L.A. Bus Tour to View ‘Food Desert’

A coalition of community, labor, environmental and faith-based organizations is scheduled Thursday to lead elected city officials and local media on a bus tour of East Los Angeles — an area east of downtown the group considers a "food desert" because of the lack of chain supermarkets and healthy food options.

LOS ANGELES — A coalition of community, labor, environmental and faith-based organizations is scheduled Thursday to lead elected city officials and local media on a bus tour of East Los Angeles — an area east of downtown the group considers a "food desert" because of the lack of chain supermarkets and healthy food options.

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