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...

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...

Learn healthy tips and strategies to help guard against the seasonal flu – which generally peaks during the winter months

Flu season is beginning to peak in California, and early surveillance...

Patricia Hernandez, a senior at Redondo Union High School, has been volunteering with Beach Cities Health District’s AdventurePlex for more than a year now - assisting kids, families, volunteers and staff. As a new resident of Redondo Beach, Patricia...

Each year, we survey our volunteers to learn what it is like to be a volunteer with our program(s) and if there are any improvements we can make to enrich your volunteer experience! All data is confidential and will only be used to enhance the overall...

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...

Dozens of BCHD volunteers went door-to-door all along Prospect Avenue to pass out educational materials and lawn signs in support of safer streets this past Saturday.

Call it a safety blitz on a college football Saturday. This past weekend,...

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...

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