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  1. Nuns improperly took as much as $500,000 from Torrance Catholic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Whittier Daily News

    St. James Catholic School in Torrance on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. An internal investigation at the school found that two nuns who worked there allegedly misappropriated a "substantial" amount of funds for personal use over a period of years, the school announced recently.


  2. Successful Aging: How can I help others without overcommitting my resources and energy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Whittier Daily News

    Q. I am widowed, down-sized and fairly comfortable these days. More and more, I am seeing the needs of people around me who really could use my help.


  3. Will Ocasio-Cortez try to - primary' Maxine Waters in 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Whittier Daily News

    No newly elected member of congress has garnered more TV airtime than Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York. Whether she's protesting in the office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, demanding a select committee on climate change or complaining about the cost of housing in Washington, D.C., Ocasio-Cortez has spent more time on cable television in the last month than reruns of "Home Alone."


  4. Sharps waste disposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Whittier Daily News

    I have a gallon Ziploc bag full of syringes from a medication I had to take. How do I dispose of them? Alison Sherman, Torrance's waste management coordinator, said in a previous Ask Us column that syringes are considered sharps waste and should be disposed of like needle sharps waste.


  5. LA Varsity photos: The fun, fans and great plays of Week 2 of high school football playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Images of fans, stadiums and action from Week 2 of high school football playoffs around Los Angeles County, Friday Nov. 9. Rancho Verde #2 Xavier Ugorji is tackled by Metuisela Tuifua #22 Metuisela Tuifua and Alemany #70 Jesse Parraz. Alemany played Rancho Verde in the CIF-SS Division 2 football quarterfinals in Mission Hills on November 9, 2018.


  6. Ask the Lawyer: What do we have to do legally to hire full-time household help?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Q: Mom is not doing well, and we are in the process of interviewing a person to live with her full time. Our due diligence is very good, but legally, what is required to hire full-time household help? A: If you are going to hire someone to work in the household on a regular basis, he or she is required to complete a USCIS Form 1-9 Employment Eligibility Verification.


  7. Ask the Lawyer: Can I sell food made in my own kitchen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Q: My husband is an excellent cook. His appetizers are really good, and he has published a cook book with great recipes.


  8. This week's best deals include free comic books, $3 BJ's Pizookies and Halloween funRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Take advantage of this last lull before the bustle begins by writing down your gift lists, dinner menus and anything else you may need through the end of the year. Keep these notes handy so when you spot an item on sale that you need you can purchase it and have one less rushed chore.


  9. A lawyer can be deemed to be acting in his or her official capacity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Q: I have a dispute with a friend. I say that licensed lawyers in California can practice law as an employee in a non-law firm.


  10. Prop. 10a s rent control: Isna t any a affordable housinga effort also anti-homeowner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Angry residents face off with representatives of the nonprofit group PATH Ventures that is proposing to build an affordable apartment complex for the formerly homeless in Carson, during a community meeting in the Normandale Recreation Center in Torrance on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Members of the Los Angeles Center for Community Law and Action lead a march through downtown Los Angeles in support of a county motion to enact a 3 percent rent cap for six months on some 50,000 apartments in unincorporated parts of the county.


  11. Bulky item pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Does the city of Los Angeles have a large, bulk trash pickup day? It would be a great opportunity to rid oneself of large, unnecessary items. The city of Los Angeles offers curbside bulky item collection service by request to all residents who receive trash collection from the city.


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

    Sep 25, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    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.


  13. Suspect re-arrested in 1985 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    A suspect first arrested nearly 25 years ago in the stabbing death of a Torrance man was taken into custody Thursday and charged with the murder. Janos Kulcsar, 59, of Long Beach is accused of killing Archie McFarland on Dec. 9. 1985, according to the criminal complaint.


  14. Ugly holiday sweater parties take South Bay by stormRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Dennell D'Ambrosio, Shawn Maller, Julane Whalen, Zak Crislock are celebrating the season at an ugly Christmas sweater party in Redondo Beach. Parties focusing on tacky holiday knitwear is the newest trend in Christmas parties in the South Bay.


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

    Sep 6, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    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.


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

    Sep 4, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    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."


  17. Three arrested as suspects in South Bay - pigeon drop' theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Two Washington women and an Orange County man have been arrested on suspicion of duping a 67-year-old woman out of $34,000 in cash and jewelry in Torrance, police said Tuesday. Police identified the suspects as Arthur Howard, 59, of Westminster; Antionette Armstrong, 53, of Seattle; and Cassaundra Green, 49, of Burien, Wash.


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

    Aug 22, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    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 .


  19. Toyotaa s exit from Torrance was taste of things to come for Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Long Beach's loss of the long-time sponsor of its signature annual sporting event, the Toyota Grand Prix, was foreshadowed by the announcement in 2014 that the company intended to move its North American headquarters from Torrance to Texas by the end of 2017 , taking about 3,000 highly paid jobs with it. Yet while the exit of a multinational corporation's national office was a blow to the city's prestige, it has scarcely been noticed in Torrance and the South Bay.


  20. Torrance woman charged in teen sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    A 38-year-old Torrance woman has been accused of having sex with a 16-year-old boy on five occasions last fall, authorities said Thursday. Brenda Ann Mitchell was arraigned last Friday in the Torrance courthouse on five felony charges - one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor more than three years younger than her and four counts of oral copulation with a person under the age of 18. Mitchell was ordered to return to court Feb. 8, when a date will be set for her preliminary hearing.


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