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Beverage Industry

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  • L.A. Now Live: El Monte in David vs. Goliath fight over soda tax

     
    El Monte Mayor Andrew Quintero though a tax on sugary drinks was a slam dunk -- an easy way for the financially-strapped city to raise cash and help combat childhood obesity. But then the beverage industry converged on El Monte, turning the race into...
  • Soda taxes rejected in two California cities

     
    Voters sharply rejected sugary-drinks tax measures in two California cities. In El Monte, 76.8% of voters rejected the tax. The measure would have charged a one-cent tax for every ounce of sugary drink sold within the San Gabriel Valley city.......
  • El Monte soda tax faces strong backlash [Google+ hangout]

     
    Times reporter Sam Allen will join city editor Shelby Grad at 4 p.m. in a Google+ hangout to discuss the El Monte soda tax measure on the November ballot. The measure calls for a one-cent tax on each ounce of......
  • Soda taxes lose big in California

     
    Beverage industry forces flexed their political muscle once again Tuesday, dealing crushing defeats to two different sugary drink tax measures in the Golden State. In the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, nearly 77% of voters rejected a proposal......
  • Passover desserts rise above limitations

    Passover desserts rise above limitations
    How many great desserts can you think of that aren't made with flour, baking powder or even dairy products? The answer is: However many great desserts a Jewish kosher cook can serve for Passover meals while still following the dietary laws for this...
  • Merlot: It's all in the micro-climates

    Merlot: It's all in the micro-climates
    Telling Mike Januik that his merlot reminds you of cabernet sauvignon won't exactly break the Washington winemaker's heart. For Januik, who produces wine under his eponymous label and for Novelty Hill, believes what sets the merlots of the Columbia Valley...
  • Wine Pairings: Find the right wine for tonight's dinner

    Wine Pairings: Find the right wine for tonight's dinner
  • Wine Find: 2008 Hahn SLH Estate Pinot Gris

    From: Santa Lucia Highlands, Calif. Price: $20 Serve with: Salmon with cream sauce This is hardly a delicate, crystalline white wine. It's big, robust, rounded and creamy in texture. The alcohol level is high for a white at 14.2 percent, but it's...
  • Pinot noir smackdown: Oregon vs. California

    Pinot noir smackdown: Oregon vs. California
    Oregonians famously don't want you to move there, but they don't mind a visit — unless you're Californian. Then don't bother, please, and thank you. Regional dislikes are nothing new: Connecticut people loathe New Yorkers (especially those behind...
  • Why 33% renewables by 2020 may be impossible

    Why 33% renewables by 2020 may be impossible
    California legislators are considering a proposal to require 33% of the state's electricity to come from renewable sources by 2020. In its Aug. 19 editorial, "Sacramento’s power failure," The Times writes that failure to pass the measure would...
  • Honor freedom with a beer can, chicken

    Honor freedom with a beer can, chicken
    Nothing quite says 4th of July -- and American independence from unreasonable taxation and those intrusive federal regulations -- like a chicken with a beer can stuck up its behind, roasting silently over wood charcoal. Nothing. Cynics may call it a...