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Court decision expected on challenge to Torrance refinery restart

Court decision expected Monday on challenge to ExxonMobil refinery restart Closure of the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance on Monday hasn´t helped gas prices that have finally begin to shoot back up. Average retail gasoline prices in Los Angeles have risen 17.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.84/g, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,135 gas outlets in Los Angeles. Chuck Bennett/Staff Photographer By Nick Green, Daily Breeze Posted: 04/29/16, 7:55 PM PDT | Updated: 26 secs ago 0 Comments A Los Angeles Superior Court judge will decide Monday whether to allow ExxonMobil to fire up its Torrance refinery in violation of emission limits or bow to an environmental group that filed suit to block the long-awaited plant restart.
The Refinery Safety Network — the third community group to spring up since a February 2015 explosion crippled ExxonMobil’s ability to refine gasoline — filed the lawsuit Wednesday to halt the resumption of gasoline refining.
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This attachment is an update on the ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) and associated equipment restart status. John Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA)
Download ExxonMobil FCCU Restart Status Update 4 15 2016 AQMD

Weekly Crime Report for Southeast Torrance

This report is for Sunday, April 3, 2016 through Saturday, April 9, 2016. 41 items were listed on the weekly report. RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES There were 3 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. 1 each in North Torrance, Hollywood Riviera and Southwood. AUTO BURGLARIES There were 14 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. 8 were during daylight hours and 6 when it was dark.  4 vehicles were unlocked and windows were smashed for entry in 3 vehicles. This is a list of the items stolen from the vehicles. Third Row Seat, Duffel, Back Braces, Blanket,  Backpacks, Registration, Insurance, Vehicle Battery, Clothes, Shoes, Gloves, Ammunition, MP3, Tools, Stereos and Three Purses. AUTO THEFT There were 2 vehicles stolen in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. John Bailey, President SETHA

Weekly Crime Report for Southeast Torrance

This report is for Sunday, March 27, 2016 through Saturday, April 2, 2016. There were a total of 44 incidents listed on the attached report. RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES There were 4 in Torrance.  1 each in Southeast Torrance, Walteria, Seaside Ranchos and Central Torrance. 3/31/16 Noon to 4/3/16 8:30 AM         2400 Block 237th St (Pennsylvania Ave) (Southeast Torrance) Window screen removed for entry.  House ransacked and no additional information. 4/2/16  4:20 PM to 4/3/16 1:07 AM     24200 Ward St (Walteria) Sliding glass door pried open for entry.  House ransacked with jewelry, watch and duffle bag stolen. 3/27/16 1PM to 7PM                             2500 Block Lesserman St  (Central Torrance) Two window screens removed and attempt was made to open window.  No entry, no loss. 3/27/16  3:21PM                                    5300 Clearsite St (Seaside Ranchos) Window screen cut and removed to gain entry through window.  Suspect stages property to take but flees without …