Kevin Cody

Healthy Living Campus to be downsized, BCHD announces

Healthy Living Campus to be downsized, BCHD announces

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. 

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach developer Pustilnikov plays Ahab to Wyland’s whale mural

Redondo Beach developer Pustilnikov plays Ahab to Wyland’s whale mural

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.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand honored with drive-by

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand honored with drive-by

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.

 Dan Smith

COVID-19 Test Site Moves to BCHD Campus Starting Monday

COVID-19 Test Site Moves to BCHD Campus Starting Monday

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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Chief Kauffman cautions against division following George Floyd death

Redondo Chief Kauffman cautions against division following George Floyd death

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.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach layoffs proposed to fix $8.9 million COVID-induced deficit

Redondo Beach layoffs proposed to fix $8.9 million COVID-induced deficit

A 67 percent decrease in Redondo Beach’s hotel bed tax threatens to put Redondo harbor improvements on hold.

 Dan Smith

June 17 BCHD Board Meeting to Hear Plans for Reduced Healthy Living Campus Project

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 […]

 Dan Smith

BCHD To Conduct Virtual Board Meetings Due to COVID-19

BCHD To Conduct Virtual Board Meetings Due to COVID-19

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 […]

 Ryan McDonald

Summer beach camps in coronavirus impact zone

Summer beach camps in coronavirus impact zone

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 […]

 Dan Smith

USC, L.A. County COVID-19 Antibody Tests Conducted at Performing Arts Center

USC, L.A. County COVID-19 Antibody Tests Conducted at Performing Arts Center

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 […]

 Dan Smith

During COVID-19, BCHD To Provide Emergency Grants for Health Initiatives

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, […]

 Kevin Cody

Reflections on The National Day of Prayer with Pastor Dan, King’s Harbor, Redondo Beach

Reflections on The National Day of Prayer with Pastor Dan, King’s Harbor, Redondo Beach

South Bay residents invited to participate in National Day of Prayer.

 Dan Smith

Creativity Brings Connection during Physical Distancing

Creativity Brings Connection during Physical Distancing

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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Mayor Brand urges AES power plant protest by May 11

Redondo Beach Mayor Brand urges AES power plant protest by May 11

Local elected officials, led by Redondo Mayor Bill Brand, urge opposition to extending the AES power plant’s lifetime

 Kevin Cody

The Mask Man of Redondo Beach

The Mask Man of Redondo Beach

“It is  important to make sure everyone looks great while protecting themselves,” says Fernando Adames, maker of custom protective masks.

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