by Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

Mary Stepenhorst has a lot of used to's, she said.

“I used to this, I used to do that.”

She loved gardening until she couldn't lean over to pull the weeds. She loved to head to the senior...

by Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

You'll have to forgive the Beach Cities Health District new CEO if he misspeaks—sometimes he mistakenly refers to his new bosses, the board of directors, as the council. After 28 years in city government,...

Finding the 'right tribe' can support healthy behaviors

Blue Zones Project communities see measurable impact on well-being

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Connections matter. Expanding your social...

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...

Our list of 100 finalists showcases companies that make employee health and happiness a point of pride

By The Editors, Outside Online

 

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By Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

A snapshot of the beach cities shows the area is healthier than when Beach Cities Health District began its wellness index five years ago.

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By Jeanne Fratello, DigMB

Want to reduce anxiety, depression, and stress? Start by learning how to practice "mindfulness" at a free mindfulness workshop on Saturday.

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...

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