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Lindsay Wildlife Experience OPPORTUNITIES AMID THE CHALLENGES: These past few months have been monumentally challenging for everyone as we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the many challenges, Lindsay Wildlife Experience is "here to stay," says LWE Executive Director Carlos de la Rosa. "We’re not interested in...

Lemonade From Lemons! At the beginning of 2020 our business was on track to have its most successful year since opening in 2014. Then came the pandemic, and by the second week of March, most of our spring events had been cancelled due to mandated regulations....

CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC! Here's how we keep the music playing throughout the pandemic.   California Symphony is known for doing things differently, and if ever there was a moment to lean into this side of who we are and what we do, it’s now. We continue to...

In the Face of This Crisis Come Action and Growth On Monday, March 16, we received the order to shelter in place. By that night, we had built secure online spaces for all of our support groups and individual counseling sessions. The staff at Cancer Support...

White Pony Express Rises to Meet Challenges of Delivering Food to Those in Need during the Pandemic: In 2013, Dr. Carol Weyland Conner established White Pony Express (WPE), whose mission is to help eliminate hunger and poverty by delivering the abundance all around us to those...

Walnut Creek ACE Hardware proves that for them, surviving the pandemic has been about staying the course: The nearly instantaneous shut down of businesses triggered by Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on businesses large and small. Having endured nearly six months of changing mandates and regulations, many...