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Two Cats Missing After House Fire in Southeast Torrance

These two cats were not found after the house fire in the home on 236th Street between Arlington and Cabrillo on Monday morning. Gracie is the grey and white cat and Minnie is the black and white cat.  They were house cats and would venture outside in the back yard only.If you have seen them, please send an email to SoutheastTorranceHOA@yahoo.com so we can notify the owner. John Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA)

New 28 Unit Hotel in Southeast Torrance Continued Indefinitely by City Council

The Torrance City Council voted to continue the matter for the reduced 28 unit hotel indefinitely to a date to be determined.
The Planning Commission previously denied a Conditional Use Permit for a 34 unit hotel to be located at 2320 Sepulveda Blvd in Southeast Torrance. http://torrance.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=8&clip_id=13488&meta_id=291203
MOTION:Moved by Councilmember Chen, seconded by Councilmember Mattucci continue the matter indefinitely to a date to be determined. VOTE:Motion carried 6-0.
Councilmember Herring left the dais at 8:17 p.m. and rejoined the meeting at 9:05 p.m. John Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA)

Proposed New Hotel in Southeast Torrance May Get Rejected Again

The Torrance City Council will meet on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7 PM in the City Council Chambers for a consideration of an appeal of a Planning Commission denial of a Conditional Use Permit to allow a new 28-suite hotel in the C-3 zone at 2320 Sepulveda Blvd.
Recommendation of the Planning Commission and Community Development Director that City Council deny the appeal and adopt a RESOLUTION denying without prejudice a Conditional Use Permit to allow a new 28-suite hotel on property located in the C-3 Zone at 2320 Sepulveda Boulevard. Link to the agenda item including the reasons for the recommendation to deny issuing a CUP for the new hotel. http://torrance.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=8&event_id=7190&meta_id=290858 John Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA)

Weekly Crime Report 10 7 18 to 10 13 18 and Update on the new Wendy's coming to SE Torrance

This report is for Sunday, October 7th through Saturday, October 13, 2018.
34 incidents on the log.  Link to the complete Torrance PD Weekly Crime Log. https://www.torranceca.gov/home/showdocument?id=44890 RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES There was 1 in North Torrance. AUTO BURGLARIES There were 15 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance.  AUTO THEFT There were 3 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. ATTEMPTED AUTO THEFT There were 4 attempts in Torrance and 1 in Southeast Torrance. 10 13 18    8 AM to 10 14 18   9 AM     23200 Pennsylvania Avenue                   Attempt to steal 2002 Chevrolet Silverado THEFT 5 thefts reported in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. No reports of porch piracy. WENDY’S PROJECT AT SEPULVEDA BLVD AND PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE (The site of the Old El Paso Cantina) The Torrance Planning Commission voted to approve the Wendy’s Project without the installation of a new traffic signal on Sepulveda Blvd at Pennsylvania Avenue at their October 17th meeting. John Bai…

Weekly Crime Report for 9 30 18 to 10 6 18

This report is for Sunday, September 30, 2018 through Saturday, October 6th, 2018.
60 items in the Weekly Crime Log.  Link to the complete Torrance Police Log: https://www.torranceca.gov/home/showdocument?id=44686 RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES There were 3 in Torrance including 1 each in Southeast Torrance, Hollywood Riviera and North Torrance. 10 5 18     Friday   8:17 PM   Southeast Torrance 1900 Block 237th Place            Front door kicked in, property ransacked, unknown loss. 10 6 18     Saturday 2 PM     Hollywood Riviera    500 Block Palos Verdes Blvd    Suspect poses as city worker needing access to victims rear yard, distracts her and accomplice entered residence taking safe and cash. 9 30 18    Sunday 5:30 PM   North Torrance        3900 Block 182nd Street          Attempt to force open door failed.  no entry, no loss. AUTO BURGLARIES There were 15 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. 3 were in the Crossroad Shopping Center. AUTO THEFT There were 6 in Torrance and none in South…