Health

Local hospitals help victims of human trafficking by educating staff and providing trauma informed care

11.09.2019 / By

It’s not every day a human trafficking victim has access to health care, but when they do, they often do not speak up about their abuser, despite this being one of the very few moments victims are alone.  

However,  local Dignity Health hospitals are working to change that with the Human Trafficking Response Program.

Arvin Community Garden gives residents a fresh start at pesticide-free produce

20.08.2019 / By

Featured photo: Estela and Roberto Garcia, who head the committee for the garden, and Gustavo Aguirre from The Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, stand in front of the Arvin Community Garden.

La Cebolla: Rich in flavor, painful in the body

19.08.2019 / By

BY ERICK JARED

I’ve grown up watching my mother cook almost all her meals with one staple ingredient — la cebolla, or an onion.