The Los Angeles City Council is trying to address health and obesity in South L.A. with new city planning guidelines for fast food restaurants. The council has unanimously approved new steps to limit stand-alone fast food chain restaurants.
The L.A. City Council voted unanimously today to address the over-concentration of fast-food restaurants in South Los Angeles by banning new establishments from opening within a half-mile radius of existing eateries.
"Ace of Cakes" may have been canceled, but celebrity baker Duff Goldman says he has three other projects on the back burner.
The hundreds of food trucks rolling through the streets of Los Angeles may soon add another item to their menus - an A, B or C grade reflecting the cleanliness of their operations.
The holiday seasons and cold temperatures all challenge homeless people on downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row. KPCC’s Patricia Nazario spoke with one man about how he gets through it.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved an ordinance that will extend the health department's letter-grading system for restaurants to the food trucks plying Los Angeles County streets.
Reynaldo Robledo was 16 when he arrived from his small hometown in Mexico's mountains to work for $1.10 an hour in the vineyards of Northern California.
Demand continues to rise at food banks, pantries and shelters in Los Angeles. City Councilman Jose Huizar joined leading food providers today in launching the "Help Feed L.A." campaign.
L.A. County supervisors are to vote Tuesday on new health standards for food trucks. That includes a requirement that trucks display health inspection letter grades like the ones on restaurants.
A few years after World War II, a Los Angeles liquor distributor created a marketing campaign for the margarita cocktail. It helped make tequila an ubiquitous item in U.S. bars and restaurants. Now, another obscure Mexican hard liquor is gaining popularity. People in the know predict it could win a lot of fans in these parts.
Before long, curbside taco or gourmet food trucks might carry letter grades that’ll signal now clean and safe their kitchens are. KPCC’s Patricia Nazario attended a meeting Tuesday with traditional truck operators who wanted to learn about new requirements Los Angeles County may impose.
The Los Angeles City Council made history last year when it approved a temporary ban on fast-food restaurants in South L.A. Activists are pushing to make that ban permanent.
MODESTO -- A meat processor recalled about 1 million pounds of ground beef products Friday after seven people were sickened by E. coli contamination.