McDonald's free back-to-school breakfast promotion feeds into the conversation around healthy nutritional choices for children in Oakland.
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Fast food and low-wage workers in Oakland, Richmond and Berkeley joined a workers’ strike dubbed “Fight for $15” on Wednesday, continuing a two-year-long campaign that calls on fast food chains to institute a $15 minimum...
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Young artists, including rapper Alexis Johnson, create a music video warning fellow youth about the health dangers of fast food.
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McDonald’s started posting calorie information on its menus at restaurants and drive-thrus around the country. In California, this practice began in January 2011.
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