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  1. Torrance shows its true red, white and blue colors at 59th annual Armed Forces Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Families watch the West High marching band perform in the 59th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Tens of thousands of spectators lined Torrance Boulevard Saturday to salute the nation's military at the annual Armed Forces Day parade in Torrance.


  2. Poly's Ariyonna Augustine roars to more victories at CIF-SS Track FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    Long Beach Poly wins the division 1 4 100 meter relay as Ariyonna Augustine, right, runs the final leg during the CIF-SS Track and Field Divisional Finals at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Long Beach Jordan's A'Lena Chaney competes in the division 1 long jump during the CIF-SS Track and Field Divisional Finals at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., on Saturday, May 19, 2018.


  3. California gubernatorial candidates tackle childrena s issues as June primary loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Press-Telegram

    Candidates Antonio Villaraigosa John Chiang and Delaine Eastin during a gubernatorial forum at LA Trade Tech, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Three of six leading candidates vying for California's top political post faced off Tuesday night during a forum on children at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. 2 comments

  4. Photos: Super participants in Palos Verdes save the Earth a " one costume at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Press-Telegram

    Mortals took super strides to save the Earth at Palos Verdes' South Coast Botanic Garden during Saturday's Super Hero Run. The event encouraged participants to run, think, elude obstacles, fend off villains and generally protect the environment.


  5. Why families feel cheated by the criminal justice system when loved ones are killed on roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Press-Telegram

    Lena Lopez holds a portrait of her daughter Lynda Lopez, 19, who was killed in 2016 while riding her bike on Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance by a driver under the influence of heroin. Her killer was sentenced to four years in prison.


  6. Investing in South Bay knowledge at El Camino CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Press-Telegram

    As our world becomes increasingly complex and demands a qualified workforce to match, the need for smart investment in education is more pressing than ever. Investing public resources in a way that meets a region's educational needs is a challenge community colleges are uniquely positioned to tackle.


  7. How many shrimp can they eat? San Pedro chowdown will test the best, including Joey a oeJawsa ChestnutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Press-Telegram

    Extreme eater Joey "Jaws" Chestnut - the guy who downed 72 hot dogs last July 4 to break his own hot dog-eating record - is coming to San Pedro where he'll headline an inaugural shrimp-consuming contest sponsored by the national Major League Eating organization. The name of the new eating circuit event is a mouthful by itself: The San Pedro Fish Market World Famous Shrimp-Eating Championship Presented By The Kings of Fi$h .


  8. Trial begins for Gardena man accused of killing woman, assaulting others during bondage-sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Press-Telegram

    While the women documented in Kevon Takashi Ross ' sex videos agreed to his bondage-style sexual encounters, the videos also show a tremendous abuse of trust that amounted to criminal behavior, an attorney told jurors in opening statements of a trial in which Ross faces one count of murder and several rape charges. The defense countered that the bondage sex-act gone wrong was accidental - the unfortunate result of a risky lifestyle choice.


  9. High pressure brings warmer weather to Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Press-Telegram

    Temperatures will rise slightly today but remain below average for this time of the year before a significant warming trend gets underway Friday, forecasters said. "The cold air is finally on its way out," said National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Rorke, describing today as a "transitional day" and adding that the warmer weather will result from an approaching high-pressure system.


  10. Yellow Fever restaurant chain with locations in Long Beach, Torrance sets social media abuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | Press-Telegram

    Controversey has eru[ted on social media over the name of new Asian restaurant Asian Fever at a new Whole Foods Market in Long Beach. Some critics see the name as racist.


  11. The "huge" monetary commitment fills a funding gap in the project.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Press-Telegram

    The proposed 4.6-mile South Bay Metro Light Rail Extension would largely use the Harbor Subdivision, a historic freight rail right-of-way that runs between downtown Los Angeles and the Port of Los Angeles. Metro is also considering other alternatives, which would see trains routed down Hawthorne Boulevard.


  12. Chemical used at two South Bay refineries could be banned in five years, new rule proposal suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Press-Telegram

    The crippled Torrance refinery is seen on February 18, 2015 after a massive explosion rocked the city. The local pollution watchdog has for the first time proposed phasing out a potentially deadly chemical used in refineries in Torrance and Wilmington and dropped another option altogether that would have allowed the plants to keep using it by installing additional safety systems.


  13. Alexander: LPGA tries to build a new tradition in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | Press-Telegram

    For those who may not have noticed, there's an LPGA Tour event taking place this week with the Hollywood sign as a distinctive backdrop. It is easy for a sports event, especially a new one, to get lost in the maelstrom that is Southern California.


  14. You can find deals this week at Applebee's, Whole Foods Market and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Press-Telegram

    Vintage stores in downtown Torrance are holding sales as part of a benefit for Relay For Life. . This week shoppers will find bargains on clothing, sewing supplies, wine, water and more throughout the Southland.


  15. Shipbuilding 101 taught with Legos at Los Angeles Maritime MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    The Los Angeles Maritime Museum hosted the 2nd annual Lego Shipbuilding Contest on Saturday. Bryce Redman, 5, of Torrance displays the ship he made from Legos.


  16. The lawsuit claimed the man in custody did not pose an immediate threat to the officers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    The Los Angeles City Council approved a $3.9 million payment Wednesday to the parents of a man who was shot to death by police in a hospital emergency room after officers said he lunged at them with a stool and tried to take one of their guns. The City Council voted 12-1 to resolve the litigation brought by Graciela Herrera and Ruben Ordaz, who accused the Los Angeles Police Department of excessive use of force and negligence in the death of their son, who was shot and killed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in the Carson/Torrance area on Dec. 19, 2015.


  17. Cooler, windy weather comes to Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    Strong winds capable of producing gusts of 60 and 70 miles per hour are expected from tonight through Thursday night along the Interstate 5 Corridor in the San Gabriel Mountains and in the Antelope Valley as the entire Southern California regions experiences a temporary cooldown, forecasters said. A high wind warning signifying gusts of at least 58 miles per hour will be in force from 8 p.m. today until 10 p.m. Thursday in the San Gabriels and the Antelope Valley.


  18. Last vestige of Boeing workforce signs off on final C-17 made in Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    Workers at Boeing's C-17 plant in Long Beach spell out “C-17” in this 2014 photo. Boeing C-17 “major join” assembly of the last C-17 aircraft to be built at the Long Beach plant.


  19. This Torrance restaurant wants you to find bugs in your foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    A taco chapulin plate is served up at Madre, a Oaxacan restaurant that opened in Torrance last summer. Torrance March 22, 2018.


  20. Storm clearing out of Southern California left minimal damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    A couple watches a lone surfer in the rain at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro on Thursday March 22, 2018. Photo By Charles Bennett In a steady rain downpour, a woman prepared for the storm makes her way on North Avalon Blvd. in Wilmington Thursday, March 22, 2018.


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