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  1. Los Angeles County nurses want hazmat suits for protection against EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Registered nurses and workers at the front line of patient care said Thursday that while they're confident that the Los Angeles County health system is prepared for Ebola , they still want better protecive gear such as hazmat suits. Fred Huicochea, a registered nurse at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, told reporters during a press conference at the hospital that while the gowns, goggles, head shields and masks were readily available if a patient with Ebola appears, he said the nurses union wanted better personal protection with the hazardous materials jumpsuits.

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  2. British-accented parrot will return to his Spanish-speaking Torrance familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Nigel the parrot was reunited with his second family this week after original owner Darren Chick decided to give him back to the family that had bonded with him the last 4 years. Nigel has been known to his new family as Morgan and was reunited Wednesday at home of Veterinarian Teresa Micco.

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  3. Gas prices in Southern California could fall 30 cents by ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Gasoline prices in California could plummet as much as 30 cents a gallon before Christmas, analysts say, giving drivers a break before new rules on transportation fuels kick in next year and drive prices up again. The state average Monday stood at $3.60, but Southern California drivers willing to search could fill up for 20 to 30 cents less than the state average.

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  4. Torrance store sells $315,000 Fantasy 5 lottery ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A Fantasy 5 lottery ticket sold at a Torrance liquor store is worth $315,066, the California Lottery announced Sunday. The ticket was sold at Frank's Liquor, 1601 Cabrillo Ave., just north of Carson Street.

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  5. Lawsuit: LAUSD school board member McKenna knew of child predator, let him teachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2013 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Los Angeles Unified's newest board member, George McKenna , allegedly knew about an investigation into former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt but let him stay inside a classroom where a young victim claims he continued to sexually abuse her, according to court documents in a lawsuit against the district released this week. McKenna, who was area superintendent responsible for overseeing the South Los Angeles school during the sex abuse scandal that has already cost LAUSD $30 million to settle cases with 63 children, was allegedly told about the investigation into Berndt in December 2010, according to court filings.

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  6. Former player Brian Baucham files lawsuit against USC, Lane KiffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Former USC cornerback Brian Baucham filed a lawsuit against the university and former coach Lane Kiffin on Monday, alleging he suffered permanent injuries after being forced to play in a game while he was ill in 2012. Baucham's lawsuit claimed that he was “forced by Coach Kiffin to play a home game even though Mr. Baucham was very ill and diagnosed by the USC Health Clinic with an influenza-like illness, viral pharyngitis and dehydration.” After playing in a game on Sept.

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  7. 12 only-in-L.A. ways to celebrate autumn in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | San Bernardino County Sun

    We don't need colorful foliage to tell us fall is here. From avocado fests to epic football rivalries, here are 12 only-in-L.A. ways to celebrate fall in Southern California.

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  8. Off-duty LAPD officer killed in Torrance motorcycle crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A 24-year-old Los Angeles Police Department patrol officer who was killed in an off-duty traffic collision in Torrance on Saturday has been identified as Erick Alcaraz, authorities said Sunday. Alcaraz was driving his own private motorcycle southbound on Western Avenue just before 5 p.m. Saturday when a driver in a 2013 Kia Optima turned left from West 234th Street onto South Western and collided into him, according to a preliminary account from the Torrance Police Department.

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  9. Off-duty LAPD officer killed in Torrance motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    TORRANCE >> A 24-year-old off-duty Los Angeles police officer was killed Saturday evening when his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle in Torrance, a Los Angeles County coroner's official confirmed Sunday. Erick Alcaraz, a resident of Carson, was pronounced dead moments after the 5 p.m. crash at 234th Street and Western Avenue, coroner's Lt.

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  10. Happy Hour with a shot of fun popping up throughout Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    When: Labor Day fun begins with brunch until 2:30 p.m. and includes a bloody mary and mimosa bar and happy hour from 3 to 11 p.m. What: A “Happy Relaxation Hour” that includes a complimentary vinyasa yoga session followed by a cocktail happy hour.

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  11. High school football joins in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge crazeRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    At 68 years old, the last thing Charter Oak High football coach Lou Farrar needed was a bucket of ice water dumped over his head.

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  12. Watch: Torrance memorial for Louis ZamperiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The Tiger Squadron does a fly-over for a memorial for Torrance legend Louis Zamperini who died earlier this month.

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  13. Torrance bids farewell to hometown hero Louis ZamperiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The Tiger Squadron does a fly-over for a memorial for Torrance legend Louis Zamperini who died earlier this month.

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  14. Teacher pay averages $84,489; LAUSD data missingRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A newly released survey of 653 of California's 1,058 school systems reports teachers were paid on average $84,489, while 33 administrators earned more than $250,000 in pay alone last year.

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  15. On the media: UFC 1 and how Art Davie created it among all the challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Art Davie was a Torrance-based marketing man who created the first Ultimate Fighting Championship match nearly 20 years ago.

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  16. Torrance will pay $1.8 million to settle surfer David Perduea s lawsuit in mistaken Dorner shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2013 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The agreement settles David and Lizzette Perdue's lawsuit against the city and its Police Department, ending the acrimonious battle over what occurred that chaotic week in February 2013.

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  17. Torrancea s Joyce Manor plays with heart and fire on a Never Hungover AgainaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The Torrance quartet's third full album, which comes out Tuesday, only lasts 19 minutes, but it's hard to imagine that making it any longer would have made it any more riveting.

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  18. Public invited to outdoor July 31 memorial honoring Louis Zamperini in TorranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Donations: Donations can be made in Zamperini's memory to the Victory Boys Camp in Los Angeles that Zamperini founded in 1952 to provide help for troubled youth; the family will continue to operate the camp.

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  19. Lure of recorded stunts at Sacred Cove in Rancho Palos Verdes leads to rescues, deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Search and rescue teams search for missing teen Joseph Sanchez, who has been missing since diving into ocean at Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes Wednesday afternoon.

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  20. Louis Zamperini, war hero, Olympic distance runner, 2015 Rose Parade grand marshal, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Torrance icon Louis Zamperini, the Olympic speedster and World War II hero whose personal story of sacrifice and resilience resonated worldwide, died Wednesday, just months before he was hoping to see the long-awaited film about his life and serve as grand marshal of the Rose Parade.

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