by Eric Garner, BCHD Senior Communications Specialist

Carol Schiewe refuses to let anything strip away her joy for life. And by anything the 57-year-old member of BCHD’s Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) means anything.

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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

More than 100 local volunteers ranging from lawyers and politicians to restaurateurs and thespians got their hands dirty to restore nine elementary school gardens in Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach as part of Beach Cities Health District’s inaugural “...

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...

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...

On August 24th, Volunteer Services hosted several organizations that volunteered their employee’s time to complete service projects at our nine LiveWell Kids gardens located at Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach elementary schools. This was a great...

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