Lonely. Ashamed. Guilty. Parents who have seen their child lose a battle to drug addiction experience a myriad of emotions. In high-achieving communities like Manhattan Beach, the norm is to hide the addiction problem out of the fear of rejection or...

MB Middle School Celebrate Bike to School Day

Waves of bicycle riders trekked to Manhattan Beach Middle School on May 9 in celebration of Bike to School Day. It is the second year that Principal Kim Linz organized this event with support from...

From volunteering as a Restaurant Ambassador for Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) to managing the choir at her church, Laura Petros certainly keeps herself busy in her retirement.

Though originally from Chicago, Laura considers herself a...

KCAL - Channel 9 interviewed Jackie Berling, BCHD Chief Wellness Officer, for BCHD's “Free Fitness Weekends,” a community health initiative that gives the public an opportunity to take free exercise classes in Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and...

By Megan Barnes, Daily Breeze

From the outside, it looked like Mikah Maly-Karros had it all.

Ten years ago, the daughter of former L.A. Dodger Eric Karros was a straight-A student and star athlete at Mira Costa High School in...

Three FREE and Easy Things You Can Do For Your Health

Monthly Mindfulness Drop-in 

March 7 (First Wed. of the month) 5:30-6 p.m.

Had a long day? Take 30 minutes to relax, down shift and enjoy...

There may still be no cure for Alzheimer’s but, with the right advice, we can be mentally active for longer, reverse the debilitating symptoms of the disease and ultimately add more happy, healthy years to our lives. Here’s how you can start....

Every thursday afternoon, 73-year-old Avra Diamond (pictured above) visits her 90-year-old neighbor, Ana Marie. They started out in the summer playing games and coloring, but they have now eased into comfortable talks about the older woman’s lifetime...

By encouraging healthy eating habits at a young age, parents can positively sculpt their child’s lifelong relationship with food and help them grow into healthy adults. Below are five easy steps to help get you started.

1. Provide a...

The winter season (or at least our SoCal version of it) is upon us. The days get shorter, temperatures cool down, our normally crowded beaches empty and for some, depression and anxiety set in. Known as the “winter blues,” this mood-altering season...

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