Hope of the Valley – The homeless needs your help

Chilly days and colder nights, even here in Southern California. It brings even more people to our door, which means extra people to feed. And while operating two cold weather shelters in Pacoima and Sylmar, there is a real strain on our kitchen and pantry – not to mention our food budget! Supplies are running low, and we need to restock the shelves and refill … Continue reading Hope of the Valley – The homeless needs your help

Air conditioning, window screens and mosquito-control programs should help keep Zika virus outbreak from Louisiana

Louisiana has a good supply of the two known mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus that’s causing concern in South and Central America, but it remains unlikely Louisiana will experience a large outbreak. Dr. Raoult Ratard, state epidemiologist, said Louisiana could see some cases from people who have traveled to countries with outbreaks, but there are conditions in place that make it less likely that … Continue reading Air conditioning, window screens and mosquito-control programs should help keep Zika virus outbreak from Louisiana

An end to paneful delays: Replacement of Hildreth House windows underway at last – See more at: http://www.harvardpress.com/News/News-Articles/ID/15226/An-end-to-paneful-delays-Replacement-of-Hildreth-House-windows-underway-at-last#sthash.GmSvTeE0.dpuf

http://www.harvardpress.com/News/News-Articles/ID/15226/An-end-to-paneful-delays-Replacement-of-Hildreth-House-windows-underway-at-last   A 25-degree January day is not ideal for replacing windows in an occupied building. But on Friday, Jan. 22, while a women’s coffee group met in the living room, volunteers Wade Holtzman, Keith Cheveralls, and Pablo Carbonell installed the first of 40 replacement windows at Hildreth House. – See more at: http://www.harvardpress.com/News/News-Articles/ID/15226/An-end-to-paneful-delays-Replacement-of-Hildreth-House-windows-underway-at-last#sthash.GmSvTeE0.dpuf   Continue reading An end to paneful delays: Replacement of Hildreth House windows underway at last – See more at: http://www.harvardpress.com/News/News-Articles/ID/15226/An-end-to-paneful-delays-Replacement-of-Hildreth-House-windows-underway-at-last#sthash.GmSvTeE0.dpuf

Mosquito control & Jimmy Carter

Originally posted on Around the Window & Door Resource:
The History of Mosquito Control & Window Screens Recently I have become very concerned about a trend by some who have decided to not use window screens for their home or apartment windows, in order to save a few dollars. You might ask why am I so concerned about this? Let me simply state that window… Continue reading Mosquito control & Jimmy Carter

Mosquito control & Jimmy Carter

The History of Mosquito Control & Window Screens Recently I have become very concerned about a trend by some who have decided to not use window screens for their home or apartment windows, in order to save a few dollars. You might ask why am I so concerned about this? Let me simply state that window screens can help to save lives! Window screens actually … Continue reading Mosquito control & Jimmy Carter