Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Vendors around the East Los Angeles area are relatively safe compared to neighborhoods such as Compton or San Pedro.

Rise in Latino Street Vendor Attacks

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021

For about two years, videos of Latino street vendors being robbed and beat in California and other predominantly Hispanic states have circulated the internet. The attacks have brought out feelings of resentment from affected communities. Consequently, "Paleteros" (a general term for Hispanic vendors)...

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