It is my distinct pleasure to be joining Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) as the Chief Executive Officer. Thanks to 12 years of outstanding leadership and innovation from Susan Burden, who retired in October, I’m fortunate enough to be inheriting a...

Beginning February 10th, the public will once again be able to work out at many top studios and gyms in the Beach Cities (without having to sweat the cost!) thanks to BCHD’s annual “Free Fitness Weekends” initiative. The kick-off is slated for...

by Eric Garner, BCHD Senior Communications Specialist

Carol Schiewe refuses to let anything strip away her joy for life. And by anything the 57-year-old member of BCHD’s Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) means anything.

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At Beach Cities Health District (BCHD), we use outcomes and data as the measuring sticks for our success, especially when evaluating our more than 21 evidence based community health programs and services currently being implemented in the Beach Cities...

As you write your new year’s resolution list, consider adding a healthy dose of volunteerism in your life. Research shows that those who give back to their community and make positive differences in people’s lives reap a variety of...

It’s rare that a simple purchase has a long-lasting impact on your life. But for Hermosa Beach resident Julian Katz, purchasing a bicycle 27 years ago sent him pedaling down a path that eventually landed him the well-earned nickname of “Cycling King...

Moais hold us accountable and provide the needed nudges to help us to build good habits for our health. Whether you're walking goals are measured in minutes, steps or miles, having a daily goal keeps us motivated. Kaiser Permanente's Everybody Walk -...

Jean-Ellison Shanon, 62, began her fitness journey shortly after retiring from Cedar Sinai in October of 2015 – and the first order of business for the newly retired Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member was to lose 30 pounds of stress weight...

Beach Cities schools are back in session and that means thousands of tiny feet are once again pounding the pavement each morning as part of the Walking School Bus program. In fact, numbers indicate nearly 25 percent of elementary students in Redondo...

The Summer Fitness Series offers two more chances to dance your way to better health – August 8th & 15th at RUHS

Free Zumba shimmied its way over to the campus of Redondo Union High School (RUHS) last week and more than 250...

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