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by Art Gottlieb

For those of you who may have wanted to be in the presence of noted russdetectives like Sherlock Holmes, Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, Hercule Poirot, Columbo, Inspector Clouseau, Leroy Gibbs, Dick Tracy, and others who specialized in homicide cases, OLLI brings you a live one in the person of retired homicide detective Russ Enyeart in his class WHODONIT?
Russ graduated from the Police Academy in 1970. In 1979 he was promoted from uniform patrol to detective and assigned to homicide, kidnapping cases, plus officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths. An “in-custody” death case arises whenever a person in custody dies from any cause while being transported in a police vehicle or in a jail facility. He retired in 2002.
He was a primary detective in excess of three-hundred cases that included double- and triple-victim deaths with motives running the gamut from drugs and gangs to robbery and domestic violence. He came out of retirement in 2005 for an additional six years when TV “Cold Case” shows became popular. It motivated local police departments to create cold case units handled by experienced retired homicide detectives.
detectiveQuoting Russ, “I have tons of stories and information about how much homicide investigation has changed since 1979 with the advent of DNA and other technical advances.” Russ has some background in teaching. Over the years he has spoken about his occupation to many different youth and adult groups. Discover much more from this detective in the new OLLI WHODUNIT class.

LifeFit Center - Looking Forward

The LifeFit Center @ The Beach had a big year in 2015. Not only did we celebrate our third birthday, but a record number of talented
fitness students and professionals took part in our programs. LifeFit Center now has more than four hundred active members! Looking forward, we are thrilled to offer new programs and services, which include additional state-of-the-art fitness equipment, innovative classes focusing on flexibility and balance, and additional options for one-on-one personal training. Our Strength for Living program has expanded to four small-group training cohorts that exercise with personal trainers in a sixteen-week program.
Mark your calendar for April 11-15 to attend the
College of Health and Human
Services 2016 Wellness Week. The theme is “Exercise is Medicine.” We at the LifeFit Center know this to be true!
Daily events during this week will offer opportunities to join a campus-wide walk, to practice mind-body classes, to receive health and fitness assessments, and to hear from University and government officials about how “Exercise is Medicine” can be implemented. Wellness Week events will be free and open to everyone:
community members, alumni, CSULB employees, students and more. Bring your friends and family members to the 2016 Wellness Week to see how exercise can
become medicine!
We invite you to join us to improve your health and fitness by becoming part of the LifeFit Center family. To learn more about the LifeFit Center, stop by for a tour or contact Assistant Director Emily Sopo either at (562) 985-2087 or email
Move More - Live Longer!

Bring a friend to OLLI and share our motto:
Learn More ~ Age Less