October is the Breast Cancer Awareness month and every year the American Cancer Society raises funds across the United States to finish the fight against breast cancer. According to ACS, this year the team raised a net total of $64,000 for the 5k fundraising walk in Torrance, California to support and raise against breast cancer In cooperation with the American Cancer Society and City of Torrance, among the participants in making strides 2014 are the Pink Mommas, Team Cameron, Sweis Team, Knockees Services, to name a few.
The Community Planning and Design Committee, consisting of Tim Goodrich, Heidi Ashcraft and Chairman Michael Griffiths, will take the lead on the issue, the council decided this week. All three of the committee's members were volunteer hosts last weekend at the Torrance Historical Society's biennial historic homes tour that attracted more than 450 people, which officials with the nonprofit said was a record for the event.
On Monday, October 6, 2014, President Brian Moriguchi and members of the Professional Peace Officers Association, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Assistant Sheriff Richard Barrantes, Los Angeles Police Department Homicide Detective Tim Marcia and family members of Victim Calvin Gray held a press conference offering a reward for the murder of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Officer Calvin Eugene Gray. The Professional Peace Officers Association is offering a $20,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for this murder.
A U.S. official says envoys from the United States, the United Nations, the European Union and Russia will meet in Brussels on Oct. 24 to discuss the latest developments in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The so-called Quartet of Mideast mediators last met in New York in September 2013.
Congressional candidates Elan S. Carr, left, and state Sen. Ted Lieu share a light moment at a candidates forum in Rancho Palos Verdes last week. Congressional candidates Elan S. Carr, left, and state Sen. Ted Lieu share a light moment at a candidates forum in Rancho Palos Verdes last week.
The African grey parrot spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from a Southern California home four years ago. But Nigel spoke Spanish when he was found and returned to Darren Chick of Torrance last week.
Registered nurses and workers at the front line of patient care said Thursday that while they're confident that the Los Angeles County health system is prepared for Ebola , they still want better protecive gear such as hazmat suits. Fred Huicochea, a registered nurse at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, told reporters during a press conference at the hospital that while the gowns, goggles, head shields and masks were readily available if a patient with Ebola appears, he said the nurses union wanted better personal protection with the hazardous materials jumpsuits.
In this Oct. 15, 2014 photo, Nigel, the parrot, was reunited with his second family this week after original owner Darren Chick decided to give him back to the family that had bonded with him the last four years in Torrance, Calif. The reunion was brought about by a Southern California veterinarian who mistook Nigel, an African gray parrot, for her own missing bird, the Daily Breeze reported Sunday.
Animal rights activists rallied outside a courthouse before a judge set a preliminary hearing next month for a 24-year-old man accused of beheading and dismembering several dogs. Jason Brown faces seven felony counts of willfully torturing and killing dogs and two counts of possessing methamphetamine.
According to CHP Officer Pedro Leon, a semi truck was heading north on Highway 113 turning onto County Road 18C around 5 a.m. While making the turn, Leon said the semi truck driver, identified as 54-year-old Thomas Worthington of Stockton, saw a vehicle with its right-turn blinker on, planning to turn the other direction on the same road. Worthington continued his turn, but failed to notice yet another vehicle, a 1999 Oldsmobile, pass the car making the right turn, Leon said.
Your Staff Should Look Like Your Customer Base: Capital One's Grace Huebscher Given the customer base in the banking industry, success depends on embracing diversity, says Grace Huebscher, who heads multifamily finance for Capital One. Complications from the housing crisis led to the 2011 edition of the MBA Annual Convention getting relocated to Chicago.
When a typically chatty African grey parrot flew his coop four years ago, he had a proper British accent, says Nigel's owner, the bird-friendly named Darren Chick. But when the two were reunited in Torrance last week, Chick discovered Nigel was in desperate need of a name change.
City police said they have made one arrest, and identified further possible suspects, in a late night fracas involving about 20 people near downtown Hermosa that saw one young man hospitalized for dental surgery. , reporting about 20 people fighting at the Strand and 10th Street.
Nigel the parrot was reunited with his second family this week after original owner Darren Chick decided to give him back to the family that had bonded with him the last 4 years. Nigel has been known to his new family as Morgan and was reunited Wednesday at home of Veterinarian Teresa Micco.