Toshi Takehara has been gardening his entire life. From trimming bonsai trees with his stepfather in Japan to helping with his grandfather's gardening business during college, Toshi has developed a strong love for nurturing healthy plants. After...

A defining factor of a Blue Zones Community is the longevity of its residents. At a vibrant 90 years old, Redondo Beach resident Pat Dreizler is a prime example of what it means to live longer, better. She has been a pioneer and leader of many of the...

"That's a moai!" has become a common phrase to acknowledge a healthy group activity in our Blue Zones community. The significance of being identified as a "moai" implies that an activity shared with others benefits your well-being. Some moais form...

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...

If you visit Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) on Mondays between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., you'll be greeted by Barbara Burgess, Del Amo Front Desk Assistant. When she is not welcoming visitors, Barbara is occupied with answering phones, working on the...

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...

Having the critical conversation necessary to live life fully, while preparing for the end of life.

In partnership with City of Redondo Beach, at this workshop you will: learn about Advance Care Planning and much more from Dr. Ira Byock,...

AdventurePlex honored their summer volunteers on August 23rd with an Appreciation Luncheon celebrating their commitment and accomplishments. Volunteers shared that they enjoyed making new friends while gaining valuable experience through teamwork and...

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