Grubhub says food delivery driver who stole $4,000 puppy from Jacksonville Beach couple not authorized by them

A pizza delivery man who police say stole a $4,000 Teacup Poodle from a couple faces charges of Grand Theft.

Man accused of stealing dog arrested by Jacksonville Beach police, Grubhub says he posed as driver

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But it is unlikely the Grubhub employee whose account the delivery man is alleged to have used will face any penalties from law enforcement.

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According to a newly released report from Jacksonville Beach Police, Arlinson Chilito, 22, stole the dog valued at $4,000 after it escaped out of a Grubhub customer’s front door into the interior hallway of a condominium in the 1000 block of 11th Avenue South. The owners quickly realized “Lexi” was missing and asked condo security to review surveillance video. According to the report, the guard saw a man later identified as Chilito stuff the dog into his delivery bag on the elevator, then

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YMCA to offer virtual cooking classes | Feature Story

The Harrison Family YMCA and the Edgecombe County Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program are joining forces to offer a series of seven virtual cooking classes online using Zoom.

The class begins on Tuesday and lasts until March 30, with classes held each Tuesday during that time frame from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. They are titling this program, “Power Lunch for Parents.”

Participants must sign up in advance for this free program and attend at least six of the seven classes in the series. The program curriculum comes for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and aims to help limited resource families with children learn how to eat healthier, improve cooking skills, and save money on groceries.

In addition to the opportunity for participation in such a community beneficial program, Ripe Revival Market is giving away free Community Supported Donation produce boxes to the first 26 families to register.

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County To Consider Cap On Food Delivery Fees

Contra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday will consider capping fees food delivery companies charge restaurants, as restaurants continue to suffer economically under COVID-19 restrictions.

If approved, companies like Uber Eats and DoorDash could charge restaurants no more than 15 percent of the total order price, including delivery, for delivery services.

While the state recently allowed county restaurants to re-open outdoor dining areas, indoor dining is still prohibited while the county is still in the most restrictive tier of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.


Dozens of Contra Costa restaurants have closed in the past year, as the spread of COVID-19 continues to keep people home. Many restaurants have survived through delivery services, which often charge up to 30 percent of the price of an order. Some estimates say delivery has gobbled up to a quarter of some establishments’ profits.

According to the staff report for Tuesday’s meeting, “There is an

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Fair Foodie Fest comes to Rose Bowl in Pasadena

Fair Foodie Fest comes to Rose Bowl in Pasadena


For those craving fair food, there is a chance to indulge this month in Pasadena.

Fair Foodie Fest comes to Rose Bowl

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Pasadena is hosting the free drive-thru Fair Foodie Fest at the Rose Bowl. It will take place every weekend this month starting Friday.

Deep-fried Oreos and Krispy Kreme Donut Cheeseburgers are some of the food that can be bought. There will also be turkey legs, barbecue ribs, curly fries, funnel cakes and much more.

Free tickets and more information can be found here.

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