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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Letter: Resist a lawn to resist the drought

    Re: “The grass doesn’t need to be greener,” Mailbag, June 11. Roberta Medford hit the nail on the head in her letter. We need to focus on the real culprit— the lawn — not just the symptoms (mowing, leaf blowers, pesticides, herbicides, etc.)
  • Setting the food-service standard

    Rotating last month through a room filled with vendors at a school food conference, Glendale Community College nutrition instructor Sona Donayan was bombarded with information about packaging, delivery and pricing. Nutrition facts were harder to come...

    Food pantries face empty shelves

    Food pantries face empty shelves
    SOUTH GLENDALE — With fewer donations coming in and demand continuing to rise, local food pantry operators say their supplies have reached dangerously low levels. In recent weeks, Salvation Army Glendale has seen the shelves of its food bank...

    Groups step up lunch alternatives for needy students

    Groups step up lunch alternatives for needy students
    Glendale Unified is partnering with several local civic organizations to provide free lunches to children who may not know where their midday meals will come from during the summer months. Keeping children fed is important in making sure students...

    La Cañada residents bemoan K-rails, City Council refuses to budge

    La Cañada residents bemoan K-rails, City Council refuses to budge
    More than 30 La Cañada Flintridge residents let their disdain of the concrete barriers placed on neighborhood streets known this week, but the City Council refused their request to move the so-called K-rails until federal authorities deem the area safe...