Walking through the front gates of the Yellow Deli in Vista, you hear gentle hymns streaming from 
wall-mounted speakers.

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Yellow Deli People: Mellow believers or cult of opportunists?

Turning the clock back 2000 years is no easy task.

The Twelve Tribes religious sect staffs their Yellow Delis with volunteers. Thus, they don’t pay workers’ compensation or minimum wage. Thus, they are in trouble with the IRS.


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