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...

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,...

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...

By Alexander Nguyen (Patch Staff)

REDONDO BEACH, CA — Residents in Redondo Beach are healthier now since implementing the Blue Zones Project in 2010,...

"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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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