Homeowners are taking extra precautions as burglaries continue throughout Claremont and the surrounding area.
Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of committing two separate distraction burglaries at homes in the Torrance area.
Authorities are warning elderly residents in the South Bay to beware of burglars posing as utility and city workers.
Police say thieves are posing as city workers in order to burglarize homes in the Foothill areas.
Police want residents in Torrance to beware of burglars posing as utility workers.