This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

The city of Manhattan Beach made a commitment in 2010 to support the Blue Zones Project — a Beach Cities Health District (BCHD)-led wellbeing and health...

By Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

The healthy and mighty on Aviation Boulevard have a new place to fill up their water bottles, thanks to the 2015 class of Leadership Redondo.

The...

by David Mendez

Last month, at the Beach Cities Health District’s volunteer gardening day, CEO Susan Burden got back to what she does best: getting her hands dirty.

Clad in a bright blue shirt, sunglasses, calf-length...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader

Around 10 o’clock Monday night, with his cell phone in one hand, a man called to his young son.

“Come here with me, help me catch Pokemon,” he said, holding his boy’s hand.

He saw a stranger...

by Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

With top 40 music playing, Monica Victorino mentioned to her audience of 300 or so that the most recent song had been a request.

And then we got to business.

“There’s only one goal,...

by Eric Garner, Beach Cities Health District

Carmen Sellers, 82, is an archetype for health, happiness and the life-extending benefits of Blue Zones Project’s Power 9® principles.

If it were up to 11-year-old Hermosa, every day...