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State Senate Committees To Hold Hearing On ExxonMobil Refinery Explosion

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.

02/27/2015

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State Lawmakers Set To Discuss Recent Rise In Gas Prices

State lawmakers have scheduled two hearings for March to discuss the recent spike in gas prices in California.

02/26/2015

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Police Seek Help Identifying Alleged Purse Snatcher In Torrance

Police released a sketch of man in his mid-20s Thursday that is wanted for allegedly assaulting a woman, and stealing her purse.

02/26/2015

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From Pain Alleviation To Relaxation, Some Are Floating Their Way To Relief

Flotation therapy is offering a wide-range of benefits for some who’ve experienced everything from pain relief to a better night’s sleep.

02/25/2015

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Torrance Residents Voice Concerns Following Refinery Blast

Six days after an explosion at an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery in Torrance, residents voiced their concerns during a City Council meeting Tuesday night.

02/25/2015

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Report: Torrance Exxon Blast Caused By Overpressurization

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2015

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Torrance Residents Take On ExxonMobil Days After Refinery Explosion

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2015

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Watchdog Group Calls For Probe Into Jump In Gas Prices After Torrance Refinery Blast

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.

02/20/2015

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Deputies: Suspects Ransack Torrance Home, Tie Up Residents Before Burglarizing Liquor Store

Sheriff’s deputies Friday were investigating a home invasion robbery in Torrance believed to be connected to a burglary in Hawthorne.

02/20/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: Patients Claim Doctor Has Not Paid Them For Research

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.

02/19/2015

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Blast-Damaged Torrance Refinery Has Faced Cal/OSHA Penalties

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.

02/19/2015

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Blast At Torrance Refinery To Increase Gas Prices, Economist Predicts

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.

02/18/2015

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Cause Of ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery Explosion Under Investigation

The cause of an explosion at the ExxonMobil Refinery was under investigation Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Police: 17-Year-Old Boy Dead After Playing Russian Roulette

Authorities say a Torrance teen died after he was shot while playing Russian roulette, authorities said.

02/16/2015

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Friends Say Couple In Deadly Bus Crash Shared A Love That Was Inspiring

Their 42-year union tragically was shattered Wednesday when the couple was struck by a bus in Redondo Beach.

02/09/2015

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