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Torrance’s Excellence in Arts Awards 2014

Cultural Arts Commission for the City of Torrance presented the 2014 Excellence in Arts Awards on November 1, 2014 at the Toyota Meeting Hall at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. 37 years of Celebrating the Arts in Torrance. Continue reading

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South Bay Pride: The Grand Prix

Whether you are a Car race fan or not the Excitement is in the air as the 40th annual Long Beach Grand Prix has arrived.

Gates open at 7 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 13.
Tickets starts from $28 for a Friday general admission to $135 for a three-day pass that includes reserved seating in grandstand upper levels on Saturday and Sunday.

So much more tan the races themselves. You will find exhibits, awards and destinations all over the venue. Worth traveling to for a family day or even a weekend of fun and adventure. Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day 2014 in the South Bay & Long Beach

Hermosa Beach celebrates St Patrick’s Day 2014! Come out and enjoy the Parade & 5 K run. Lots of fun activities to celebrate this weekend! Continue reading

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Torrance Theatre Company presents Three Plays

We have a terrific Theater group here in Torrance Called the Torrance Theatre Company. Take advantage of the great entertainment right here in The South Bay by attending the plays being presented for the rest of this theater season.
2013-2014 Brochure Inside-Reduced Continue reading

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Del Amo Shopping Center Gets a Facelift

dream is coming true. The renovation of the aging Del Amo Mall is beginning. By The
Holiday season of 2015, we will not recognize Del Amo Shopping center.

Rendering of the “New Del Amo Center
Rendering of the “New Del Amo Center

The first phase of the renovation is Patio Cafes, this new food court is located near the central Macy’s store, is going through what a spokesman called “a progressive opening.” Sbarro and Gengis Khan are now open, with the Panda Express, Chipolte and Stove Oven Gourmet Sandwiches set to open in the next few weeks. Ginza Grill will open in February and Blaze Pizza will open in the spring. This is part of the first phase of the work.

Big changes on the North Side:

The medical buildings on the north end of the Del Amo mall property — near the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf — will be demolished.
Stores temporarily locating to the south portion of the center will be Cotton On, Cotton On Kids, Frederick’s of Hollywood, Lane Bryant, MAC, PacSun, American Eagle, Justice, Express and Claire’s.
Stores temporarily relocating to the second level of the outdoor lifestyle wing are Robert Wayne Footwear and Stride Rite. H&M Men, Women and Kids will have two locations on the first level of the lifestyle wing.
Relocating to permanent homes near the Patio Cafes area will be The Disney Store, Zumiez, Aeropostale, Gymboree and Hollister.

We do suggest you call ahead to any of the store to verify where they are now located. Continue reading

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Presenting the 2014 Torrance Rose Float Design “Everyone Plays”

This time next week the floats will be gone, the crowds dispersed and there will be no evidence in the streets of Pasadena of the beautiful the Tournament of Rose.

Torrance is one of the few cities that still sponsor a float, and the only city in the South Bay to do so.. Our float is done with donations and all volunteer work. Our city funds are not used. And of course we welcome you to volunteer to help decorate our 2014 float a reality.

Below is a rendering of our float this year.

2014 Torrance Rose Float Design “Everyone Plays”
Tournament of Rose’s Theme: “Follow Your Dreams!”

float

NEW!!! FUNdraising Fun
Dine at local eateries and raise money for the
Torrance Rose Float Association. Continue reading

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#South High Alumni Recieves National Award

South High School Alumni Max Kaplan, a 20-year-old Ivy League student, has earned a gold Congressional Award medal. In the entire nation, there were only 236 awarded this year.The honor is the highest Congress can award to youths aged 14 to 23. The event was held during Kaplan’s Christmas break from Princeton University because he was unable to attend a ceremony in June in the nation’s capital. Continue reading

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Daily Breeze Fourth Annual Women’s Expo Sept 26

The much awaited Daily Breeze Fourth Annual Womens Expo will take place Saturday from 9AM to 2PM at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center located at 3330 Center Drive, Torrance.

Admission and parking are free. You can check out the complete schedule of activities on the Women’s Expo website. Activities will include free food sampling from seven local restaurants; a shopping boutique, more than 20 local craftspeople and vendors including jewelry, fragrances, clothing, accessories, candles, gift items, Tupperware, Avon and more.
Massages, chemical peels and make up tips will be offered by more than 20 exhibitors showing their products and services. An expert in couponing will show you how to save up to 50% on your household bills. There will be demonstrations on self defense and Zumba, entertainment, a fashion show and a pictorial history of airships by Goodyear’s first woman blimp pilot, Kristine Arambula. Check out the video with this article. Continue reading

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LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS IN THE SOUTH BAY

LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS IN THE SOUTH BAY Continue reading

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DEL AMO SHOPPING CENTER TO UNDERGO TRANSFORMATION

A 21 month project to rebuild the north end of the Del Amo Fashion Center is about to begin. According to Tim Magill, a partner in Hollywood based 5+ design, the project’s architect, the food court represents the most amazing transformation of the shopping center and will be a sneak peak of what the rest of it will look like once completed in the fall of 2015. Parts of the transformation will be complete this year in the food court area. The total costs for the entire mall revamp is expected to be at least $200M.
The 2.4 million square foot mall, once the nations largest remains the second busiest in the nation in terms of foot traffic. For the the full story go to http://www.dailybreeze.com/article/zz/20130704/NEWS/130709036 Continue reading

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