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  1. Gasoline price-gouging evidence grows: Thomas EliasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Bernardino County Sun

    Just about two years ago, when gasoline prices in most of California last moved well above the $4-per-gallon level, crude oil cost $147 a barrel. Oil companies said the high price of crude was a major factor in that price spike.

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  2. Magnitude-3.3 earthquake hits Baldwin HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | San Bernardino County Sun

    BALDWIN HILLS >> A magnitude 3.3 earthquake hit the Baldwin Hills at 10:06 a.m. today, according to an automated report from the Southern California Earthquake Center. Persons as far east as Whittier told the USGS they felt it, and it was widely felt from Mulholland Drive south to Torrance, generally west of the Harbor Freeway.

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  3. Man who lit dead sea lion on fire at Wilson Park in Torrance taken in for psychiatric observationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A man who appeared to have mental issues was taken to a hospital for observation Thursday after he set a dead sea lion on fire on a barbecue at Wilson Park in Torrance, police said. The bizarre incident occurred about 4 p.m. in the public barbecuing area at the Crenshaw Boulevard park, Torrance police Sgt.

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  4. SportsNet L.A.: Five good reasons to be upset youa re missing Dodgers gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Of all the tantrums thrown by those who still don't get the Dodgers' SportsNet L.A. channel, now two months into the 2015 season and the entire 2014 season already erased, the latest reveal by a Torrance-based group calling itself Project Unanimous borders on intriguing with a strong sense of disturbance. The essence of this “we're sick of Time Warner and the Dodgers blackout” premise is that they want to create a “bounty fund.” Because “sometimes you have to punch a bully in the nose, and we're going to have fun doing it.” The catch is a $100,000 grand prize via a random drawing, given to a TWC customer who cancels his service.

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  5. Gas prices spikes are a reality in SoCalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | San Bernardino County Sun

    I've yet to hear of anyone who's been able to avoid death. And taxes? Our state Legislature has piled enough taxes and fees on consumers and businesses to last 10 lifetimes.

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  6. Judge rules hospital workers, police officer can testify about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Suspended Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov suffered a setback in his defense against domestic violence charges Friday when a Torrance judge ruled that two hospital workers and a police officer will be allowed to testify at his July trial about what his injured wife told them. The rulings culminated three days of testimony and legal discussions before Judge Eric Taylor, who rejected most of the defense team's arguments that Marta Varlamova's statements were coerced and not made spontaneously.

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  7. Social worker: Wife of L.A. King Slava Voynov said he pushed her into television setRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A hospital social worker testified Tuesday that Marta Varlamova, the wife of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, said her husband pushed her head into the corner of a television when he spoke to her in a hospital treatment room. Justin Weber, a clinical social worker at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, said Varlamova appeared “distraught” when he approached her Oct. 19, when she sought first aid for a 1 1/2-inch gash above her left eyebrow.

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  8. Southern California gas prices rising rapidlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | San Bernardino County Sun

    This April 13, 2015 file photo shows customers buying gas at the ARCO Station at 13411 Imperial Highway at Carmenita Road in unincorporated Whittier. Southern California gas prices are rising fast, and the rate of acceleration is far outpacing the national average.

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  9. Slava Voynova s wife agrees to domestic violence counseling in bid to avoid contemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | San Bernardino County Sun

    LA Kings player Slava Voynov leaves Superior Court in Torrance with his wife, Marta Varlamova. April 1, 2015 file photo.

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  10. Port of Los Angeles police chief indicted on tax evasion, corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A federal grand jury indicted Port of Los Angeles Police Chief Ronald Jerome Boyd on tax and corruption charges Thursday, alleging he plotted to financially benefit from a smartphone app for the port and hide his business ties to the software developer. Boyd, 57, of Torrance faces 16 counts accusing him of corruption, wire fraud, lying to FBI agents, failing to file federal corporate tax returns for his private security company and tax evasion, prosecutors said.

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  11. Susan Mellen, wrongly imprisoned for homicide sues Los Angeles, LAPD detectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A South Bay woman who spent 17 years imprisoned for a homicide she did not commit has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, saying the lead detective knowingly based her case on a pathological liar's testimony and kept that information from the defense at trial. The lawsuit, which names Los Angeles Police Department Detectives Marcella Winn and her supervisor at the time, Richard Hoffman, is the latest effort by Susan Mellen to restore her life since her release from prison in October.

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  12. Penny Lane Records now giving Upland a spinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Penny Lane stores used to dot the Southland, including high-profile shops in Old Town Pasadena and the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica. The chain, which specialized in new and used CDs, contracted in the mid-'00s and seemingly winked out of existence in 2012 when its last store, in Pasadena, closed.

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  13. Gas prices expected to dip below $3 a gallon by MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Relief at the pump is ahead for Southern California, as U.S. motorists are expected to see the lowest summer gas prices in a decade, according to GasBuddy.com . The industry price tracker predicts the average U.S. price from Memorial Day through Labor Day will be about $2.35 a gallon.

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  14. Slava Voynova s wife, Marta Varlamova, comes to court, but her attorney says she wona t testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    LA Kings player Slava Voynov leaves Superior Court in Torrance with his wife, Marta Varlamova. He is charged with domestic violence against her.

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  15. Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynova s domestic violence trial postponed to April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The domestic violence trial for suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov that was supposed to begin next week was rescheduled Friday for April 21. Voynov is charged with punching and kicking his wife, and shoving her head into a flat-screen television during a fight Oct. 19 in their Redondo Beach home. Police arrested Voynov, 24, when he took his wife, Marta Varlamova, to the emergency room at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance.

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  16. How to create an allergy-free garden this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Get horticulturist Thomas Leo Ogren talking about the relationship between pollen and allergies, and he's sure to bring up “ Trees: The Yearbook of Agriculture 1949 .” In several instances throughout the book, the United States Department of Agriculture recommends planting male trees along America's streets because they're cleaner. Today, a large proportion of landscape trees, shrubs and other plants cultivated and sold in nurseries are exclusively male.

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  17. Investigators watched Kings defenseman Slava Voynov to find his wife...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Prosecutors conducted surveillance on suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov so they could serve his wife with a subpoena to testify next week at his domestic violence trial in Torrance, a court document filed Wednesday said. Marta Varlamova, who has told police and the District Attorney's Office she does not want her husband prosecuted, disappeared from the couple's Redondo Beach home, and her daughter was “suspiciously absent” from school when prosecutors tried to serve her there, the document said.

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  18. Kings defenseman Slava Voynova s wife told Redondo Beach officer a ita s ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The wife of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov , who allegedly punched, kicked her and shoved her into a flat screen television, told a police officer in a hospital emergency room “it's not the first time” he had hurt her, a court document filed Wednesday said. Crying and concerned about whether the 1 ½-inch gash above her eye would cause a scar, Marta Varlamova implicated Voynov when the Redondo Beach police officer asked her early Oct. 20 how the injury occurred.

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  19. Gas price spike a week after Torrance refinery explosion takes even...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery is only partly to blame for a surge in gasoline prices that even stunned one gas station operator Thursday. Frank Scotto, Torrance's former mayor, said he was forced to pass along a 24-cent overnight increase in pump prices at his Chevron and Mobil stations.

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  20. Canary bird bush is a unique favorite; how to harvest plumeriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Chalice or cup of gold , flowering now, produces some of the most stunning - and perhaps the largest - of all flowers found in San Fernando Valley gardens. Blooms may have a depth and a diameter of 8 inches or more.

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