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Two nuns known for their casino outings allegedly stole at least $500,000 from a Torrance school

Parents whose children attended St. James Catholic School in Torrance long believed that the campus was financially strapped. Textbooks were 2 decades old. There wasn’t enough money for new basketball uniforms. When parents would ask, year after year, for an awning to shade their children’s outdoor

LA TIMES - 2018-12-13 12:00:00

Long Beach, Cerritos swept up in nationwide wave of emailed bomb threats demanding Bitcoin

But the threats, which came in by email, were not considered credible. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the agency is aware of the computerized threats and is conducting investigations, “but no threat has been substantiated.”

LBPOST - 2018-12-13 22:46:02

Rifle Turns Out to Be Pellet Gun in Deadly Torrance Police Shooting, Police Say

A rifle carried by a suspect who was shot dead by police in Torrance turned out to be a pellet gun with an altered stock, authorities said Thursday. Christopher Mitchell, 23, of Los Angeles died at the scene of the officer-involved shooting about 8 p.m. Sunday in the Ralphs parking lot at 1770 Carso

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-12-14 01:49:48

Cal State Long Beach investigates exam question about gangs student says was racist

Among the expected questions on a health science education final exam about bacterial and sexually transmitted diseases was one multiple-choice query that some Cal State Long Beach students say targets minorities.

SANDIEGOUNIONTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-12-13 18:50:00

Armed man fatally shot by Torrance police identified by authorities

Authorities Tuesday identified an armed man shot and killed by Torrance police after they responded to a call of a reported stolen vehicle sighting as 23-year-old Christopher Deandre Mitchell of Los Angeles.

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-12-12 00:55:54

'Jaw-Dropping Sunset': South Bay Photo Of The Week

REDONDO BEACH, CA – This rich, colorful sunset photo was sent to Patch by Angel La Canfora. "I've got an extra special photo for you!" she told Patch. "The clouds caught fire this evening over Torrance Beach making for a jaw-dropping sunset sky. Truly amazing."

PATCH - 2018-12-13 21:36:00

Bomb Threat Forces Building To Evacuate In Redondo Beach: Report

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Police received a report of a possible bomb threat at a Redondo Beach business in the 3700 block of Redondo Beach Boulevard Thursday, according to NBC. The building was evacuated, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:22:00

Apple expanding in Austin, other US locations

Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and soon expand in other U.S. cities, too. (Dec. 13)

YAHOO! - 2018-12-13 20:04:06

Apple to build new billion-dollar campus in Texas

Apple has announced plans to build a new billion-dollar campus in Austin, Texas. The company said it also plans to open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California – with more than 1,000 employees at each site as part of expansion plans in the US.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-13 11:12:21

FDA says it's OK to eat romaine lettuce again -- but not from these California counties

It looks like it's OK to indulge in romaine lettuce again — from most everywhere. But if you don't know where the leaves are from, you might want to pass. The strain of E. coli that caused the November romaine lettuce outbreak has been traced to a farm in Santa Maria, California, but other sources a

USA TODAY - 2018-12-13 23:45:00

LA Galaxy’s StubHub Center To Undergo A Name Change

CARSON (CBSLA) – The StubHub Center in Carson, the longtime home of the Los Angeles Galaxy and the temporary home of the L.A. Chargers, is undergoing yet another name change.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 14:26:10

The giving season Peninsula residents Ian and Jan Teague

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page Send by Email. Kids may thrill to see Santa Claus during the holidays, but given St. Nick’s hungry reputation, the child at the Christmas party was understandably nervous about his effect on the cookie supply.

EASYREADERNEWS.COM - 2018-12-14 00:36:02

California Proposal to Charge Texting Fee Goes Against Federal Law, Industry Group Says

California regulators want to tax text messages to increase funds for programs that bring connectivity to underserved residents. A new surcharge proposed by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) wouldn't be a per-text tax, but a monthly fee based on a cellular bill that includes any fees

KTLA.COM - 2018-12-13 17:03:28

What To Do On a Weekend in Torrance

Torrance is just a 15-minute Uber or Lyft ride from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). There you will have the pleasure of discovering 1.5 miles of beach, 11 craft breweries, and over 200 acres of natural space to get lost in. Of course, that’s just skimming the surface for what this city

JOESDAILY.COM - 2018-12-13 19:56:48

From the Archives: Times reporter Bob Pool becomes Secret Santa

During the 1990 holidays, Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Pool went undercover and reported on the activities of Santa Claus. His "Secret Santa" series included this Dec. 9, 1990, report on the Santa photographer at Rolling Hills Plaza in Torrance:

LA TIMES - 2018-12-13 09:00:00

Police Activity Reported In Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Police activity was reported in the 3600 and 3700 blocks of Doolittle and Redondo Beach Avenue. Streets are closed in the same area, police said. Residents should avoid the area and use alternate routes until further notice.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:22:00

2 childhood friends fight for their lives after South Los Angeles street-racing hit-run; suspect sought

TORRANCE, Calif. (KABC) -- A street-racing crash in South Los Angeles has left two childhood friends fighting for their lives. Authorities said a mother and two 9-year-old girls were inside a maroon car when the crash happened on Dec. 9. The two friends - Ashley Gregorio and Delila Rangel - are now

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-12-14 07:22:29

Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 03:03:40

Inmate Tampers With GPS Monitor, Flees While Out on Day Pass in Commerce

Authorities are on the lookout for an inmate from a Long Beach community reentry program who they say tampered with his electronic monitoring device and vanished Thursday while out on a day pass in Commerce.

KTLA.COM - 2018-12-13 22:13:40

Los Angeles School Police Department Officer Found Dead at Hollywood Hills Elementary School Campus Identified

Coroner’s officials on Monday released the identity of a Los Angeles School Police Department officer found dead on the campus of a North Hollywood elementary school over the weekend.

KTLA.COM - 2018-12-11 04:14:59