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 […]
29th Annual Gourmet Food & Wine Festival will help pave the way for non-profit Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s
Children’s Burn Foundation brings teen burn survivor from Cameroon for treatment at Torrance Memorial
by Colleen Farrell/ Torrance Memorial Medical Center Jespa Awomah, 16, is experiencing many firsts this month—first time on a plane, first time watching TV and first time using a cell phone or computer. But the biggest firsts he is hoping for is the first use of his right arm and the ability to close his […]
Del Amo Fashion Center celebrates a $200 million remodel Friday morning, including a new 140,000 square foot Nordstrom.
With Nordstrom setting the tone, Del Amo Fashion Center aims to restore its upscale reputation with a grand opening. The opening of the new 400,000 square foot mall, including Nordstrom and a “luxury” court is Friday, October 9.
Three weeks into June, Strand Brewing Company co-owner and head of sales Rich Marcello looked through his calendar for the rest of his month’s schedule. He found L.A. Beer week looming — eight days’ worth of celebrating the best in the Los Angeles craft brewing scene. It’s both a valuable opportunity and a bit […]
From a light breeze in China to a store in Torrance, the history of tea in a cup.
Most California cities have been forced to stop watering their public lands because of the drought. But in Torrance, the watery oasis known as the Madrona Marsh remains dazzlingly green.
“Marine Corp officers must be 5-foot-6. I’m 5-foot-3,” retired Marine Corp Colonel Rocky Chavez said. The former Torrance High and El Camino College wrestling team captain was speaking to the Republican Lincoln Club last month at the Torrance Marriott. He added, “Never get in a fight with someone willing to lose an eye to take your throat. I’ll fight my way across the state.
Chavez is mounting an underdog campaign to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate.
The recently-appointed head coach of the West Torrance High School girls basketball team was arrested at Manhattan Beach Middle School this morning and charged with the forcible rape of an underage girl.
Veterans’ memorials at the beach Veteran’s Park, Redondo Beach by David Mendez Herb Masi believes that there are few things as important as honoring the men and women who have served in our military, no matter their role “People always think about combat veterans, but it takes people to support them. Any person who has […]
Dylanfest, the South Bay’s biggest celebration of Bob Dylan, celebrates 25 years It began in 1990 as a freeform jam in tribute of Bob Dylan at the Hermosa Saloon. In the following years, musicians and longtime friends Andy Hill and Renee Safier continued the tradition in their own backyards, at parks and at Anthony’s in […]
It was “Christmastime for journalists” at the Daily Breeze offices in Torrance Monday, as the newspaper’s shorthanded staff celebrated the paper’s first-ever Pulitzer Prize for an investigative series detailing an abuse of power by former Centinela Valley Union High School District Superintendent Jose Fernandez.
El Camino College President Thomas Fallo, who shepherded the school through its first two large bond measures and the rescue of a foundering Compton Community College, will retire at the end of January 2016.
It wasn’t long after the birth of photography in the 1830s that creative minds got busy. Images were being manipulated almost from the get-go, and this has only intensified with the technological advances of recent years. “Second Sight: New Representations in Photography,” which is at the Torrance Art Museum through May 14, pushes even further […]