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Vandals, Bigots Target Struggling Stand

A Coeur d’Alene taco stand that was picketed by white supremacists recently has been hit by vandals. The owner of Tacos Los Panchos says the vandals did $1,500 in damage to his stand.The stand, in the 2100 block of Fourth Street, was hit sometime overnight last Thursday. Owner Ignacio Sanabria says someone came behind the trailer and clipped the power, heating and propane lines.For Sanabria, the stand is a dream come true. He’s there seven days a week to support a family of five. “I get all recipes from my grandma, nobody around have marinara pork in town,” Sanabria said, boasting his family recipes.It’s only been eight months since he opened and the last two months have been hard/Sally Showman, KXLY. More here.

Question: Have you visited one of the 3 Mexican food stands in town to show your support for them in the face of harassment by white supremacists and now vandalism?

Vandals Hit CdA Mexican Food Stand

A Coeur d’Alene taco stand that employees said has been picketed recently by white supremacists was vandalized last week. The owner of Tacos Los Panchos, 2102 N. Fourth St., discovered the vandalism when the trailer opened for business on Feb. 11, said Sgt. Christie Wood, a Coeur d’Alene Police Department spokeswoman. When the employees left, they said the trailer was secure and nothing had been damaged, Wood said. In the morning, they noticed that someone cut the power, propane and heater lines to the trailer — a total of $1,500 worth of damage, Wood said/Alison Boggs, SR. More here.

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