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

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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.


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

    Thursday Sep 6 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Sep 4 | 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."


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

    Thursday Aug 23 | 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.


  5. 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 .


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. How UCLA stacks up at each position entering Chip Kelly's first training camp in WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    UCLA quarterback Devon Modster during the spring UCLA football game at Drake Stadium on the campus of UCLA on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Los Angeles. Fans poured onto the field at Drake Stadium on a sunny April afternoon, surrounding UCLA football players dressed in blue and white jerseys.


  9. High on hope, Lakers fans cash in for new LeBron James jerseysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    New Lakers jerseys went on sale at the Lakers Team Shop in El Segundo on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The new jerseys are more like the 1980s-era design.


  10. Street service requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Who do I contact to report a dangerous bump where the concrete and the asphalt meet that crosses all lanes on northbound South Vermont Avenue just south of Lomita Boulevard? It's the size of a speed bump. Cars, buses and trucks are suddenly slowing to a crawl to get over it.


  11. Missing dog last link to dead familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Newman was their last link to the four members of a Torrance family whose lives were snuffed out in an instant two years ago at the hands of a neglectful driver. He was there when friends and relatives held benefit car washes to pay the funeral expenses for Jerome Calevro; his wife, Maria Amelia, 52; and the couple's 23-year-old daughter, Bernadette; and 15-year-old son, Jerome Daniel.


  12. Ita s not the heat, ita s the humidity a " and the thunderstorms a " in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    The National Weather Service said there's a 20 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon in the San Gabriel and Antelope valleys, and a slight chance of the same in the San Gabriel Mountains some time Tuesday. The NWS forecast mostly cloudy skies in L.A. County Tuesday and highs of 80 in San Pedro; 83 degrees in Avalon; 85 at LAX and in Torrance; 86 in Long Beach and on Mount Wilson; 91 in Burbank and Whittier; 92 in downtown Los Angeles and North Hollywood; 93 in San Gabriel; 95 in Pasadena, Van Nuys and West Covina; 96 in Northridge and Santa Clarita; 97 in Woodland Hills; 98 in Lancaster; and 99 in Palmdale.


  13. Recipe Request: Red Velvet CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    It's taken longer than we thought it would, but we have finally come up with a recipe for red velvet cake for our reader Karina. We hope it meets her expectations.


  14. Brian Ortega, with Rener Gracie in his corner, embraces opportunity at UFC 226Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    UFC Featherweight Brian Ortega, right, speaks with coach Rener Gracie at the Gracie University in Torrance on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A yearlong commitment, courtesy of his father and his unsuspecting mother, at the cost of $130 a month, might have saved Ortega's life.


  15. Former L.A. Kings player Slava Voynova s domestic violence plea expungedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    In this July 2, 2015, file photo, former L.A. Kings defenseman Slava Voynov enters Superior Court with his wife, Marta Varlamova, in Torrance. On Monday, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge granted Voynov's request to have his misdemeanor domestic violence plea expunged.


  16. Street-sweeping scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    For years the street sweeper in our neighborhood came the day after trash collection, which made sense because usually stuff gets blown around when they empty the trash barrels. But now the sweeper comes a day or two before trash collection.


  17. Muira s Micah Fulton leads Girlsa 2018 Track and Field All-Area TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News and Whittier Daily News' 2018 all-encompassing Girls Track and Field All-Area Team. The history of the Muir High School Track and Field teams at the CIF State Championships is a long and rich one.


  18. Taxes, regulations, housing and homelessness top concerns for LA County businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    High housing costs ranked among the top concerns for Los Angeles County businesses in BizFed's latest poll. Taxes, fees, government regulations and compliance remain the top concerns for Los Angeles County businesses, but housing costs and homelessness have vaulted high into the mix.


  19. Gardena man found guilty of murder in bondage-sex death of Torrance woman, raping 3 other womenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    An Inglewood Superior Court has jury found a Gardena man guilty of all 25 felony counts he faced - including first-degree murdering of one woman and raping several others in videotaped, bondage-style encounters in South Bay motel rooms and in his one-time Riverside County bedroom. The panel didn't need much time.


  20. See what happened as the athletes tried to qualify for the CIF State Meet.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    The top high school track and field athletes in the area took part in the CIF-SS Masters Meet at El Camino College on Saturday, May 26. See what happened as the athletes tried to qualify for the CIF State Meet. Yucaipa's Asani Hampton, left, finishes second behind Murrieta Mesa's Christian Shakir-Ricks in the 200 meter during the CIF-SS Track and Field Masters meet at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., on Saturday, May 26, 2018.


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