Persistent Poison: Skyrocketing Rents Trap Families in Homes with Lead Paint

Souleika Cherif poses for a photo with her daughter, Kawkeb. When their family frantically searched for a lost wedding ring, they discovered a mold and lead infestation behind their couch. It turned out Kawkeb had severe lead poisoning. (Angela Johnston) We meet Souleika Dirieh and Tarek Cherif at the hummus factory they own in San…

Antioch Veterinary Hospital of Deer Valley Partners with Pets of the Homeless

ANTIOCH, CA – Antioch Veterinary Hospital of Deer Valley was welcomed by the national nonprofit, Pets of the Homeless as a new Donation Site. Donations of pet food and supplies can be taken to 5151 Deer Valley Rd. Antioch, CA 94531. Pets of the Homeless is an ongoing national effort to regularly supply donated pet…