As some of you might have read in the L.A. Times, the taco truck wars continue to rage on, but on this fine day the Asociacion de Loncheros La Familia Unida de California had two reasons to celebrate. Not only did they get that BS over turned with the help of some UCLA grad students, but on June 11, 2008 the union embarked on a long journey that has resulted inÂ an official union in the state of California. How freaking awesome is that ?!?!?!?! One year later and not only are they making progress, but they are making strides in bringing respect and dignity back to the lunch trucks, its workers and its owners.
Join me and other’s in this forum with theÂ La AsociaciÃ³n de Loncheros L.A. Familia Unida de C.A. on Thursday at La Casa del Mexicano starting at 6 p.m.Â To provide information to community members regarding theÂ recent events that affected the cateringÂ Â truck industry.Â
LA CASA DEL MEXICANOÂ
2900 PEDRO INFANTEÂ
LOS ANGELES, CA 90063Â
A couple of weeks ago I had a hand in putting together a pod cast with my friend Luis and Radio Juventud.Â This was when the new law prohibiting taco trucks from parking in the same spot went in to affect or they got slapped with a $1,000 fine and possible jail time. I had a great time doing it and it was definitely a great learning experience working with Luis. It’s in spanish, which shouldn’t be any problem I hope. Â Â Â Â