“Cyber Cop,” Clayton Cranford, a law enforcement professional and one of the nation’s leading educators on social media, will kick off the Families Connected Speaker Series on Monday, September 17, at 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach Community...

By Lauren Nakano, Director, Blue Zones Project, BCHD

If you think about the paradigm of our lives right now, it’s confusing. As humans we are innately wired for social connection; science has proved our health and well-being depend on it. At...

By Dr. William Kim, Chief Medical Advisor, Beach Cities Health District

As our restaurants, barbershops, salons and other businesses were preparing to re-open, COVID-19 took a back seat to the civil unrest taking place nationwide following the...

By Dan Smith, BCHD

The Los Angeles County COVID-19 Test Site at the South Bay Galleria will relocate next week to the campus of Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) at 514 North Prospect Avenue in Redondo Beach. The site’s final day at the...

Beach Cities Health District, in partnership with our Student Mental Health Provider Task Force, hosts the virtual “Talk About It” Small-Group Parent Workshop Series. This series supports families at home as they navigate distance learning and help...

Rachel Rush of Mindful Circle and Joanie Plake of Breathe & Learn facilitated the May 21 Talk About It Workshop, a virtual small-group parent session titled “Mindfulness for the Family While Safer at Home.” Rachel and Joanie guided participants...

With plenty of exercise opportunities, outdoor recreation space and more than 100 Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurants serving up healthy options, the Beach Cities has the resources available when we want to exercise a little more or eat a little...

Get Creative:

1. #ChalkYourWalk: If you've got kids or if you're a kid at heart, get some sidewalk chalk and inspire neighbors with a creative or inspirational message. Sunshine and fresh air are...

I think by now we’ve all heard of many suggested activities to keep our families entertained. So, don’t worry, I won’t be the 100th person to recommend board games and jigsaw puzzles. However, after several weeks of being Safer at Home, I...

Melissa is the Director of Community Services and when she is not pridefully leading her team and the operations for the department, she loves spending time with her two daughters Naomi and Maya and her husband Jared, taking walks and...

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