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Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

By |2018-12-04T17:44:35+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

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

Torrance Refinery Committee Announces Winners of Teacher’s Grants

By |2018-11-30T22:17:40+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

The Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) is pleased to once again provide $100,000 to support teachers in the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) through the company’s “Innovation Education Grant Program (IEGP).” This unique program seeks to enhance curricula in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, commonly known as STEAM. A grant-selection committee comprising Torrance Refinery employee [...]

Torrance Refinery Sponsors, Participates in Annual Torrance Turkey Trot

By |2018-11-30T22:17:58+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

With enthusiasm, the Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) once again sponsored and participated in the annual City of Torrance Turkey Trot. This year marked the 39th anniversary of the event, which is hosted by the City of Torrance Community Services Department on Thanksgiving Day morning. The Torrance Refinery Turkey Trot Team (pictured above), comprising Refinery employees, [...]

Refinery Volunteers Support Veterans Day Assembly at Seaside Elementary

By |2018-11-16T17:33:09+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) was proud to partner with Seaside Elementary School once again in the Torrance school’s annual Veterans Day Assembly on November 9, 2018. Seaside’s students led a wonderful program to thank for their service several dozen veterans who attended the event, many of whom were relatives of the students. Seaside students [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on November 7, 2018

By |2018-10-02T18:07:55+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, November 7, 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 [...]

Torrance Refinery Receives 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles

By |2018-11-28T16:44:05+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

From left to right: Allan Colman (MMCC), Valerie Goodman (MMCC), Barbara Graham (TORC), Brandon Matson (TORC), and Nelson Flaniken (Torrance Logistics Company) (Photo credit: MMCC) The Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles (MMCC) is the only year-round marine mammal rehabilitation facility in Los Angeles County and one of the busiest centers in the country, [...]

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, [...]