Torrance California

Torrance Mayor Frank Scotto holds a news conference to discuss the announced relocation of Toyota Motor Sales' U.S. headquarters, Monday, April 28, 2014, in front of City Hall in Torrance, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Torrance mayor laments Toyota’s move to Texas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toyota delivered a surprise pink slip to California on Monday, announcing the company would move its U.S. headquarters and about 3,000 jobs from the Los Angeles suburbs to the outskirts of […]


Bookish baby boy born in local Barnes & Noble

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman walked into a Los Angeles-area Barnes & Noble looking for books and came out with a baby instead. Firefighters delivered the newborn Friday evening in the bookstore’s lobby at […]


Police respond to scene of shooting where police officers were shot while searching for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner. (AP Photo)

Surfer shot at amid ex-LAPD cop hunt files lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A surfer who was shot at by police during the manhunt for rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner has filed a lawsuit against a Los Angeles suburb and its police department. David Perdue, […]



Calif police nab 4 in nationwide theft spree

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Four people from Chicago are facing charges stemming from a nationwide theft spree at electronics stores that police say resulted in $3 million in losses.


Names of women killed at senior center released

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – The coroner has released the names of two women shot to death by an elderly resident who then killed himself at a Southern California senior citizens’ high-rise. Los Angeles County coroner’s […]


3 killed in double murder-suicide at Torrance senior center

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – Southern California authorities say three people have died in what appears to be a double murder-suicide shooting at a high-rise senior citizen complex in Torrance. Police Sgt. Robert Watt says an […]


Fair in Torrance focuses on animal disaster prep

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – Pets and service animals are important members of many families but are sometimes overlooked when planning for emergencies. Several agencies have joined forces to fix that on Tuesday at 10 a.m. […]


Brown signs bill to protect seized animals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that authors say will relieve animal shelter overcrowding, preserve evidence for court cases and protect pets from being returned to abusive owners. Brown announced Wednesday […]


Gang member to be exonerated of murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former Los Angeles gang member could soon be cleared of a murder conviction that kept him behind bars for 19 years. Lawyers for James Edward Smith planned to ask a […]


Police look into graffiti at Chick-fil-A in Torrance

(AP) – Gay rights activists are planning demonstrations at Chick-fil-A restaurants to protest the fast-food chain owners’ opposition to same-sex unions. Meanwhile, police are investigating graffiti at a Chick-fil-A in California. The graffiti discovered Friday […]



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