Signs of conflict, memories and dangers still haunt areas of Cambodia. Explosive remnants of wars from decades ago buried in rice and cashew fields or at construction sites continue to represent a threat to the people.
Smiles and the smells of freshly baked bread, cakes and cookies greet visitors of Dog Tag Bakery here, a place where disabled veterans can learn more than just baking.
Disabled veterans, their spouses and caregivers can participate in a work-study fellowship that will help them as they transition from the military to the civilian workforce.
Shade balls are the chosen answer to several problems faced by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power with their open air reservoirs in the area. The EPA has mandated that such reservoirs be covered. Sunlight has been causing a reaction turning bromide in the water into bromate. a suspected cancer causing chemical. And, in the wake of multiple years of severe drought, open air reservoirs lose millions of gallons of water to evaporation.