• Green Gig: Get Paid to Eat Avocados

    Southern California avocado lovers: You may have found the most cost-effective way to eat the magical, traditionally pricey fruit and get paid to do it. Loma Linda University is looking for people to eat avocados – in large quantities and small quantities – as part of a study, and they’re paying participants. LLU is looking […]

  • UPDATE: Desert Hot Springs Girl Waiting For a Heart

    Twelve-year-old Codi Pelton has some serious dance moves. And she makes an effort to have fun no matter where she is.   For the past two months she’s been staying at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. “I’m here because I need a heart transplant,” says Codi.  She was born with a rare heart condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. […]

  • KMIR Cares: Bottomless Books

    Sometimes, it takes the youngest of hearts to know how to help the youngest in need. Thanks to the beautiful and generous grown up hearts of Jill and Barry Golden, their dream of creating a Loma Linda Children’s Clinic in Indio has now been realized. Hundreds of East Valley children need medical attention will now […]

  • UPDATE: Little Codi Closer to Heart Transplant

    Desert Hot Springs, CA Twelve-year-old Codi Pelton has a special gift. She can connect with just about anyone. Whether it’s an autistic classmate who spends a lot of time alone because he fears loud noises. "He would always say let’s go down the slide, so we would go down the slide as many times as he […]

  • UPDATE: Deputy Hero Gets Good News

    Loma Linda, CA Angelina Castleberry, a former Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy has a lot to be thankful for these days. Her first stop after her three-year-old son Matthew’s successful kidney transplant was to visit the hero donor at her bedside who saved her son’s life and give her the good news.  "His kidney is working,"  whispers Castleberry […]

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