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    By Dianne Anderson At about $1.27 a pound, no shortage of turkeys this year with even better deals in store for those with enough money to spend on the annual feast. But getting one for free with all the fixins’ is another story. Pat Dixon waited all last week on word whether or not she ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Looking out over North, Central and West Long Beach where fresh green foods can be considered an anomaly, Emily Kazim is fully convinced that food insecurity has less to do with food deserts and more to do with food segregation. After all, deserts are naturally occurring ecosystems. “A lot of the issues ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Chicken – it’s what’s for dinner this Thanksgiving for thousands of low-income families across the Southland as COVID-19 and Avian flu have big birds in short order at food banks and food pantries everywhere. Traditional turkey dinner will be served as usual at Southwest Community Center in Santa Ana, but they are ...
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    By Dianne Anderson College students, sometimes called starving students, are known to subsist on ramen noodles, which is bad enough for individuals, but not enough for students with children. During this COVID economy, local campuses are preparing for increased food demand as the holidays draw near. Dr. Raymond Carlos, director of student life at San ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Sahaba Initiative has some great offerings for the community – despite the elephant in the room – that Millennials live at home with their parents until they’re over 30, or any number of Muslim stereotypes which bear no repeating. About ten years ago, a group of Muslim Millennial college students came together ...