Many know Meri Baskin as the lovely “towel folding” lady at Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Center for Health & Fitness.

As a self-proclaimed “Air Force brat,” Meri was used to moving from state to state every three to four years...

As one of Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Walking School Bus volunteer coordinators, Ken ensures that 12-16 kindergarten to 5th grade children from Birney Elementary School realize the benefits of walking to school.

It’s no...

A hip fracture, osteoporosis, arthritis and asthma, among a variety of other ailments, have not stopped 20-year Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Jane Harris from completing her workouts. At age 74, the Redondo Beach resident works out with...

By Ali Steward, MPH, Director Youth Services at Beach Cities Health District