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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 | 2018-06-26T20:55:40+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, and 30 percent of the jet fuel used at Los Angeles International Airport Creates jobs for nearly 1,000 workers and contractors Has a [...]

Torrance Teachers Recognized, Showcase STEAM Curriculum at Refinery Grant Ceremony

By | 2018-06-25T22:24:28+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Carr Elementary Teacher Sherry Nelson’s project entitled, “Virtual Reality, Here We Come” (Photo credit: John Matera) Torrance Refinery Manager Steve Steach and Board of Education Member Terry Ragins racing remote-controlled devices programmed by elementary school students (Photo credit: John Matera) “Robots, Coding, STEAM, Oh My!” – “Kinder Coding at Carr!” – “Virtual [...]

John J. Neu Leadership Academy Graduates Prepare for Next Chapter

By | 2018-06-25T22:55:41+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Many people find transitioning from eighth grade to high school to be challenging. However, this year’s John J. Neu Leadership Academy graduates are up to the task after completing an extensive leadership program designed to provide intervention and guidance in their journey into high school. The program, named after esteemed former Torrance Police Chief John Neu, [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

By | 2018-06-05T16:53:59+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, June 6, 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 [...]

Second Annual Cardboard Regatta Makes a Big Splash!

By | 2018-06-25T22:47:28+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Watercraft designing and building! Torrance Refinery volunteers with event coordinators Nancy Ton and Nazia Rashid Off to the races! More than 150 emerging female engineers from the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) put their skills to the test during the second annual “Cardboard Regatta” on June 1 at the school [...]

Refinery Sponsors Annual Torrance Fire Department Awards

By | 2018-06-25T23:13:09+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Torrance Refining Company LLC is proud to have sponsored this year’s Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce Torrance Fire Department (TFD) Appreciation and Awards event held on May 2. The event recognized civilians, staff and firefighters who demonstrated courage and a commitment to serve others through their actions, going above and beyond to save and make a [...]

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