New Map Shows California Farms Have Already Seen Water Cut by as Much as 95%

The California Farm Water Coalition has released a map displaying the severe water supply cuts farms are experiencing due to this year’s drought. Water supply reductions mean fewer fresh fruits and vegetables for consumers, massive farm-related job losses, and billions in lost economic activity, impacts that go beyond rural and disadvantaged communities. California farms are … Read more

Accidents Happen. LegalRideshare Provides Uber Drivers With Helpful Steps on How to Handle Them.

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and ride-hailing usage increases, the inevitability of accidents will also be on the rise. LegalRideshare, the only firm entirely dedicated to accidents and injuries, sheds light on what Uber drivers, delivery drivers and gig workers should do in these situations.      The top four steps include:  “One of the biggest mistakes … Read more

South Los Angeles Non-Profit Serves 2.3 Million Meals Amid the 2020 Pandemic

Local non-profit organization, ThruGuidance is quietly filling the food gaps amid the devastating widespread COVID-19 pandemic. Many children have been left without the critical lifeline to healthy meals, while schools are shut down. Currently, a total of 2,352,405 “Grab & Go” meals have been served to families in need in Los Angeles County. “Breaking generational cycles … Read more

Kansas Company Makes Buildings Safer for Employees and Customers With Virus/Bacteria Killing Technology

Kansas company, American Water Purification Inc. says its new, high-tech product eliminates viruses and bacteria – from any building. Businesses are able to offer safer environments with Ozone technology. ViroSafe’ sanitizes the air and all surfaces using proven technology requiring no chemicals with lingering residuals or personnel needed for fogging or other surface treatments.  – Dan Gates, President … Read more

AAPR Utah Commends Unanimous Passing of HB 86 – Social Security Tax Amendments in the House and SB 11 – Retirement Income Tax Amendments in the Senate

AARP Utah commends both chambers of the Utah State Legislature for unanimously passing legislation to remove the state tax on Social Security for low- and middle-income retirees (HB 86 – Social Security Tax Amendments in the House and SB 11 – Retirement Income Tax Amendments in the Senate). Fair taxation, including taxation of Social Security … Read more

211info Sees 250 Percent Increase in Calls From Oregonians Since Start of COVID-19 Pandemic

As the Oregon Health Authority’s designated COVID-19 hotline for the state, 211info saw a significant increase in calls from Oregonians in need of social service support throughout 2020. Residents from all 36 Oregon counties reached out to 211info for social service referrals and information during this time period. The top five areas of need? Housing, … Read more