Torrance Refinery Welcomes Neighbors during Open House

By |2018-12-05T18:27:21+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

The Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) welcomed more than 400 community visitors to the Torrance Refinery for the company’s Open House on September 29th. Upon arrival, guests were welcomed by employee and family volunteers, including the Refinery’s Fire Brigade, whose fire trucks and emergency preparedness equipment were on display (pictured above). Next, guests entered the Refinery [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on October 3, 2018

By |2018-10-02T18:08:26+00:00October 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 [...]

Torrance Refinery Visits TorBots Team 1197

By |2018-11-20T17:01:22+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Meet “Torpedo” (pictured above), the 2018 competition robot designed and built by members of the South High Torrance Robotics (TorBots) after-school club. Each year, students participating in TorBots design and build a robot to compete in robotics tournaments during which the team puts its robot to the test against other teams’ inventions in points-based games. Typically, [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on September 5, 2018

By |2018-09-04T19:41:40+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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 [...]