officers
San Francisco Chronicle 1/31
A cashier at a San Francisco pizza parlor who refused to serve police officers last weekend has reportedly been fired.
The Biggest LA Restaurant Openings to Know in January
Eater LA 1/31
For Bar Chelou, chef Doug Rankin partnered with Whole Cluster Hospitality to take over the former Saso space in Pasadena.