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Market for street vendors opens near transit station

LOS ANGELES — A community market opened March 30 outside the portal to the Westlake-MacArthur Red-Purple Line Station where street vendors can sell their goods. The market, a one-year pilot program and the first to be located at a Metropolitan Transportation Authority station, was created in partnership with the city, county and neighborhood organizations. “This Read More…

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Council committee advances new street vendor plan

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is the only major city in America that prohibits street vending, but that may be changing after a City Council committee Dec. 12 advanced a proposal to decriminalize it. The proposal put forward by council members Joe Buscaino and Curren Price would replace criminal penalties with a permit system enforced Read More…