Torrance, incorporated in 1921, covers 21 square miles and is home to 146,860 residents.
"The Hill" is 30 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles...
A coastline and beaches rivaling the most beautiful Mediterranean resorts.
Home styles vary from ocean front mansions to modest beach bungalows.
It's named for the Spanish word meaning “little knoll”.
Empty fields became 17,500 houses in less than three years.
Manhattan Beach is known as "The Pearl of L.A.'s South Bay".