Opinion: Californians voted for two progressive policies. Now, corporations want to undo them
The Sacramento Bee 2/23
When corporations spend countless dollars, deceive California voters and veto public policy, that’s an assault on our democracy.
CA bill would establish joint franchisor-franchisee liability for QSRs
Restaurant Dive 2/22
- California Assembly Member Chris Holden, a Democrat from the state’s 41st district, introduced a bill that would establish joint employer liability for fast food franchisors on Feb. 16, one day beforethe deadline for new legislation.
Food Industry Policy
Rick Caruso on Helping L.A. Businesses & His Own Future (outdoor dining)
Rick Caruso is frustrated by a proposed ordinance that would change L.A.’s Al Fresco dining program.
PFAS case against Cava Grill clears hurdle
Legal Newsline 2/22
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The Mediterranean food restaurant chain Cava Grill must still face claims that is misled customers when it claimed its products were “evolved to be smarter, healthier and more transparent.”
On the Side
Best coffee city in the world? Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times 2/23
L.A. might not boast the world’s most legendary micro-roasters, bleeding-edge brewing techniques or centuries of coffee tradition.
The Best New Restaurants in Orange County in 2023 So Far
Over the last few years, Orange County restaurants have helped the region climb towards culinary recognition, despite being so often overlooked in favor of metropolitan neighbors Los Angeles and San Diego.