Charlotte Barnett is one busy woman. As she works toward her master’s degree in social welfare, this hardworking student also completes 20 hours of service per week as an intern for Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) through a connection with the...

Many of today’s children spend more time relating to a phone screen than an actual human being. So when it comes to a child’s social-emotional development, this high-tech trend is certainly a cause for concern.

Many experts believe the rise of...

With her ability to wear many hats, Teri Cannon has served the community through a variety of volunteer roles for Beach Cities Health District (BCHD). Her curiosity and interest in wellness not only help the health district with their many programs...

Within moments of meeting Andy Ooms, his kind nature shines through while his patient touch exudes a strong human spirit.

Though born and raised in South Dakota, Andy’s employment in union labor relations sent him traveling and living...

“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...

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