What are Watersheds?
What are watersheds? Have you ever wondered where all the water on the ground goes after a rainstorm? We often see water collecting in puddles or flowing on the side of the road during heavy rainfalls. But where does the water end up? Some of the water evaporates while the rest drains off into a […]
Who Takes Care of Our Water
Who takes care of our water? Download PDF Materials EnglishSimplified ChineseTraditional Chinese Spanish Vietnamese There are multiple agencies responsible or overseeing water quality for residents in the West San Gabriel Valley. The Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, is an agency that ensures we don’t use too much water from the basin, while the LA County Department of […]
Discovering Native Plants in the SGM
Discovering the Healing Properties of Nature
Finding New Appreciation for Nature
Black Lives Matter
My Experience as an APIFM Intern
By Zihan Zhou My name is Zihan Zhou (she/her) and I am a senior undergraduate student at UCLA, majoring in physiological science and minoring in Asian American Studies. My career interests include community health, health education, health equity in the AANHPI community, and mentorship opportunities and I was so glad that through the past 10-weeks […]
RECIPE: Soba Noodle Salad
Ingredients: Soba Noodles Romaine Lettuce 1 Bell Pepper 1/2 Red Onion 1 Cucumber 1 Persimmon 1 Asian Pear (any seasonal fruit works! Strawberries for Summer, Asian Pear for Fall, etc) Ingredients for Dressing: 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1/4 cup Sesame Oil 1/2 cup Soy Sauce 1/2 cup Vinegar 1 tsp Sugar 1tbsp Sesame Seeds 1 […]
The Latest on the Outbreak of Lung Injury
Coughing Shortness of breath Chest pain Nausea, vomiting Fatigue Fever Abdominal pain During this outbreak, more patients report a history of using THC-containing products.3,4 With teen tobacco-use on the rise, a call to action is crucial. In 2018, 4.9% of middle school students and 20.8% of high school students in the U.S. use e-cigarettes, with […]
A Successful Summer Mixer
If you were not able to attend the Summer Mixer, no worries! Click the photo below to watch A Taste of Home.