School lunch just got better for about 1 million children in California. A program called California Thursdays is bringing locally grown food into school lunch rooms. This story is presented as part of our collaboration with the health news service California Healthline.
And now, here's another in our occasional series called 'My Spot,' celebrating personal experiences with special places in California. Today, we meet Paige Whelan, a new mom from Castro Valley, who takes us to her favorite childhood ice cream shop - the Meadowlark Dairy in Pleasanton. Whelan was interviewed by Lynne Shallcross.
End Music: "Coconut Basket" by Gontiti from the CD "Sunday Market" (Portrait Records).