Fast-food ban may be on the menu in San Jose

SAN JOSE Calif. Three members of the San Jose City Council on Thursday proposed a one-year moratorium on the opening of new fast-food restaurants there, a move similar to one approved in Los Angeles last month.

Though concern about rising obesity rates in the city is a factor, the lawmakers behind the proposal say they want to study how growth of quick-service restaurants fits into the city’s master plan.

“The fast-food industry has grown exponentia

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