Shiny, colorful toys. Fresh fruits sprinkled with chili pepper. Bacon-wrapped hot dogs.
Street vendors in Los Angeles sell all sorts of amazing things. For a lot of us, these mobile business people are a big part of the city's DNA. But, at least until now, this has been an industry that's existed without regulation - and often outside the law.
That may soon be changing, Monday an L.A. city council committee voted to move forward with a plan that aims to decriminalize illegal street vending.
For more on this, Alex Cohen spoke with Rudy Espinoza, an organizer who's been at the forefront.
He's president of a group called LURN or Leadership for Urban Renewal Network.