This article reports on the results of a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) conducted regarding the reconsideration of a ban on sidewalk food vending in Los Angeles, California. The HIA explored the potential impacts that the regulatory change would have on the food environment near schools, which research shows can play an important role in the eating behaviors of young people, and examined potential ways to encourage healthy alternatives in this nutrition landscape. This article was written 9n coordination with the University of Southern California (November 2015