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Kinship Sprouts at Martinelli Children’s Community Garden

It was the perfect day to dig in the dirt. A little cloud cover kept the temperature down and the forecasted showers held off until the evening. Twelve families worked alongside each other, tilling the soil and planting the seeds and seedlings that will provide the neighborhood a bounty of fresh produce in the months [...]

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Crowds Brave Stormy Weather for Child Obesity Lecture

Well over 100 students, school administrators, public health officials, social service workers, and other citizens attended the New Brighton Middle School March 24 lecture “How to Solve the Obesity Epidemic in Santa Cruz County,” by Robert Lustig, a Pediatrician and Endocrinologist at UC San Francisco’s Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment. The session was [...]

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Portraits of Hunger

People often who our clients are-and the answer is that they’re your neighbor, your friends, your family. The National Public Radio program “All Things Considered” recently covered an exhibit about hunger in the United States by photographer Michael Nye. Particularly

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Portraits of Hunger

People often who our clients are-and the answer is that they’re your neighbor, your friends, your family. The National Public Radio program “All Things Considered” recently covered an exhibit about hunger in the United States by photographer Michael Nye.
Particularly moving was the story of Kathy, who is homeless and has children. “How do you explain [...]

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