Yuma County

Scams continue to be a major problem for consumers. Scammers rely on the victim to hand over personal information or money in exchange for a product or service.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks Better Business Bureau Regional Director of the Yuma County branch Janet Torricellas, on how you can avoid most scams and help protect yourself and your family.

CASA

Arizona’s most vulnerable children are in critical need of child welfare advocates to help them find permanent loving homes.

The number of dependency cases continue to grow each day leaving behind many children who are trying to escape the limbo of an overburdened child welfare system.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports on the requirements of the volunteer position and how the volunteer’s work can impact a child’s life.

Stephanie Sanchez

School is almost out this week but hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation.

Many kids eat free lunches during the school year but once summer break rolls around, they lose access to a free meal.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports on efforts by Yuma-area school districts to expand their reach and alleviate the food insecurity in Yuma County.

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC

The Arizona Corporation Commission held a public comment session Monday to discuss the proposed Arizona Public Service rate increases.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

512 Productions

A local band will show off their talent to a national audience this week. Their performance pays tribute to a Latin music icon.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

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