City Council Members Split Over Delivery Fee Cap

A potential ordinance that would limit the fees third-party delivery services can charge restaurants narrowly survived being voted down after a heated discussion between City Council members.
The fee cap, which would allow Grubhub, DoorDash and similar apps to charge no more than 20% of orders in fees, faced unexpected opposition on Tuesday after Mayor Bob Frutos voted against a motion to introduce the ordinance for future consideration. Frutos previously voted in favor of an unsuccessful attempt to approve a similar emergency ordinance, but this week joined Councilman Sharon Springer in opposing it.

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LCHS Confronts Drinking and Driving Dangers

Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK Students witnessed the consequences of a simulated crash — not an unavoidable “accident,” Assistant Principal Mary Hazlett said. Some said it will make them think twice before drinking and driving.
Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK
Students witnessed the consequences of a simulated crash — not an unavoidable “accident,” Assistant Principal Mary Hazlett said. Some said it will make them think twice before drinking and driving.

A simulation of a gruesome crash was staged in front of La Cañada High School on Thursday, April 13, as part of “Every 15 Minutes,” a nationwide program meant to increase awareness among teenagers about the high-stake dangers of drinking and driving.
“It’s about having our students — and adults — pause and question their own behavior,” Principal Ian McFeat said. Continue reading “LCHS Confronts Drinking and Driving Dangers”