Thursday, December 8, 2022

The nurse with the green bandana

Throughout the summer, Waite protested and marched around the Los Angeles area, including Venice Beach and Long Beach. At the events, Waite and her fellow activists hand out stickers and flyers to people sitting at outdoor cafes and looky-loos. 

An Allstar organization

Janelle Gomez is lifted by students during a practice cheer routine in Granada Hills, Calif., on Oct. 13, 2022. Photo by David Pashaee. At 3:03 p.m. most students at Porter Middle School in Granada Hills are headed to bright yellow school buses or piled into their parents’ cars at the front of the...

Meeting basic needs

We all need food to eat and a place to feel safe in order to function our best

Iranian unity at Pierce

When something happens in one part of the world, it is our issue as well

Poisoned in the valley

Melissa and Grace Bumstead look at photos of when Grace was hospitalized. Photo by David Pashaee on Nov. 1, 2022. In 2014, when Grace Bumstead had just turned 4 years old, her mother Melissa Bumstead started noticing bruises. At the time, Melissa recalled not thinking much of it.

Earthcare in childcare

Supporting the next generation that inherits Earth Professor Angela Glucksman's preschool students sketch a tree at a green space at Nestle Elementary in Tarzana, Calif., on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Photo by Vincent Denoga. The grass grows green and the trees stand tall at Nestle...

Refillable & available

Zero-waste store provides homegoods and personal care products for conscious consumers Laura Yochum, owner of Prostainable, cleans the counter at the Prostainable store in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Photo by Ginina Pulcinella. Laura Yochum, a former corporate hotshot, began to notice...

From dust you came, and to dust you shall return

Green burials offer a chance for people to leave an environmentally friendly mark on the Earth Shalom Dreampeace Compost in Encino, Calif., on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Photo by Raquel G. Frohlich. Shalom’s ancestry has gone through three last names, but his present-day choice brings...

The canyon crew

Community rallies to protect horses and homes (L to R) Ashley Forchelli with Cubby, Dakota Hokanson, and Lisa Riccomini with Mia is at Bell Canyon Equestrian Center in Bell Canyon, Calif., on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Photo by Bala Subramaniyan. Mia, a former show horse...

Sowing the path to sustainability

A backyard farm educates the local community in eco-friendly practices through gardening Volunteers pull weeds and spread mulch during a farm beautification day at the SOW Collective in Arleta, Calif., on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Photo by Raquel G. Frohlich. Tucked in the corner of...