LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

By Cajeme Iniciador After approximately two months of relative tranquility, street vendors clashed again this past Sunday with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health employees at Exposition Park. Public Health employees have been harassing Mexican and Central American immigrant street vendors for years throughout Los Angeles, under the pretext of protecting public health. Public Health employees swooped on street vendors at the entrance of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

Revolutionary street vendor disappeared after facing off with law enforcement

By Ulrike Salazar UPDATE: At approximately 1 p.m. yesterday, Yudis Leonel Cruz was confirmed as being safe at home. Supporters are still investigating matters. It is unknown at the moment if he was apprehended or arrested and then released. What is known, however, is that witnesses saw California Highway Patrol officers single out Leonel as a militant leader. Witnesses last saw Leonel running away with … Continue reading Revolutionary street vendor disappeared after facing off with law enforcement

Austin City Council Approves Soccer Team Move Amid Protests

By W. Wilson Last week, Austin city council gave the green light to Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV) owner Anthony Precourt to start financing the estimated $200 million dollar stadium he needs to move the Columbus Crew, a major league soccer team based out of Columbus, Ohio, to Austin. The deal has already hit its first snag; PSV finds itself between the city and the county … Continue reading Austin City Council Approves Soccer Team Move Amid Protests