BCHD will discuss the renewed look at the Healthy Living Campus Master Plan, unveiling a concept with fewer residential care for the elderly units, smaller building sizes, less construction time, and a site design that shifts away from homes compared to previous plans.
After being angered by what he described as an “offensive response” from the Wyland Foundation to his initiation of a discussion about their 586-foot-long whale mural on the AES power plant, developer Leo Pustilnikov has made clear he does not intend to preserve the mural.
Friends and supporters of Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand celebrated his one-year survival with Stage 4 cancer with a drive-by past his home Saturday morning. The drive-by caught Brand by surprise.
More than 17,000 County residents were tested at Galleria location
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 Galleria was Friday, with testing at the new location beginning Monday, June […]
When I watched the recent video I was shocked and appalled at the actions and inaction of the Minneapolis police officers that led to the tragic death of George Floyd.
A 67 percent decrease in Redondo Beach’s hotel bed tax threatens to put Redondo harbor improvements on hold.
Virtual Meeting will Present Updated Campus Proposal
By Dan Smith, BCHD Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) postponed its mid-March Healthy Living Campus public study session due to the COVID-19 Safer At Home Health Order. Updated campus plans will be the topic of the virtual BCHD Board of Directors public meeting on June 17 at 6:30 p.m. Significant modifications to the proposed Healthy […]
Three meetings on tap between now and end of June
By Dan Smith, BCHD The Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) Board of Directors will conduct its upcoming public meetings virtually to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining BCHD programs and services. The next regular board meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, Wednesday, June 17 and Wednesday, June 24. This comes […]
by Ryan McDonald This time of year, Tommy Ostendorf’s phone is usually ringing off the hook. Ostendorf is the owner of Beach Sports, a summer beach camp with locations throughout the South Bay. He starts getting calls about early bird bookings in March and April, and then around Memorial Day things really start to ramp […]
By Dan Smith, BCHD The Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center served as a test site for a team from the Keck School of Medicine at USC and L.A. County public health officials, who conducted drive-thru antibody testing this past Friday and Saturday as part of a COVID-19 Serosurveillance Study. 125 individuals were tested at the […]
BCHD Board OKs special fund to provide assistance; Applications can be submitted starting Monday
By Dan Smith, BCHD The Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) Board of Directors approved a new emergency grant allocation fund of $100,000 to assist disaster relief health initiatives in the Beach Cities during COVID-19 and in the future. The move, which passed by a 5-0 vote, was taken during a special board meeting held Wednesday, […]
South Bay residents invited to participate in National Day of Prayer.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
By Kerianne Lawson, Chief Programs Officer, Beach Cities Health District May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when the mental health community works to engage the public to reduce the stigma related to mental illness and remind people “you are not alone.” In 2020, these words carry more meaning as the world battles COVID-19 […]
Local elected officials, led by Redondo Mayor Bill Brand, urge opposition to extending the AES power plant’s lifetime