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  1. Nation briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... said. No injuries were reported. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blast at the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington near Long Beach. "We are currently conducting air quality monitoring around the site," company spokesman Destin Singleton ...

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  2. Investigation into fatal Compton deputy-involved shooting continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Press-Telegram

    ... deputies encountered Taylor shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday standing on the west sidewalk in the 400 block of Wilmington Avenue and when they tried to speak with him, he allegedly produced a handgun and ran north on Wilmington, triggering a chase. ...

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  3. Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... said. No injuries were reported. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blast at the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington near Long Beach. The fire was quickly extinguished, but the tank continued to send up a cloud of steam for hours afterward, ...

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  4. Wilmington refinery explosion, fire prompt order to shelter in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Press-Telegram

    ... Friday, August 26, 2016. (Steve McCrank / Staff Photographer) A tank exploded Friday at the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington, spewing hazardous sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide vapors into the community and causing massive gridlock along nearby ...

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  5. Sulfur tank explodes at US refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    ... say. No injuries were reported. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blast at the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington near Long Beach. ``We are currently conducting air quality monitoring around the site, company spokesman Destin Singleton ...

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  6. Sulfer Tank At Refinery In Carson ExplodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | CBS Local

    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] CARSON - A sulfur tank at the Wilmington portion of Tesoro's Los Angeles Refinery ruptured at 1 p.m. Friday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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  7. Man fatally shot by L.A. County sheriff's deputies in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man in Compton on Thursday night after he pulled a gun on them, authorities said. Shortly before 8:30 p.m., authorities said, two deputies in a marked Sheriff's Department car came upon a man standing on the sidewalk on the west side of the street in the 400 block of Wilmington Avenue.

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  8. At Cal State, student homelessness has been hidden until nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Los Angeles Times

    Racing from her last class of the day at Cal State Long Beach, Shellv Candler had about an hour to get to Wilmington. Her mother was trying to save her a bed at the Doors of Hope Women's Shelter, but curfew was 6:45 sharp.

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  9. Man Fatally Shot by Sheriff's Deputies in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... County Sheriff's Department. When deputies approached him, the man produced a handgun and ran northbound on Wilmington, leading to a chase on foot. A man was shot by sheriff's deputies in Compton. Hetty Chang reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on ...

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  10. Clean Wilmington founder awarded home makeover for nearly a decade of volunteer workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Daily Breeze

    Attendees clap for Salvador Lara of Wilmington after the announcement that community leaders and groups would be giving Lara a gift of a complete home makeover. LA Councilman Joe Buscaino at left.

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  11. First Dunkina Donuts in Harbor Area expected to open in Wilmington in summer 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Daily Breeze

    Dunkin' Donuts has received the go-ahead to build a drive-through shop in Wilmington - the first in the Harbor Area. Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino said plans for the doughnut shop at the southeast corner of Figueroa and Anaheim streets were approved Aug. 18 by city planners.

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  12. Third-party pipeline inspections should be mandatory: Janice HahnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Press-Telegram

    ... Los Angeles, where neighborhoods sit on top of one of the largest pipeline networks in the country. Residents in Wilmington know this all too well. Two years ago, an oil pipeline burst and sent thousands of gallons of oil into a residential ...

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  13. Indiana refinery woes among factors fueling rising gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... has been struggling for weeks with a water treatment facility slashing capacity. Problems at a Valero refinery in Wilmington, CA and several malfunctions and fires at Gulf Coast refiners has led to less production in those regions as well, impacting ...

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  14. Woman falls to her death from Point Fermin cliff in San Pedro on her first day in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Press-Telegram

    ... view of the ocean, Los Angeles police Sgt. Bradley Hearn said. Her death came less that two weeks after two Wilmington residents out on a date were killed when they fell from a cliff at White Point in San Pedro. No one witnessed the couple's fall, ...

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  15. Woman found dead at base of seaside cliffs in San PedroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... an accidental death, Doull said. Earlier this month, Jacqueline Murcia, 23, and Silvestre Garcia, 24, both from Wilmington, were found dead at the base of the same cliffs. They had multiple traumatic injuries consistent with a fall, and the coroner ...

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  16. Weekend DUI Checkpoints Planned for Koreatown, West HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | LA Weekly

    ... 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. a saturation patrol will strike in the LAPD's Harbor Division area, which includes San Pedro, Wilmington and most of Harbor Gateway. Saturday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. a checkpoint will be happening on Sherman Way at Amigo Avenue in ...

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  17. Can two new L.A. high schools make fire departments more diverse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Academy Magnet. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) A fire engine rolled through the gates of Banning High School in Wilmington on the first day of school, just as the last students were grabbing their breakfasts and heading to class. . Firefighters ...

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  18. City shuts down illegal San Pedro medical marijuana shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Press-Telegram

    ... raided a marijuana shop at Sixth Street and Pacific Avenue in downtown San Pedro. Shops also have been closed in Wilmington.

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  19. $75,000 reward offered in Wilmington arson slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Daily Breeze

    The city of Los Angeles has offered a $75,000 reward for information that will lead detectives to the killer who doused a homeless man with gasoline and set him ablaze in Wilmington. The attack occurred about 5 a.m. June 7 in an alley behind the 200 block of West Anaheim Street, where homeless people had created a makeshift shelter in a storage area for a business.

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  20. Rush to convert Wilmington middle school to a magnet upsets community, teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Daily Breeze

    Alex Caputo-Pearl, the head of United Teachers Los Angeles, joined Parents, Teachers and members of the community as they rallied in front of the Wilmington Middle School to protest LAUSD vote to make the school a STEAM Magnet Program, without consulting with the community first. Wilmington Calif., Thursday, August 11, 2016.

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