First Look: Limited-Edition Maná Screen Print By Ernesto Yerena to Support L.A. Street Vendors
Proceeds from these prints will be donated to L.A. street vendors. Print goes on sale on Friday Nov, 24th at 10am PST at hechoconganas.bigcartel.com.
‘Those Carts Were Our Jobs, Our Lives’: Six Street Vendors Among Those Directly Impacted By The 10 Freeway Fire
A GoFundMe has started in hopes of raising enough money to be able to buy new carts for the vendors. For many of them, the fire destroyed their means of working
L.A. City Council Members Seek To Remove ‘No Street-Vending’ Zones on Hollywood Walk of Fame With New Motion
“The no-vending zone on Hollywood Boulevard targets immigrant street vendors who work so hard to provide for their families... the exact people we should be trying to support," said L.A. City Council Member Hugo Soto-Martínez, a son of street vendors. Still, for some, the motion may fall short.
SoCal Street Vendors Demand Money Back After Paying Thousands For A Festival That Was Shut Down Before It Started
"Some artisanal vendors that came from Puebla and Veracruz were even crying and were so stressed out because they had purchased a giant booth filled with artisanal items that didn't sell,” says one vendor who feels scammed.
Meet the Long Beach Paletero Selling Ice Cream To Both Dogs and Their Owners
Inside this paletero's ice cream cart, modified with four 14-inch balloon wheels to help push its weight across the sand, one will find a selection of ice cream for dogs, or “Frosty Paws” to be exact.
It Took LAPD Two Hours To Show Up After a South L.A. Taco Stand Was Robbed At Gun Point
"As I kept writing down their order, the one in the grey sweater took out the gun. That’s when he said give me the money," said the owner of Tacos Deliciosos.
South Gate City Council Makes Moves to Push Out Street Food Vendors
South Gate is in the heart of southeast Los Angeles, a city with street vendors engraved in its DNA. However, their City Council cite health hazards, safety hazards, and more to start cracking down on vendors operating in sidewalks, under street lights, parks, freeway exits, and more. Many of the city's residents and advocates wonder if the city's goal is solely to regulate vendors with no intention of helping them.
L.A.’s 11 Best Places For Drinking Masa-Based Tejuino From a Range of Regions
A fermented, fizzy, corn masa beverage traditionally from Western Mexico and recognized for indigenous origins, tejuino packs a punch and delivers refreshing complexity with every sip. Here are L.A.'s best.