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Saturday, October 04, 2008

"Carne asada is not a crime"

By DENISE PETSKI, Associated Press Writer
Sat Oct 4, 3:18 AM ET

LOS ANGELES - The great Taco Truck Wars of 2008 appear to have come to a close.

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Friday that it won't appeal a judge's ruling in August that threw out a law requiring taco truck operators to move every hour or face $1,000 fines and possible jail time.

Phil Greenwald, an attorney for the vendors, praised the prosecutor's decision.

"After all, they're not selling porn, they're not selling drugs, all they're selling is food," he told The Associated Press. "Carne asada is not a crime."

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