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...

Moais hold us accountable and provide the needed nudges to help us to build good habits for our health. Whether you're walking goals are measured in minutes, steps or miles, having a daily goal keeps us motivated. Kaiser Permanente's Everybody Walk -...

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...

The Summer Fitness Series offers two more chances to dance your way to better health – August 8th & 15th at RUHS

Free Zumba shimmied its way over to the campus of Redondo Union High School (RUHS) last week and more than 250...

Free “Zumba in the Park” is shimmying its way over to the campus of Redondo Union High School (RUHS) as part of Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) annual Summer Free Fitness Series – held Mondays at 6:30 p.m., August 1st–15th.

The free Zumba...

by Eric Garner, Beach Cities Health District

Carmen Sellers, 82, is an archetype for health, happiness and the life-extending benefits of Blue Zones Project’s Power 9® principles.

If it were up to 11-year-old Hermosa, every day...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader

Around 10 o’clock Monday night, with his cell phone in one hand, a man called to his young son.

“Come here with me, help me catch Pokemon,” he said, holding his boy’s hand.

He saw a stranger...

by Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

With top 40 music playing, Monica Victorino mentioned to her audience of 300 or so that the most recent song had been a request.

And then we got to business.

“There’s only one goal,...

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