Santa Ana’s Laundry Love helps to fill an essential need that often goes unmet for homeless people – washed clothes and bedding.
Author: Helen Afrasiabi
Poor people continue to seek dental care in emergency rooms years after Denti-Cal is cut.
A discount drug card offered by the city of Santa Ana to help shoulder the exorbitant costs of prescription drugs has left some users asking “where is the discount?”
Orange County has gotten an early start on health care reform with a pilot program testing a new approach to care for the low-income and uninsured in three clinics.
As demand for free clinic services increases in Santa Ana, preventative programs are cut.
Native plants revive one of Orange County’s few remaining natural habitats – and give Santa Ana residents a new place to appreciate nature.
Santa Ana residents worry that their children will come to accept violence as normal in the wake of ongoing gang violence in the city.
Santa Ana didn’t have enough places for kids to play, so community organizations made a new one – not by building, but by giving an existing playground a new purpose.
A new program aimed at recipients of food stamps helps low-income families make healthier choices – even on a limited budget.
Homlessness among veterans is a stubborn problem, despite the resources aimed at solving it. Once-homeless vet Alvin Hanson shares his story.