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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.

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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.

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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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Police Officer Claiming He Was Tasered By Supervisor Awarded Nearly $2M

In court documents, Zachary Bazilius says he told his bosses he was experiencing back pain before the incident, which he claims occurred during morning roll call at the Torrance Police Department.

02/09/2015

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Some Motorists Wait Months For DMV Appointments After Immigrants Law Goes Into Effect

The Department of Motor Vehicles is so overwhelmed with requests for new drivers licenses and vehicle registrations that it can take up to three months to get an appointment, or a half-day wait in the lobby.

01/29/2015

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Torrance Post Office Burglar Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison

A burglar who broke into Southern California post offices and stole boxes of mail has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.

01/28/2015

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