Confrontation between volunteer and ice cream vendor overshadows Dia de los Muertos event in Oceanside – NBC 7 San Diego
Sparks flew over the weekend when an ice cream truck vendor crashed a Dia de los Muertos occasion in Oceanside. Footage of the confrontation has already garnered greater than one million views on Instagram.
Associates of Oceanside member Cathy Nickel confirmed little persistence for ice cream vendor Jose Felix when he and one other cart vendor entered a Dia de los Muertos occasion in Oceanside on Sunday. They had been hoping to capitalize on the crowds, however had been turned out the door in no unsure phrases.
“She was yelling at me very loudly and aggressively,” Felix instructed NBC 7 on Wednesday. Felix has been operating Caballos Ice Cream, primarily based in Escondido, for the previous seven years.
It is unclear why Nikhil needed Felix to depart, however within the video she will be heard screaming: “I paid for this occasion,” as she tries to push his stroller away.
Earlier than the confrontation, Felix mentioned he was welcomed by patrons and even by safety, however Nikhil acted a lot in a different way in direction of him.
“We’re not hurting anybody and we’re simply making an attempt to make a residing, you already know?” Felix mentioned.
The video went viral. The reprimand overshadowed your complete occasion.
In a part of an announcement on its web site, Associates of Oceanside Dia de los Muertos, the group that organized the occasion, wrote: “We understand that we made a mistake in our dealing with of the scenario, and we take full accountability for our actions. Relaxation assured that the teachings realized from this incident.”
Nikhil issued a prolonged assertion, figuring out herself as a volunteer.
“I take full accountability for my actions on the competition yesterday and really feel extraordinarily remorseful and embarrassed. I’m very sorry for the way this affected competition friends,” she wrote.
Felix mentioned he was prepared to simply accept the apology so long as it was honest.
He added: “I hope they made this apology from the guts, and never simply because they had been caught on digital camera.”
Fundamental Avenue Oceanside Chief Working Officer Gumaro Escarcega is taking motion.
That is a part of the assertion he issued on Wednesday night:
“Though the occasion was not organized by Fundamental Avenue Oceanside, our worker Cathy Nickel engaged in unjustified conduct. This conduct has prompted Fundamental Avenue Oceanside to droop Cathy with out pay pending an investigation.”
The battle between buying cart distributors and people making an attempt to take care of the commerce system is a district-wide downside that can’t be simply resolved on the road.
A rally in assist of road distributors is scheduled on the Oceanside Public Library on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m
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