In San Diego, Starbucks Program Provides Special Treat For Hungry Residents
At the end of each day, trucks pick up soon-to-be-expired food that store managers set aside, and deliver it to hunger relief agencies.
Starbucks Food Recovery Program Helps Bridge Hunger Gap In San Diego
Starbucks employees came up with the idea of the Foodshare program. ...Every night of the week after closing time, refrigerated trucks pull up to Starbucks locations all over San Diego. ...At the end of the night, drivers drop the food off at the warehouses of six different hunger relief agencies. (Goldberg, 7/26)
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City Of Sacramento Takes Another Step Toward Recreational Marijuana Regulation
A proposal to clarify dispensary building codes and operations has moved out of the Sacramento City Council Law and Legislation Committee. The full council will now have the opportunity to consider whether marijuana dispensaries will be required to receive approval of building and security plans. (Moffitt, 7/25)