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  1. Gas No Longer Under $2 in Any StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | KickingTires

    ... that reduces gasoline production and, on the West Coast, a recent explosion at an ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, Calif., that has crimped the supply of gas. The price of regular in California rose 34 cents the past week alone to $3.44 - the ...

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  2. Gas Prices On Rise AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... they'd head back up, but was hoping they wouldn't for a while longer." An ExxonMobil refinery fire and explosion in Torrance, Calif., on Feb. 18 ignited a sharp increase in gas prices, and the effect rippled to Idaho, said Dave Carlson, AAA Idaho ...

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  3. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    TLX is one of only three new midsize luxury/near luxury vehicles to earn top NHTSA and IIHS safety ratings Acura brand is positioned for safety leadership with all models expected to achieve an NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score and IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating for 2016 TORRANCE, CA -- Mar 4, 2015: Acura continues to advance its reputation as a safety leader and innovator with the receiving a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top available rating in the U.S. government's , including 5-stars in all six vehicle test modes.

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

    Feb 26, 2015 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... elongated appendages - how they should harvest them and germinate the seeds inside. Dorothy Smotrys, who gardens in Torrance, informed me that 9-10 months may elapse before plumeria seeds ripen and their pods split open, a process that will only ...

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  5. At L.A. oil refinery, striking workers vent about long hours and stressRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the strike. The effect of the shutdown - along with damage from an explosion Feb. 18 at ExxonMobil's refinery in Torrance - has caused gasoline prices in California to soar 60 cents a gallon since early February, according to consumer watchdog ...

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  6. Redondo advances to CIF Division 2AA girls basketball quarterfinals behind Shiota's 3-point gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    ... and outscored the Bulldogs 18-4 in the third quarter to put the game on ice. In Division 1A, fourth-seeded West Torrance (21-7) throttled host Valencia/Placentia 71-36 and will host Newbury Park (15-14) on Saturday. Ninth-ranked Peninsula (21-7) ...

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  7. Police Seek Help Identifying Alleged Purse Snatcher In TorranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [...] TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) - Police released a sketch of man in his mid-20s Thursday that is wanted for allegedly assaulting a woman, and ...

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  8. Ash from ExxonMobil explosion contained fiberglass and glass wool but no asbestosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    The ash-like material that shot into the air during last week's explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery and landed like snow on Torrance homes, cars and lawns contained fiberglass and glass wool used in typical commercial insulation material, but did not contain asbestos, the South Coast Air Quality Management District reported . The explosion, which jolted the area like a 1.7 earthquake at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, was caused when too much pressure built up inside the electrostatic precipitator inside the refinery's fluid catalytic cracking unit, the report said.

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  9. Forecasters say gas prices are set to soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... crude oil requires heat - and some of it due to equipment breakdowns, including an explosion at a refinery in Torrance, Calif., on Feb. 18. The BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., which is a major supplier of fuels to Chicago and Milwaukee, has had two ...

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  10. Lots of fun stuff happening this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... visit the website at . Choura Events is located at 540 Hawaii Avenue in Torrance. The El Segundo High School Band, in conjunction with the South Bay Music Association, presents the sixth annual Comedy Night ...

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  11. South Bay Community Calendar 2/26/15-3/04/15Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    ... make a minimum commitment of at least 50-100 hours or more per year, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance. Contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989. Friday 27 BRIDGE Every Friday the Joslyn Community Center of ...

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  12. A Short Distance, But a Long WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    Where's Richard Stephens, the guy who used to run Cannery Row in Redondo Beach? Let's follow the trail of dripping paint. There he is, in his new, intimate studio at Destination Art, a stone's throw from Old Torrance and an easy lob from The Depot.

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  13. Environmental issues at the heart of Hermosa Beach's Measure O debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    ... that would run underground along Valley Drive and finally along 190th Street to the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance present a greater risk, according the the FEIR. The report finds nine areas of "significant unavoidable impacts," including ...

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  14. Sign Up Now for Perfect Day Surf CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Messenger

    Perfect Day Surf Camp is is registering surfers for their Spring and Summer camps with a $50 discount for their Spring Camps if signed up by March 1st, and a $50 discount for their Summer Camps if signed up before May 1st. Perfect Day Surf Camp is sponsored by Quiksilver and Roxy with other locations in Southern California's beautiful Redondo Beach, Manhattan and Torrance.

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  15. UFC 184 open workout photosRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    UFC 184 open workout photos are for Wednesday's event at UFC Gym Torrance on Wed., Feb. 25, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nev.

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  16. Invicta FC 11 WorkoutsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    Invicta FC 11 workouts were held at the UFC gym Thursday afternoon in Torrance, Calif.

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  17. UFC 184 open workout photos gallery, video highlights for 'Rousey vs Zingano' PPV in Los AngelesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | MMA Mania

    MMAfighting.com photographer, Esther Lin, was on the scene at the UFC Gym in Torrance, Calif., on Wednesday to shoot the UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" open workouts, featuring pay-per-view headliners Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano. "Rowdy" puts her strap on the line against "Alpha" in the main event this weekend inside nearby Staples Center.

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  18. Ronda Rousey takes aim at rival a Cyborg,a UFC ring girl Arianny CelesteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    Ronda Rousey might be taking aim at Cat Zingano on Saturday at UFC 184 at Staples Center, but she took shots at two other women Wednesday. After being told of comments by Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino and UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste, the undefeated UFC women's bantamweight champion teed off on both after the UFC 184 open workouts at UFC Gym in Torrance.

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  19. Torrance ackowledges gaps in response to ExxonMobil refinery explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | LA Daily News

    TORRANCE >> In response to criticism in the wake of last week's explosion at ExxonMobil's Torrance Refinery , city officials acknowledged this week that a new telephone alert system needs improvement. “It shows us things we have to tweak and modify,” City Manager LeRoy Jackson said at Tuesday evening's City Council meeting in response to complaints from the council and public alike.

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  20. Police investigate report of bones found in Torrance storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    Workers cleaning an underground storm drain in Torrance discovered bones Wednesday, but it was not immediately known whether they were human or animal. The discovery was made about 2:30 p.m. near 190th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance police Sgt.

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