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State Senator Calls for Investigation into LAX Luggage Handler's Death
A state senator called on his colleagues today to conduct an investigation into working conditions at Los Angeles International Airport in response to the death of a 51-year-old baggage handler last month .
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The Daily Breeze
Torrance municipal election website goes live
TorranceVotes.org , a new city website launched ahead of June's pivotal municipal election, went live Thursday, the day after filing officially closed for the campaign.
10 hrs ago
Fire Rescue Magazine
Research Shows Comprehensive Review of Blind Insertion Airway Devices
The Research Ostermayer DG, Gausche-Hill M. Supraglottic airways: The history and current state of prehospital airway adjuncts.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
7 Men Arrested In Separate Torrance-Area Distraction Burglaries
The men, who were arrested on Feb. 20, were observed by police at two different homes, Torrance police officials said.
Easy Reader News
Manhattan Beach education advocate honored as 'Woman of the Year' in state capitol
At the "Woman of the Year" event on the Assembly floor in the Capitol Monday, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi, Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway, honoree Leanne Huebner, Assembly Speaker John A. PA©rez and Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal pose for a photo.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Volunteers cuddle babies too sick or tiny to leave hospital; 'a simple touch can be healing'
A volunteer slips her arms into a gauzy yellow hospital gown and approaches a medical crib holding a tiny newborn hooked up to noisy machines.
The Daily Breeze
Torrance dining institution Vincea s Spaghetti to close next month
Vince's Spaghetti on Hawthorne Blvd., in Torrance, will be closing its doors in April after being open since 1973.
City of Torrance hosts annual Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival
The City of Torrance invites the community to celebrate the first signs of spring under the blooming cherry trees at the third annual Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival on Sunday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Columbia Park has over 110 cherry blossom trees which have been donated by Soka Gakkai International - USA.
Green Car Congress
Toyota continues prepare the market for fuel cell vehicle in 2015
Toyota Motor continues to lay the foundation for the introduction of its production fuel cell hybrid vehicle in 2015; the company began work on fuel cell technology in 1992.
Torrance attempted burglary suspect sought
Torrance police are searching for a suspect who fled the scene after he was caught attempting to pry open the rear door of a home with a screwdriver on Jan. 30. The victim told police that the suspect initially knocked on his door and rang the doorbell.
Herbalife says it is facing civil inquiry from FTC; shares plunge after halt
Herbalife says the Federal Trade Commission is launching an investigation of the company but did not give specific details.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Dimmable LED R40/BR40 ETL-Listed Bulb Only Uses 20 Watts to Replace...
LEDtronics, Inc., with more than 30 years of leadership in innovative LED lighting solutions, announces the newest member to its series of high-brightness, energy-efficient LED replacement bulbs.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
As scrutiny intensifies, Centinela Valley school board will hold public meeting Tuesday
Amid heightening scrutiny from school officials and lawmakers across California, the Centinela Valley school board tonight will hold its second meeting since the furor over Superintendent Jose Fernandez's employment contract erupted in early February.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Record-Breaking Temperatures Set Around Southland
The 2 p.m. temperature of 83 degrees at Los Angeles International Airport broke the old record of 82, according to the National Weather Service.
The Daily Breeze
Torrance abuzz about keeping bees and chickens in backyards
Torrance >> Like their Los Angeles counterparts, Torrance officials also are exploring whether to allow urban farming, which would require lifting long-standing bans on keeping bees and chickens in residential backyards.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Misty Copeland: A ballerina from San Pedro has her say
Misty Copeland has just returned from two weeks performing in Japan, and though severely jet-lagged, the American Ballet Theater soloist is eager to chat.
Contra Costa Times
George Skelton: Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap
You'd think this would be a simple problem to fix: The unfair low limits on pain and suffering awards in California medical malpractice suits.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Daily Breeze
30 fun spring break activities for less than $35
Spring is about to be sprung. Flowers are blooming, the sun is staying out longer and young people are looking for a break - a spring break.
Official: Honda installs 3-minute, fast-fuelling hydrogen fuel station in California
OK, but let's see how well Honda can control hydrogen refueling temperature in Houston or Buffalo.
Personal Patient Info Was Stolen from LA County Health Services and Public Health
The personal information of about 168,500 patients of the Los Angeles County departments of Health Services and Public Health was stolen during the theft of computer equipment from a firm that contracts with the county, authorities announced today.