All members of the public are encouraged to attend monthly mindfulness drop-in sessions at Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The 30-minute sessions are free and are facilitated by BCHD’s trained...

by Eric Garner, BCHD Senior Communications Specialist

Every morning at Pennekamp Elementary School in Manhattan Beach begins the same way. Before the first class bell sounds, nearly 600 students, teachers and parents gather together in...

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...

Susanne Rengo has been volunteering with Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) since 2011 as a Front Desk Assistant, however, she also donates her time to a variety of other BCHD programs and community events, including...

Since 1998, friendly volunteers have delivered holiday gift bags filled with a mix of practical and fun gifts to Beach Cities seniors in need. Many of these men and women are homebound or live in isolation.

This year, thanks to donations from...

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...

Join the Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) community to share gifts with local older adults in need. This holiday season you are invited to participate in Home Instead Senior Care's ...

There have been nearly 1,200 people who have participated in our free Mindfulness Workshops since April 2015. In response to increased requests for continued mindfulness practice, BCHD has created a ...

Tom Bakaly recently took the reins of Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) and already the former City Manager of Hermosa Beach is living out his purpose by helping to create a healthy beach community.

We sat down with Tom to discuss, among a...

Recent data shows 40 percent of 11th graders in the Beach Cities report current drug and/or alcohol use

A higher-than-average rate of drug and alcohol use among teens in the Beach Cities has been a lingering health...

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