Among this country’s most glaring divisions is our unequal access to on-demand high-quality health care.
Here on the South Coast, many undocumented residents do not qualify for any form of county, state or federal health Read more -->>
It’s no small accomplishment to be indispensable to your community. That’s true of Catherine Peery, who has spent years working to make Pescadero a better, healthier, more resilient community. But to hear her tell it, Read more -->>
The story of what happens at Puente on a Thursday is the story of the South Coast itself: its children, parents, farm owners and farm workers, teachers, volunteers, patients and medical staff.
On a Thursday, these participant Read more -->>
At Puente's farmers’ market last week, the only thing you couldn't eat was on the back of a bicycle, getting mixed in a pedal-powered blender.
“Usually we make smoothies with it, but I thought, why not make paper pulp?” Read more -->>
Mayte Enriquez hates math, and she struggles with the complicated tangle of rules that govern the English language. But the Pescadero resident is determined to master both subjects so she can move on from being a dishwasher Read more -->>
When you struggle with health issues, sometimes it’s easier to talk to a friend you trust than to a doctor you don’t know. Someone who is approachable and speaks your language.
That’s the principle behind Puente’s Read more -->>