L.A. gives menu labeling, and Schwarzenegger, a push

LOS ANGELES In what may be a prod to make California the first state to mandate menu labeling, the Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to draft its own requirement that chain restaurants disclose nutrition information on menus and menu boards.

The council voted unanimously to craft a local mandate following a recent vote by Los Angeles County to draft similar legislation. In addition, members of the 14-member council said they would halt their push for

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