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Lynwood students bring holiday cheer to needy

LYNWOOD — Firebaugh High School student Paola Valadez packed gift bags Nov. 21 with items including toothpaste, socks and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches alongside 350 other Lynwood students in preparation for delivering holiday cheer. Valadez, president of Firebaugh’s Helping Hands Club, joined the volunteers in creating more than 1,000 gift bags to take to Read More…

Columnists Food

SAVORING SPRING: Scalloped potatoes, minty carrots add to any Easter meal

You will enjoy every bite of these delightful dishes. They are the perfect picks whether you’re hosting the Easter party or headed to a potluck. Pop the Easter eggs in the fridge for easy breakfast or snack during the week. FAVORITE SCALLOPED POTATOES Makes 15 servings (about ½ cup each) Tender with just the right Read More…

Food West Edition

HOMEMADE CHINESE TAKEOUT: Cooking at home can reduce sodium intake

From food courts and grocery stores kiosks to corner restaurants, Chinese takeout is a popular go-to dinner. It’s tasty, but many times you are dining on more sodium and fat than you may think. Don’t give up on Chinese food. Instead, do it yourself with these just-as-tasty versions with the bonus of good-for-you. CHINESE-STYLE STIR-FRY Read More…