Target and Mother’s Market now offer eco-friendly maxi-Pads, such as Seventh Generation and This is L., that are made of 100 percent cotton and are biodegradable. Commercial brand pads and tampons are made with harsh chemicals and synthetic fibers, which run the risk of harming a woman’s reproductive system or inducing other diseases such as heart disease, cancer and organ damage.
Santa Ana College’s Occupational Studies program succeeds in its first year offering a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy. The first class consists of 25 students who will be moving forward into 2018.
There she was – cold, empty and lifeless. Nancy Benoit lay with a bible by her side, tied and strangled with a cord on the night of June 22, 2007. The next morning, her seven-year-old son, Daniel, would also be found lying on his bed, littered with bruises around his neck and arms. He was strangled in his sleep, caught in a “crippler crossface” wrestling hold and surrounded by posters of his murderer – his father, professional wrestler for World Wrestling Entertainment, Chris Benoit.
Seven of ten college students feel stressed about their college finances in a study researched by The Ohio State University. According to the study of more than 100,000 students by Penn’s Center for Collegiate Mental Health, more than half of the students visiting campus health clinics listed anxiety as a concern.
The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District informed Orange County residents Monday Sept. 18 of a 330% increase in the population of invasive Aedes mosquitoes since last year. The Aedes mosquito, not native to Orange County, may carry dangerous diseases such as Dengue, Yellow Fever and the Zika virus, according to the district.
Luces Vivas! Lights Alive! a community-based program operated by Santa Ana Active Streets, travels throughout Santa Ana providing classes, free lights and helmets to foster a safe environment to the local community and its bicyclists.