What It’s Like To: Put Mind Over Muscle

Hawken Miller of Newport Beach is a budding journalist living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

What It’s Like To: Contract COVID-19

Yvette Paz of Huntington Beach uses her experience to encourage other young people to take the disease seriously.

Q&A With Our January 2021 Cover Doctor Nancy Daisy Dodd

Nancy Daisy Dodd of Fullerton is a physician at Kaiser Permanente who specializes in pediatrics and infectious diseases. She was recognized by the Orange County Medical Association as among the most accomplished and caring physicians in the county.

What It’s Like To: Finish College Despite a Brain Tumor

Newport Beach native and food blogger Justine Okajima’s diagnosis led her to prioritize her health and rediscover her passions.

What It’s Like To: Heal the Wounds of Homelessness in O.C.

Michael Sean Wright of Santa Ana, founder of Wound Walk OC, offers help and kindness to people living on the streets.

Bracken’s Kitchen Tackles the Pandemic-Induced Surge in Food Insecurity

The O.C.-based nonprofit has had its busiest year since it was founded in 2013.

Huntington Beach Singer-Songwriter David Rosales Talks Music and His NonProfit Work

Rosales makes the most of whatever comes his way.

Second Harvest CEO Sells Picasso Collection to Help Close the Hunger Gap

Harald Herrman recently sold pieces from his Picasso collection for $363,125 to help meet the unprecedented demand for food this year.

Handmade Noodles by Sara Lezama, Owner of Rye Goods in Newport Beach [Photo Essay]

Rye Goods is set to open its first storefront at Lido Marina Village.

Ways To Help In O.C. This Holiday Season

Adopt-a-family program is just one way to share joy and ease burdens this season.