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...

Twenty-three restaurants dished up healthy bites to the hundreds in attendance on March 5th to support local schools

More than 500 Beach Cities residents sank their teeth into delicious food and a good cause at the “...

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...

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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The holiday season brings a mixture of emotions and expectations. Whether delightful or stressful, we can embark on this time of year with practices to support our health and well-being.

You can freshen up your holidays with new traditions...

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 -...

Are you looking for a group of people to share healthy dishes and build new friendships? Plant-slant potluck moais are a perfect way to practice the Power 9 Principles of Right Tribe, Plant Slant, 80% Rule and Downshift. Prepare a dish to share and...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader

More than five years ago, the Blue Zones Project rolled into the Beach Cities with a simple but ambitious goal. The project intended to help the people in the communities it served live longer, healthier,...

Beach Cities Earn Blue Zones Community Certification

Thank you for being part of our Blue Zones Project® community well-being transformation in the Beach Cities!

Beach Cities Health District, ...