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  1. Ask the Lawyer: Do I have to update my California driver's license to a Real Id?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Q: I heard in a year or two we will need to update our California Driver's License to a special "REAL ID" license. Is this one of those licenses with a chip inside so the government can track your exact location 24/7? A: The California Department of Motor Vehicles has begun issuing REAL ID driver's licenses, which are in compliance with federal standards and are available as an option to a standard driver's licenses.


  2. Jackie Jerome Rogers faces 26 years to life in prison and is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 25.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    Jackie Jerome Rogers was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the beating death of Lisa Marie Naegle. He is shown talking with his lawyer Jeremy Lessem during a break in opening statements at Torrance Superior Court on Monday, September 10, 2018.


  3. Long Beach man arrested in 25-year-old Torrance murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Press-Telegram

    A Long Beach man first arrested nearly 25 years ago in connection with a stabbing death in Torrance was taken into custody Thursday and charged with murder. McFarland was 58 years old when he was found repeatedly stabbed in his driveway in the 4000 block of 184th Street at 5:40 a.m. He died about 25 minutes later at Little Company of Mary Hospital, according to news reports.


  4. Panel seeks rule by May to mitigate risk, possibly phase out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Press-Telegram

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District's Refinery Committee on Saturday directed agency staff to develop a regulation by May 2019 to either mitigate the risk, or possibly phase out, the use of modified hydrofluoric acid at two South Bay refineries. The decision came during a committee meeting that lasted nearly seven hours and was attended by more than 600 refinery workers and residents at Wilmington Middle School Saturday, Sept.


  5. Long Beach Police Department suspends use of self-deleting messaging appRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Press-Telegram

    The Long Beach Police Department is suspending the use of a smartphone app that deletes messages between officers following an investigative report by the news network Al Jazeera . In a statement Tuesday evening, the city said personnel will be barred from using the TigerConnect app on some 145 mobile devices "pending further review of whether the use is consistent with the City's record retention policy and administrative regulations for the use of mobile devices."


  6. This is why one Holocaust survivor views his life as a gift a " and gives back by mentoring teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Press-Telegram

    A USC alum, George Mayer is a local real estate businessman who has been involved for quite some time with the local Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro. George has quite a story that drives his desire to volunteer and support children who are struggling: He was saved by families in Poland who hid him, at the behest of his parents, to protect him from the Nazis.


  7. Photos: A golden a prost!a a " Alpine Village celebrates its 50th year of OktoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Press-Telegram

    Robert Harris, left, and Gary Bonie enjoy a beer during the opening night of Oktoberfest at Alpine Village in Torrance on Friday, September 7, 2018. The longest-running Oktoberfest in Southern California returned to the Alpine Village on Friday for its 50th year of providing residents with an authentic Bavarian experience.


  8. A golden Octoberfest season: Alpine Village launches its 50th year of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Press-Telegram

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of German-themed shopping center Alpine Village, and work is in full force preparing for the annual Oktoberfest celebration in Torrance on Wednesday, September. 5, 2018.


  9. Employee illnesses at El Segundo firm linked to spaghetti brought in by workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Press-Telegram

    Police said possibly tainted spaghetti furnished by an employee may have caused 17 people to fall ill Wednesday at an El Segundo business, including eight who were taken to the hospital. About 3:45 p.m., El Segundo firefighters responded to ManTech International Corp., an information technology firm in the 2100 block of East Maple Avenue for what was called a multi-casualty incident, authorities said.


  10. Ask the Lawyer: Is a prank call illegal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Press-Telegram

    Q : College kids, all 18 or a bit older, decided to prank call people. The gist of the calls is to unnerve whomever answers, make them think there are ghosts haunting their house, and that they are a company who can help rid them of these "demons."


  11. Compton Centennial's football season in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    First-year coach Adam Leonard hasn't held a full practice yet due to low numbers but he and athletic director Dominic McGiffert-Sandoval are confident the Apaches will field a team this year. Leonard isn't anticipating having enough players for a full practice until at least the first day of school Thursday.


  12. Pro surfer Alex Gray, whose brother died from heroin overdose, hosts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Press-Telegram

    Pro surfer Alex Gray holds a family photo album of Alex of his late older brother, Chris, at Torrance Beach on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Chris died 14 years ago and Alex has created a surf therapy group for surfers coping with the loss of a sibling.


  13. Neighbors: a Giving is Gettinga event in San Pedro highlights unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Press-Telegram

    What Alisa Spilberg had in mind when creating the concept of "Giving is Getting" was something that would uplift her community and put smiles on people's faces. She's hoping that the "Rock around the Park" event at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro Sept.


  14. Labor Daya s a Conquer the Bridgea race reaches 10-year landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Press-Telegram

    Wendy Postema of Long Beach, Wayne Ike of Hawaiian Gardens, and Christi Lindsay of Signal Hill make their way over the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro in the inaugural "Conquer the Bridge" 5-mile run, Sept. 7, 2009.


  15. Ask the Lawyer: What can I take in my carry-on when flying?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Press-Telegram

    Q: Warning. I got a misdemeanor citation, then had to pay $300, when I was flying to Arizona.


  16. The City of Hope South Bay cancer center formally opened Monday, Aug. 27, at 5215 Torrance Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Press-Telegram

    City of Hope South Bay recently opened their new cancer treatment center in a building it shares with Providence Little Company of Mary on the site of the old Daily Breeze building in Torrance on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. When Manhattan Beach resident Carol Wianecki was diagnosed with breast cancer last November, she was forced to endure exhausting weekly trips to meet with her oncologist at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte.


  17. Surprise guest Richard Marx joins Kenny G at Hondaa s a Evening Under the Starsa in TorranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | Press-Telegram

    The annual Honda Evening Under the Stars, featuring a gourmet food festival and a performance by saxophonist raised money for Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Saturday, August 25 at Honda's campus in Torrance. Photo: Tom Bray, SCNG The annual Honda Evening Under the Stars, featuring a gourmet food festival and a performance by saxophonist raised money for Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Saturday, August 25 at Honda's campus in Torrance.


  18. Carson council members to receive big wage boost if community becomes charter cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    Carson City Council members will receive a 72 percent increase in wages and benefits if voters approve switching Carson from a general-law city to a charter city in the November election. Two of the five council members oppose the charter city effort - in large part because of the increase in their salaries - have written the official ballot argument against adopting it, released Friday by the City Clerk.


  19. Game of the week: Narbonne and Poly square off in another clash of premier football programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    Poly DB Tyric Lebeauf, left, and Narbonne receiver Noah Jackson track a ball that missed its mark in Torrance on Friday, September 1, 2017. Long Beach Poly vs Narbonne in a nonleague preseason football game at El Camino College.


  20. Ask the Lawyer: Can I get my personnel file?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    Q: I was let go from a job without explanation, after three years. From what I am able to piece together, someone told HR I was acting inappropriately outside work, and was a poor reflection on the company .


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