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THE FREEDOM TRAIN

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 | 7 PM ALL TICKETS: $20

JAMES R. ARMSTRONG THEATRE

The Original Ross Family (1887)

The Freedom Train will take you back in time to a land of segregation and injustice. The play is written, directed, and produced by Kathy Long-Hill and tells the story of the Ross family and their struggles in the 1880s. Enjoy the Show...

MYSTERY BOOK GROUP

MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014 

6:30 PM | FREE

NORTH TORRANCE LIBRARY

Once a month, a group of avid thrill-seeking mystery novel readers get together, choose a new novel, and discuss their experiences. The group is open to the public, no registration is required and is completely free. Take a look at the Reading List Schedule...

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014

6 - 9 PM

VARIOUS LOCATIONS

National Night Out (NNO) is a nationwide campaign to stop crime in neighborhoods. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, neighborhoods celebrate NNO with a variety of different activities, including block parties, cookouts and visits from the Torrance Police Department. If your neighborhood Watch Group is interested in having a block party to celebrate NNO please call Services Officer Christina Szczypkowski at 310-618-6392.

PAWS TO READ: FOLDING FIDOS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2014

4 PM | FREE

EL RETIRO LIBRARY

Fashion a cuddly puppy from a hand-towel at his story and craft program. Part of the Paws to Read Summer Reading Program. This event is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. Make Something New...

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VOLUME 4  |  ISSUE 31

July 31 - August 6, 2014

THE CITY OF TORRANCE INVITES THE PUBLIC TO 

CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF LOUIS ZAMPERINI

TODAY, JULY 31, 2014 | 6 PM 

The City of Torrance in partnership with the Torrance Historical Society, Torrance Unified School District, Torrance Airport Association, Torrance High School, and the Torrance High School Alumni Association, would like to invite the community to a memorial in honor of Torrance hometown hero, Louis Zamperini who passed away on July 2nd, 2014.
 
The memorial, open to the public is planned for 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 31 at Torrance High School's Zamperini Stadium (2125 Lincoln Ave.), Zamperini's alma mater. High heel shoes are not permitted on the field, PLEASE WEAR FLAT SHOES. For details, view the Press Release (PDF)...

For parking information view the Public Parking Map and the VIP and Media Parking Map. For additional information on the event view the Press Release (PDF)... 

THIS WEEK IN TORRANCE

WATCH NOW

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

HONDA "EVENING UNDER THE STARS"
GOURMET FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 2014 | 6 - 9:30 PM |$150
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.

700 VAN NESS AVENUE 

This years "Evening Under the Stars" celebrates the best in South Bay cuisine while raising funds for Torrance Memorial Medical Center and additional selected charities. Multi-GRAMMY Award winners Tia Carrere and Daniel Ho will be featured along with hula performances by Keali'i Ceballos and Halau. Support a Great Cause...

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO FILL 

VACANT COUNCIL SEAT 

DUE: MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014 | 5:30 PM

The Torrance City Council took action at their regular meeting of
July 15, 2014 to fill by appointment the unexpired term of Councilmember
Patrick Furey who resigned from the City Council on July 15, 2014. Applications are due no later than 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4, 2014. For application information view the Notice of Intention to Fill a Vacancy 2014 (PDF)...
COMMUNITY COOKING IS ON FACEBOOK!
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT BY "LIKING" THE PAGE 
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Are you a fan of our local chefs and hosts Tana Taylor, Maria Prekeges, and Kirk Leins and Torrance CitiCABLE's Community Cooking? (Time Warner Cable Channel 3 and Verizon FiOS Channel 31) Show your love for a show filled with mouth-watering recipes by liking its Facebook Page...

Make sure to catch Community Cooking daily at 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Torrance CitiCABLE!

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOK GROUP

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2014 | 7 - 8 PM

KATY GEISSERT CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY

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Discover extraordinary new worlds, travel through space and time, journey to other dimensions as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group explores the wondrous and fantastic realm of Science Fiction and Fantasy each month. Read More...

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Every Tuesday night (including dark City Council Nights), at 6:30 p.m. and replayed at 6:45 p.m. NEWSBREAK LIVE features news trending in Torrance, and brings viewers everything they need to know that's happening in their community. From Torrance schools to businesses to safety and health concerns and even events happening in town, you'll get all that you need to know in just 15 minutes.
 
In addition to the live broadcast (Time Warner Cable 3/Verizon FiOS 31) and the simulcast on-line version, NEWSBREAK LIVE brings you a blog version of all stories presented on TV.
 
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