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SJC City Council to Consider (More) Alcohol Sales on Los Rios Street

At tonight’s City Council meeting, the San Juan Capistrano City Council will consider a request from the Hummingbird House Cafe to permit alcohol sales at the restaurant. The Patch has an article about Hummingbird House’s appeal here. Alcohol sales are banned within the largely residential, entirely historic Los Rios Specific Plan. Banned, that is, except [...]