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  1. Gang members suspected of 5,000 burglaries arrested in Torrance-led police raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Torrance police arrested 13 reputed South Los Angeles gang members today in a massive pre-dawn operation to break up an organized ring believed responsible for some 5,000 residential burglaries in five Southern California counties. Photo Courtesy Torrance Police Department An army of law enforcement officers led by Torrance police arrested 13 reputed South Los Angeles gang members Friday in a massive pre-dawn operation to break up an organized ring believed responsible for some 5,000 residential burglaries in five Southern California counties.

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  2. Torrance police crack gang-run 5,000-burglary ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Torrance police arrested 13 reputed South Los Angeles gang members today in a massive predawn operation to break up an organized ring believed responsible for some 5,000 residential burglaries in five Southern California counties. The operation, dubbed “Operation Money Bags,” culminated nearly four years of investigation to not just arrest and prosecute suspected burglars, but to tie their crimes to their gangs, using gang-related sentencing laws that could add years to their prison terms, Torrance police Sgt.

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  3. UCLA football opens training camp hoping to turn talent into winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | San Bernardino County Sun

    UCLA opens training camp Monday with a blockbuster season opener against Texas A&M less than one month away. The media's preseason favorites to win the Pac-12 South, the Bruins have a star quarterback and a host of now-healthy defensive stalwarts.

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  4. Torrance oil refinery scoffs at consumer groupa s a smoking guna claim on gasoline price fixingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A nonprofit group that has repeatedly accused the oil industry of collusion to keep gasoline prices high in California reiterated that charge Thursday, pointing to new earnings reports, price data and remarks made by PBF Energy, the owner of the Torrance refinery. Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog, said the Santa Monica-based group would provide the evidence it collected to the state Attorney General's Office, which is investigating possible manipulation of California pump prices.

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  5. Roger Clinton, former presidenta s half-brother, to be charged with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Roger Clinton, brother-in-law of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is seen in a booking mug after his arrest on suspicion of DUI in Redondo Beach. Roger Clinton, the half-brother of former President Bill Clinton and brother-in-law to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, will be charged next week with driving under the influence in Redondo Beach last month, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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  6. Take a peek inside Hondaa s a secreta Torrance museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    In a building with blacked-out windows in an anonymous, unmarked light industrial park on Van Ness Avenue in Torrance sits American Honda's “secret” museum. The collection traces the company's U.S. history from its first primitive product, a 50cc motorcycle, to today's HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet.

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  7. Dangerous triple-digit heat on its way to Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Temperatures will generally rise 2 or 3 degrees today, but a dramatic change in the weather won't come until the weekend, when a heat wave will begin engulfing the region, creating serious health risks and threatening to strain the state's power grid. The hottest day of the heat wave will be Monday, the first day of summer, when an excessive heat watch issued by the National weather Service will be in effect from morning until night throughout L.A. County, although it will expire only on Tuesday evening in the Santa Clarita Valley.

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  8. Green: Keeping a united front through soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Hundreds of German soccer fans gathered to watch their nation play this week in Euro 2016 at Alpine Village, a restaurant/faux Bavarian beer hall near Torrance. Long owned by a group of German expats, the restaurant, bar and modest shopping center have for decades welcomed the Southern California German and European communities, becoming something of a local landmark in the process.

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  9. a Michua Meszaros, 33-inch-tall circus performer and actor who played a Alfa dies in TorranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Mihaly “Michu” Meszaros, a 33-inch-tall, 25-pound circus performer and actor who briefly played the alien Alf in the 1980s television series, has died following a stroke at his Hawthorne home, a close friend said Monday. He was 76. Meszaros, billed as the “smallest man on earth” during his Ringling Brothers circus days, died at 8:20 p.m. Sunday at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance.

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  10. UCLA engineering grads vow to build great things in slain professora s honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    WESTWOOD >> They were about to graduate from one of the world's top engineering schools and would be the future builders of soaring bridges, miracle drugs and lightning-fast computer software. And when students stepped up Saturday to receive degrees from UCLA, many thought of slain engineering professor William “Bill” Klug and vowed to build something great in his honor.

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  11. Metro seeks permanent transit tax for LA County to raise billions to fix gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Orange Line riders wait at the Van Nuys station as a bus approaches. File. A sweeping transit plan unveiled by Metro officials Friday called for much more than just unchoking the strangled freeways across Los Angeles County.

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  12. Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary in the South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Former president Bill Clinton campaigned at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center on behalf of his wife and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Clinton gives the “thumbs-up” as people take pictures with him after his speech.

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  13. Ita s getting hot and dry out there in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Hot and dry conditions expected to last through Saturday will descend on the Southland starting today, creating an elevated fire danger and a risk of heat-related illness, forecasters said. Weak high pressure aloft over northern California will slide into the state's southern half today, then mostly park itself over the region as it strengthens Thursday through Saturday, according to a National Weather Service statement.

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  14. 95-year-old USS Arizona survivor gives voice to the a Day of Infamya with help from South Bay crewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Loren Bruner WWII Pearl Harbor survivor and Rich Wenzel of Ardent Audio in Torrance. They are making an audio app of Loren's experiences for the Pearl Harbor Memorial.

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  15. 96-year-old Hermosa Beach man finally gets his USC degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Alfonso Gonzales, a 96-year-old WWII veteran from Hermosa Beach, became the oldest person to graduate from USC on Friday. Gonzales went back to school after his family recently learned he was unknowingly one unit short of finishing his bachelor of science degree in zoology in 1953.

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  16. Torrance ExxonMobil refinery restarts without problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ExxonMobil successfully restarted its Torrance refinery and went without pollution-control devices for fewer than three hours before its electrostatic precipitator resumed operation, the region's air pollution watchdog has confirmed. “The ESP is now full functioning,” Sam Atwood, a spokesman with the South Coast Air Quality Management District, said via email Tuesday morning.

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  17. Torrance ExxonMobil refinery restarts, emission-control devices workingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ExxonMobil has completed the initial six hours of restarting its Torrance refinery without pollution-control devices and has resumed operation of its electrostatic precipitator, the region's air pollution watchdog confirmed today. “The ESP is now full functioning,” Sam Atwood, a spokesman with the South Coast Air Quality Management District, said via email.

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  18. ExxonMobila s Torrance refinery back in operationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    As a safety precaution, ExxonMobil shut down a pollution control device for six hours during the re-start process. That shutdown will result in up to 600 pounds of excess particulate emissions, but South Coast Air Quality Management District officials do not expect it to expose residents to unhealthy levels.

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  19. Dona t expect gas-price drop when Torrance ExxonMobil refinery restartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The restart of the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance isn't likely to bring a big drop in gasoline prices to Southern Californians, according to AAA experts. Part of the ExxonMobil plant that was damaged in a Feb. 18, 2015, explosion was scheduled to reopen by Tuesday morning.

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  20. Torrance refinery explosion cost California drivers $2.4 billion in high pump prices, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The February 2015 explosion that shuttered the ExxonMobil plant in Torrance was the costliest disruption at a California refinery in the past 16 years, with motorists paying at least $2.4 billion in higher pump prices in the following six months, according to a recent RAND study . Soaring prices stemming from the lost gasoline supply sucked a staggering $6.9 billion from the California economy in the first six months after the explosion alone.

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