California Update for Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb 20, 2018


• California home cooks would be able to sell meals prepared in home kitchens directly to consumers under a bill that's passed the Assembly. Opponents say the move would create a public health risk.

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• A new bill inching through the California legislature would make it illegal for sit-down restaurants to pair drinks with straws unless guests request them. Bars and fast-food aren’t included.

Today's reporting by Julia Mitric and Ezra David Romero.