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Stories with place: Torrance
  • Careening car ends up on roof of Southern California house story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 4:09 pm

    PALOS VERDES ESTATES, California - It's hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride.

  • Probe: Exxon deficiencies found in California refinery blast story has photos
    Updated: Jan-13-16 4:34 pm

    REDONDO BEACH, California - An explosion at an ExxonMobil oil refinery in California last year could have been prevented if managers had taken into account aging safety equipment and shut down a key, spark-generating part of the refinery before attempting repairs elsewhere, federal investigators said Wednesday.