“If you build it, they will come.”

That’s exactly what more than 100 volunteers did on Aug. 22 to support Beach Cities Volunteer Day at 8 elementary school gardens in Redondo Beach.

And just like “Field of Dreams” is about more than...

Within moments of meeting Barbara Skas and Jo Labor, one might think they’re sisters. The deep connection they have and the love they share for helping children’s gardens grow to be the best they can is apparent and special. They may not be related...

NBC4's Carolyn Johnson reports on the climbing obesity rates among young people in LA County, but not in the Redondo Beach School District. A gardening program launched 10 years ago has dramatically improved the health of its students.

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Through his involvement with the EVOLVE program, a course designed to teach valuable job skills to young adults with learning disabilities, Jared Heard learned about AdventurePlex, where he started as a volunteer before working his way up to part-time...

Within minutes of talking to Sally Doyle, her energy and positive spirit come shining through.

Born in New York and raised in Pennsylvania, Sally Doyle didn’t make the Beach Cities home until 1984 when she and her husband, Steve, put down roots...

Although she was born and raised in Minnesota, Marcie Dean made Manhattan Beach her home in the early 1960s. Working as a stewardess for United Airlines at the time, she asked for a transfer to be close to her then boyfriend, Ed Dean, who later became...

Born and raised in Los Angeles County, Lauren Campbell is no stranger to the South Bay. As a young girl, she and her mother moved out this way so Lauren could pursue training for figure skating, something she enjoyed starting at the age of 5. But by...

From volunteering as a Restaurant Ambassador for Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) to managing the choir at her church, Laura Petros certainly keeps herself busy in her retirement.

Though originally from Chicago, Laura considers herself a...

Jada Irving is a hardworking 16 year-old. When she isn’t in high school, this teenager can be found volunteering her time at AdventurePlex weekly.

Born and raised in Redondo Beach, Jada is native to the Beach Cities area. She currently attends...

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