Street vending may be illegal in Los Angeles by summer’s end

Alvaro Huerta, an assistant professor of urban planning and ethnic & women’s studies, discusses how strict permitting and regulation could negatively affect street vendors.
“The only way for them to survive is for them to engage in this type of activity,” he said. “We want them to be engaged in activities such as selling tamales and paletas and things like that versus criminal behavior.”
This story appeared in  Marketplace on June 22.