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Bob Dylan fans! The 27th annual Dylanfest is this Sunday!

Bob Dylan fans! The 27th annual Dylanfest is this Sunday!

The 27th Annual Dylanfest

Come gather ’round people… Andy and Renée’s “Dylanfest” is on its 27th leg by Bondo Wyszpolski Bob Dylan didn’t need to pull in the Nobel Prize for Literature in order to be respected as a master tunesmith and lyricist. He’s had people passing along that idea for half a century. But it’s certainly a milestone, […]

 Special Contributor

Torrance Islamic community shaken by travel ban

Torrance Islamic community shaken by travel ban

by Saima Fariz On January 30, 23-year-old Torrance resident Ruhi Khan drove her brother to Los Angeles International Airport for his routine departure to American University of Antigua, a medical school in the Caribbean. She did not intend to join the thousands of protesters assembled at Tom Bradley International Terminal demonstrating against President Donald Trump’s […]

 David Mendez

Hundreds march on Torrance refinery calling for MHF ban

Hundreds march on Torrance refinery calling for MHF ban

  by David Mendez Saturday morning, two years to the day of the explosion at the Torrance oil refinery, the South Bay woke up to messages from the city’s alert system learning that the refinery had, once again, suffered an explosion and fire. This only seemed to strengthen the resolve of the members of the […]

 Judy Rae

Beach people – ECC Distinguished Alumni Honored

Beach people – ECC Distinguished Alumni Honored

2016 El Camino College Distinguished Alumni dinner at the Torrance Marriott

 Judy Rae

Beach charity – Torrance Memorial volunteers Present largest ever check

Beach charity Torrance Memorial volunteers Present largest ever check The Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary presented a check for $300,000 to the Torrance Memorial Foundation at its 2017 Auxiliary Board Installation Lunch. The donation is the auxiliary’s largest ever donation and will go toward improvements in the North Patient Tower. The more than 900-member […]

 Judy Rae

Beach charity – Torrance Memorial Raises $1.5 Million at 33rd Annual Holiday Festival Gala

Beach charity – Torrance Memorial Raises $1.5 Million at 33rd Annual Holiday Festival Gala

Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s Holiday Festival Gala raised more than $1.5 million

 Ryan McDonald

Stormwater discharges still a challenge for South Bay

Stormwater discharges still a challenge for South Bay

by Ryan McDonald Last week’s rains gave local surfers a familiar warning to avoid runoff by staying out of the water. But another flow of stormwater, earlier in the week, came without much notice. More than 1.7 million gallons of stormwater emerged out of the Herondo storm drain near the beachside border of Hermosa Beach […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Festival of Fashion Torrance Memorial

Spotlight on the Hill – Festival of Fashion Torrance Memorial

High style fashions were on display at Torrance Memorial Foundation’s annual Festival of Fashions.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – McCaw art exhibition

Spotlight on the Hill – McCaw art exhibition

The McCaw father and sons holiday exhibition

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – LA BioMed Celebrates

Spotlight on the Hill – LA BioMed Celebrates

LA BioMed honored three of their outstanding physician-researchers before a distinguished crowd

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Doctors and Donors Celebrate

Spotlight on the Hill – Doctors and Donors Celebrate

Physicians and donors celebrated the opening of Torrance Memorial’s newly renovated Mother and Baby Postpartum Unit

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Torrance Memorial Foundation

Spotlight on the Hill – Torrance Memorial Foundation

The Torrance Memorial foundation raised $1.5 million

 Richard Foss

The Chocolate Life: Jeffray Gardner and Marsatta Chocolates finally find a home

The Chocolate Life: Jeffray Gardner and Marsatta Chocolates finally find a home

Jeffray Gardner and Marsatta Chocolates finally find a home

by Richard Foss You probably wouldn’t think of running a small gourmet chocolate company as a subject for high drama, but the experience of Jeffray Gardner of Marsatta Chocolates suggests otherwise. In the past three years he has gone through some extraordinary experiences while moving his business from Redondo Beach to Torrance. The business was […]

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Local Islamic community finds solace, hope in Torrance’s embrace

Local Islamic community finds solace, hope in Torrance’s embrace

by Saima Fariz Torrance has long offered its Islamic community a safe and welcoming space to express their faith within. In the face of the 2016 election results, Muslims in the city remain steadfast in demystifying their religion with positive messages of identity and inclusion. Using simply the word “hope” to describe her faith, 16-year […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – And the GRAMMY Goes to…

Spotlight on the Hill – And the GRAMMY Goes to…

The Torrance Memorial Foundation hosted a dinner party at the GRAMMY Museum at LA Live

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