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how healthy is eagle rock’s food environment

I wrote a piece for Patch Eagle Rock about the food environment in the neighborhood.

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A is for Safe, but H is for Healthy: Grading Mobile Food Vendors

In another attempt to regulate mobile vending, the L.A. County Department of Public Health will consider applying the health inspector’s letter grading system used in restaurants to food trucks, affecting nearly 10,000 vendors county-wide.  An L.A. Times article reported that

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a small slice of mobile food vending in south los angeles

UEPI is partnering with Esperanza Community Housing Corporation and The Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles on a project to examine the connection between transportation, land use and food access in South Los Angeles and identify best practices to get

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Community Transformation in draft health care bill

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee just released a draft of a health care reform bill (minus the ‘public option’ that will hopefully be part of the final plan). Section C of Title III is entitled Creating Healthier

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