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Weekly Crime Report, 8-18 to 8-24, 2019 and More

 This report is for Sunday, August 18, 2019 through Saturday, August 24,2019.
There are 46 incidents listed in the Torrance Police Department Weekly Crime Log at:
There were 3 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance.
2 in West Torrance and 1 in North Torrance.
There were 5 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance.
2 in North Torrance and 1 each in Hillside, Southwood Riviera and Madrona areas.
There were 6 in Torrance and 1 in Southeast Torrance.
8 21 10:30 pm to 8 22  8:30 am  23700 Western Avenue (Trailer Park)  Stolen 91 Honda Civic
13 incidents in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance.
No incidents of porch piracy.
CITY COUNCIL ACTION on Tuesday, August 27th
A proposed new 46-unit apartment complex of two 3-story buildings at 18021-18141 Western Avenue was continued to an uncertain date at the request of the developer.  The site has been vacant for approximately 14 years and was previously a meat market.
The City Council approved the purchase and installation of new playground and fitness at Sur La Brea Park, 23610 Cabrillo Avenue, in Southeast Torrance.  Construction is slated during the period from September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.
The City Council approved a recommendation of the City Attorney for proposed amendments to the City Charter including changing the City Clerk from elected to appointed and changing the City Treasure from elected to appointed.  The next public hearing on the proposed amendment changes will be Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION on Wednesday, August 21st
A Conditional  Use Permit was approved to allow the operation of a bakery restaurant on the property at 2404 Sepulveda Blvd which is at the southwest corner of Sepulveda Blvd and Pennsylvania Ave adjacent to Wendy’s.
Due to the Labor Day holiday, trash pickup, in Southeast Torrance, will be on Friday, September 6th, one day later than usual.
Rob Robertson, Operations Supervisor – Hof’s Hut sent this message.
“ We are currently on pace for an end of September reopening. 
Please stay tuned to our social media and/or website for more information as it becomes available.
We look forward to serving you soon.”
John Bailey, President
Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA)


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