Two state Senate committees will hold a joint hearing in Torrance next week to discuss the recent explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery, the response by emergency crews and the impact on the community.
State lawmakers have scheduled two hearings for March to discuss the recent spike in gas prices in California.
Police released a sketch of man in his mid-20s Thursday that is wanted for allegedly assaulting a woman, and stealing her purse.
Flotation therapy is offering a wide-range of benefits for some who’ve experienced everything from pain relief to a better night’s sleep.
Six days after an explosion at an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery in Torrance, residents voiced their concerns during a City Council meeting Tuesday night.
The explosion at ExxonMobil’s South Bay facility last week was caused by over-pressurization in an air-pollution-control system, according to a report released Monday.
Demanding answers during a townhall meeting with company officials, dozens of locals say their homes and cars were coated with dust after Wednesday’s blast, which was strong enough to register as a magnitude 1.7 earthquake.
A Southland consumer advocacy group called for an investigation Friday into alleged price manipulation at the pump after a sharp jump in local gas prices following an explosion at a Torrance refinery.
Sheriff’s deputies Friday were investigating a home invasion robbery in Torrance believed to be connected to a burglary in Hawthorne.
More than a dozen people have filed small claims cases against an Agoura Hills doctor, stating that they were never paid as promised for participating in medical research.
Documents from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health indicate that the Torrance Exxon Mobil refinery where a blast took place on Wednesday has faced more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for inspection violations over the past five years.
An explosion at a large refinery in the South Bay will likely cause a ripple effect at the gas pump with prices predicted to increase.
The cause of an explosion at the ExxonMobil Refinery was under investigation Wednesday.
Authorities say a Torrance teen died after he was shot while playing Russian roulette, authorities said.
Their 42-year union tragically was shattered Wednesday when the couple was struck by a bus in Redondo Beach.