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Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on October 3, 2018

By | 2018-10-02T18:08:26+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.) THIS IS ONLY A TEST !   The monthly test is described as follows: One-minute “all-clear chimes” will precede and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important to [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on September 5, 2018

By | 2018-09-04T19:41:40+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.) THIS IS ONLY A TEST !   The monthly test is described as follows: One-minute “all-clear chimes” will preced e and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important [...]

Summer Fun at the South Coast Botanic Garden!

By | 2018-08-30T17:38:34+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

The Tapia family facilitating the "Build a Gnome Home" station "Pollinator Party” – "Hoot and H’Owl" – “Squirrel Mania” – these are just a few of the clever themes created by the South Coast Botanic Garden for its monthly Kids Club program. Once a month, families navigate through the beautiful 87-acre garden located in [...]

Torrance Refinery Sponsors Summer Fest to Support Local Youth Leadership Program

By | 2018-08-30T17:12:22+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

The Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation held its second annual “Summer Fest” event to raise funds for the chamber’s “Leadership, Exploration and Development” (LEAD) program. This seven-month program provides Torrance area high school sophomores the opportunity to visit local businesses, educational institutions, and non-profits throughout the South Bay to help them explore career options and [...]

Torrance Refinery Hosts 28th Annual Summer Jobs Program for Torrance Students

By | 2018-08-30T17:06:04+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

YDP student participating in a mock interview with a Torrance refinery employee volunteer For many students in the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) summer vacation is a time to go to the beach, hang out with friends, and get away from the daily routine of classes. But for 30 local students selected to participate [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on August 1, 2018

By | 2018-07-30T20:08:10+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.) THIS IS ONLY A TEST ! The monthly test is described as follows: One-minute “all-clear chimes” will precede and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important to note [...]

Employee Spotlight: Meet Mike Mitchell Jr.

By | 2018-07-10T19:58:29+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

Mike Mitchell Jr., affectionately known as “Mitch” to his friends and colleagues, works as a Process Safety Representative for the Refinery’s United Steel Workers (USW) Local 675, which represents certain Operations and Maintenance employees at Torrance Refinery. Mitch and his family have a long history with the Torrance Refinery, as he is a fourth generation employee. [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

By | 2018-06-29T16:52:54+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.) THIS IS ONLY A TEST ! The monthly test is described as follows: One-minute “all-clear chimes” will precede and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important to note [...]

Crenshaw/Del Amo Barriers Testing Scheduled for June 27

By | 2018-06-22T23:17:14+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The Torrance Refinery and City of Torrance will activate a test of the Crenshaw and Del Amo Barriers on Wednesday, June 27.  The Crenshaw/Del Amo Barriers are a safety tool designed to protect drivers in case of an emergency. This is a periodic test, which we conduct to ensure the barriers are functioning as intended. During [...]

Torrance Refinery “Did you know?”

By | 2018-08-29T23:39:51+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

Did you know that the Torrance Refinery… Started operations in the city of Torrance in 1929 – we turn 90 next year! Provides 20 percent of the gasoline used by Southern California motorists Provides a very significant amount of the jet and marine diesel fuels used at Los Angeles International Airport and the Ports of Los [...]

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