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  1. Paintball attack: Three could face life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    A drive-by paintball attack may have cost a Southern California man the vision in his right eye - and could send three people to prison for the rest of their lives. Arrested were Tyler James Walters, 20, of Torrance; Lynn Emerson Johnson III, 20, of Hawthorne; and Gabriella Lorraine Semana, 18, of San Pedro.

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  2. Murder arrest after motorcyclist dies in alleged road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Los Angeles County man has been charged with murder after a fatal collision that appears to have been sparked by road rage. Oscar Villa, 24, of Hawthorne, appeared in court Tuesday in Torrance.

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  3. Family searching for missing Torrance woman at Las Vegas festival, friend shot in jawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Friends and family of Christiana Duarte, 22, of Torrance, are in Las Vegas trying to find her, since she stopped communicating after the Sunday night shooting. Duarte and her friend, Ariel Carmona of Bellflower, were at the Route 91 Harvest festival when Stephen Craig Paddock fired hundreds of rounds into the crowd from an upper floor at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.

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  4. California restaurant employee fired for obscene anti-police note on officer's receiptRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Torrance police officer picking up a takeout lunch at a local pizzeria was handed a receipt with an obscene anti-police message, a gesture that touched off a firestorm Monday on social media. The officer, who was in uniform Thursday at Pieology in Torrance, did not respond and, in fact, left a tip when the female cashier handed him the shocking receipt Thursday that said "F - The Cops."

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  5. How much oil and gas does California produce?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, floodwaters have caused 15 oil refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast to go offline. Collectively, products from those refineries represent about 25 percent of U.S. capacity.

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  6. Naked man dies after plunge from Los Angeles craneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man fell to his death late Wednesday from a huge crane, which he had climbed after a long police chase that ended at the Port of Los Angeles. During the hours-long standoff, the man danced on the structure and removed all his clothes.

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  7. Got $12,500? Send your ashes to the moon - or hold off for a celestial cemetery plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    For $12,500, you can send a gram of your cremated remains blasting onto the moon or have them shot out into deep space. It costs about $5,000 for a "burial" in low-Earth orbit, where a travel-shampoo-size urn can spin for years at 17,000 mph until it gradually descends into the white-hot re-entry atmosphere.

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  8. Spiked vests, new fencing latest tools to protect pets from coyotesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    "I have a 7-pound dog and had a coyote lying in my next-door neighbor's yard early one morning," the San Pedro homeowner said. "I was adamant about doing something."

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  9. Video: 16-foot great white eats away at - Scarlet,' a dead whale off California shorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 16-foot great white shark feeds on scarlet, a whale that recently died off the coast of Southern California. Newport Beach lifeguards worked to get a dead humpback whale away from the shoreline on Wednesday.

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  10. This hydrogen-fueled 18-wheeler at Southern California ports emits only water from tailpipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Toyota North America Executive Vice President Bob Carter applauds the silent arrival of the zero emission hydrogen fuel cell heavy duty truck for use in the ports of LA and Long Beach on Wednesday, April 19. The proof of concept event is the kick off a feasibility study to examine the technology for heavy duty applications. The truck uses the same technology as the Mirai passenger car at right.

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