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    By Dianne Anderson Much of the last year saw the Orange County Community Action Partnership scrambling to get back-to-back food distributions out to many thousands that lost their jobs. Things are finally starting to settle down a bit, but no one at the agency is getting comfortable with the current situation, especially as the end ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Almost by definition, the name Lois Carson is synonymous with boundless energy from a lifetime of community service, and she was widely admired for finesse in dealing with hard to sway politicians all the way to Capitol Hill. They always came around to her vision. Wilmer Amina Carter said Ms. Carson was ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Patricia Nickols-Butler has been the go-to resource in providing food and many other services for the low-income community of San Bernardino County for many years, but her agency has never seen anything like this before. In the coming weeks, she is bracing for increased demand. Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Determined to keep fighting, advocates are holding out hope around the $5 billion in the recent state money allocated to support the goals of a plan to end deep poverty for children. Now, the push is to keep the momentum going so that it accomplishes what it intends to do. “Our hope ...
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    By Dianne Anderson As if world premier entertainers of the Carnegie Hall variety coming locally to perform isn’t already a major attraction, then there’s also the likes of former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Master of Ceremonies Bryon Russell for the upcoming gala for Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC). Marlene Merrill, spokesperson for ...