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412, 2018

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

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 followsOne-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 to note that the “siren” tone carries a greater distance. It may be heard in areas beyond the reach of the “chime.”

During a real emergency, when you hear the sirens“Shelter. Shut. Listen.”

Shelter in Place means to:

If at home/outdoors:

  1. Go indoors;
  2. Close all vents, windows and doors;
  3. Listen for instructions on local cable and radio.

If driving:

  1. Continue driving;
  2. Close windows and vents;
  3. Turn your radio to 1620 AM CitiSOUNDS.

If in a parked car:

  1. DO NOT start the engine;
  2. Close windows and vents;
  3. Turn your radio to 1620 AM CitiSOUNDS.

Listen for the “chimes” sound that will signal the “all clear.

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611, 2018

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on November 7, 2018

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 followsOne-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 to note that the “siren” tone carries a greater distance. It may be heard in areas beyond the reach of the “chime.”

During a real emergency, when you hear the sirens“Shelter. Shut. Listen.”

Shelter in Place means to:

If at home/outdoors:

  1. Go indoors;
  2. Close all vents, windows and doors;
  3. Listen for instructions on local cable and radio.

If driving:

  1. Continue driving;
  2. Close windows and vents;
  3. Turn your radio to 1620 AM CitiSOUNDS.

If in a parked car:

  1. DO NOT start the engine;
  2. Close windows and vents;
  3. Turn your radio to 1620 AM CitiSOUNDS.

Listen for the “chimes” sound that will signal the “all clear.

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Torrance Refinery Sponsors Summer Fest to Support Local Youth Leadership Program

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 [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|0 Comments

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

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, [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|0 Comments

Torrance Teachers Recognized, Showcase STEAM Curriculum at Refinery Grant Ceremony

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 |June 11th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|0 Comments

John J. Neu Leadership Academy Graduates Prepare for Next Chapter

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 [...]

By |June 8th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|0 Comments