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THIS WEEK IN TORRANCE

Watch THIS WEEK IN TORRANCE with anchors Jin Chun and Ben McCain. Make sure to tune in every week for news reports that affect our community! 

DOWNTOWN TORRANCE MARKETPLACE

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013 

NOW THROUGH 8 PM

1225 EL PRADO AVE.

Start your weekend early at the Downtown Torrance Market Place!  Every Thursday, Old Torrance is taking to the streets with gifts, arts & crafts, vintage treasures, jewelry, antiques, and more! For more information, Read More... 

TORRANCE CERTIFIED

 FARMERS MARKET

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013

 8 AM - 1 PM

CHARLES H. WILSON PARK

Find fresh produce, local products, meat and eggs, flowers and breads, good food and lots of fun at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market! Year 'round, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Wilson Park, adjacent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center. Read More...

2013 STATE OF THE CITY

ADDRESS

 
Mayor Scotto's 2013 State of the City Address and CitiCABLE introductory video will begin cablecasting on Torrance CitiCABLE Channel 3 (Time Warner) and 36 (Verizon):
  • May 23rd through June 18th at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.   
  • June 19th through July 16th at 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. 

Both video's are also online at TorranceCA.Gov and YouTube. 

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VOLUME 3  |  ISSUE 23

June 13 - June 19, 2013

PACIFIC GATEWAY LAUNCHES HIRE-A-YOUTH PROGRAM 

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013 | 4:30 PM

 TOYOTA AUTO MUSEUM

19600 VAN NESS AVE

 Pacific Gateway kicked off its Hire-A-Youth Summer Internship and Employment program, which benefits young job seekers and businesses.  The program provides hundreds of young people in the region with valuable work experience, and also provides businesses with eager young workers who have obtained a National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC). Come to the Toyota Auto Museum at 4:30 p.m. for the Hire-A-Youth program, for more information, Read More...

FREE RESIDENT HAZARDOUS AND E-WASTE ROUNDUP 

IN THE CITY OF TORRANCE 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013 | 9 AM - 3 PM

 AMERICAN HONDA, 1919 TORRANCE BLVD., TORRANCE (ENTER FROM HARPER'S WAY OFF VAN NESS AVE.)

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Come properly dispose of your residential hazardous, electronic, and sharps waste by bringing it to a roundup open to all L.A. County residents. Read More...

TORRANCE BATTING CAGES FUNDRAISER 

FOR ROYAL FAMILY KIDS CAMP

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

TORRANCE BATTING CAGES IN WILSON PARK

Who is Royal Family KIDS you ask? Well, they are the nation's leading network of camps for abused, neglected and abandoned children. Annually, 3.6 million cases of child abuse*, neglect or abandonment are reported in America. One of these victims dies every six hours due to that abuse*. However, you can make a difference; through your support of Royal Family KIDS. Come join us as we team up with Brik Fitness and Royal Family Kids to sweat for cause to raise money for this charity. The minimum recommended donation is $15 per person. For more information, Read More...

PAUL LIVIO AND THE RIVERSIDE 

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS

"STAR PARTY"

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013 | 8:30 - 10:30 PM

MADRONA MARSH NATURE CENTER AND PRESERVE

Come to the Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve to learn about what's visible in the summer sky. Don't miss this chance to discuss and view Venus, Saturn and the earth's moon and the early evening stars with Paul Livio and the Riverside Astronomical Society. Best of all, this event is completely Free. However, donations are appreciated! For more information, Read More...

NORTH TORRANCE YOUTH MUSICIANS ENSEMBLE PRESENTS

"SUITE SPRING" CONCERT 2013

SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 |1:30 PM AND 5:30 PM

ADULT TICKETS: $10 | CHILD TICKET (3-18): $5 

JAMES R. ARMSTRONG THEATRE

North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble (nTyme) presents youth musicians at their annual spring concert featuring wind ensemble, string orchestra, and full orchestra at a variety of skill levels. Ticket prices are $10 for Adults and $5 for Children. There are two chances to see the show, one at 1:30 p.m. and one at 5:30 p.m. For more information, Read More... 

WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 | 8 AM | FREE 

TORRANCE-SOUTH BAY YMCA

 2900 W. SEPULVEDA BLVD.

Come Break A World Record! The Torrance-South Bay YMCA is hosting The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ on Tuesday, June 18 at 8am in hopes to break the world record for the largest simultaneous swim lesson. Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of accidental death for ages 1-14. Join us for this event and help us spread the news that swimming lessons saves lives! KTLA5 will be filming. For more information, Read More... 

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