Judy Rae

Beach charity – Torrance Memorial Golf Tournament

Beach charity – Torrance Memorial Golf Tournament

The 30th annual Torrance Memorial Golf Tournament

 Ryan McDonald

South Bay mediation clinic takes tiffs out of the courts to save time, money

by Ryan McDonald Imagine you have a tree on your property. Its roots are on your lot, but a limb extends onto your neighbor’s, and periodically drops pine cones onto his car. The tree has sentimental value for you, while your neighbor says it has to go. It’s the kind of sticky situation that could […]

 David Mendez

Sharpening the Blades: Brian Ortega’s road to UFC 199

Sharpening the Blades: Brian Ortega’s road to UFC 199

  by David Mendez Later on, 25-year-old Brian Ortega will look back at his first week of training camp as just another night of sharpening his blades. But three minutes into his fifth and final round of sparring, in his first week of a grueling training camp, the rising mixed martial-arts star is looking worn […]

 Judy Rae

Beach Charity – Richstone Family Center’s 21st Annual An Affair of the Heart

Beach Charity – Richstone Family Center’s 21st Annual An Affair of the Heart

John Getzelman and his family and Wells Fargo Capital Finance were honored at the Richstone Family Center’s 21st Annual An Affair of the Heart

 Judy Rae

Providence Little Company of Mary dedication of the Rosalind F. and Michael N. Halikis Reception Room

Providence Little Company of Mary dedication of the Rosalind F. and Michael N. Halikis Reception Room

Providence Little Company of Mary The Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation honored Rosalind F. Halikis on Feb. 9th with the dedication of the Rosalind F. and Michael N. Halikis Reception Room in the Women & Children’s Health Unit at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.  Rosalind’s one million dollar anchor gift catalyzed […]

 Judy Rae

Beach Charity – Pediatric Therapy Network Mardi Gras

Beach Charity – Pediatric Therapy Network Mardi Gras

Pediatric Therapy Network celebrated its 5th annual Mardi Gras evening at the Miyako Hotel in Torrance.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Whimsy and Wonder

Whimsy and Wonder

A mid-career survey of ceramic work by Keiko Fukazawa opens tonight at El Camino College Keiko Fukazawa must be having loads of fun. Her whimsical ceramic creations often make us smile but at the same time they are elegant and thought-provoking. Christopher Knight of the L.A. Times recently devoted lots of ink to her exhibition […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Sound and Vision

Sound and Vision

Georgette Gantner brings live music to a local picture gallery Last month the Torrance Art Museum tried something a little different. In the main gallery, surrounded by four walls of art, a small jazz combo performed. It was a soft opening, you might say, and the turnout was modest, but the event heralded a new, […]

 Kevin Cody

El Camino College President Tom Fallo’s “boundless spirit” transformed campus

El Camino College president Tom Fallo helped transform 50-year-old campus physically and academically during his 20-year tenure, according to college trustee Bill Beverly.

 Judy Rae

Beach Charity PTN Halloween ball celebrates 20th Anniversary at The Depot

Beach Charity PTN Halloween ball celebrates  20th Anniversary at The Depot

The 20th Annual Halloween Ball benefiting the Children of Pediatric Therapy Network

 Ryan McDonald

A high-performance attitude at Torrance’s Pacific Boardworks

by Ryan McDonald Pacific Boardworks has only been open for three months, but the Torrance company has already has a well-developed sense of purpose. “Quality control, that’s pretty much our job,”said Brandon Gutierrez. “We want to glass it without making a hard edge round, or a round edge hard,” Pacific Boardworks pairs co-founders Gutierrez and […]

 Kevin Cody

Congressman Lieu defends Syrian refugees, mocks climate change deniers

“As a former military man, I know that to defeat the enemy, we need to know the enemy. And they are not Syrian refugees fleeing from the real enemy.” — Congressman Ted Lieu in his State of the Region talk to the Torrance Chamber

 Kevin Cody

South Torrance drummer Ezpelata to perform in Rose Parade

South Torrance High School drummer Nicholas Ezpelata, the school’s band snare captain, has been chosen to perform in the 127th Rose Parade in Pasadena on New Year’s Day.

 Kevin Cody

Smoke from recycling center fire fills South Bay skies

Smoke from recycling center fire fills South Bay skies

The black smoke billowing across the South Bay skies Saturday morning is from a fire at the West Rock recycling center, near Torrance and Normandie boulevards

 Easy Reader Staff

West Kern College president to be El Camino president in 2016

Inglewood native Dr. Dena Maloney was named the sixth Superintendent/President of  the El Camino Community College District on Monday. She will assume the position when current president Tom Fallo retires next February. Fallo has been college’s president for 20 years. “Her experience and leadership will serve the district well during this time of transition,” said […]

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