ABC Notice of Transfer (dated 11/7/2012) on the window, indicating transfer to new owner.
Most recently, it was being operated--not that well IMHO--by a (former?) partner from the Lalime group.
The name on the new license is Harold Brandel, who's also on the Paisan license.
A friend in the know tells me that Brandel is the person who has been running Cesar since last year; so the ABC transfer probably has something to do with buying out partners, rather than a true change in ownership.
The Chron identified him as GM and new partner in January:
Here's Paolo's follow up for us,http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/...
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