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Are you bored or jealous of others' vacation pictures on social media? Do you often dream of planning one for you but complaint of insufficient time? Then, time has come to stop following others and liking their pictures and create some memories of yours. You don't need to do much brainstorming when you are already occupied with a lot of things to do. Torrance can rev your life up and ensure some memories that are irreplaceable and unforgettable till eternity. Why did we suggest this name at first place? This question can't be answered in one sentence as the city is marked with myriads of assets that serve as its driving forces. There is plenitude of its traits that make the city distinctive and let it outshine others in this era of cut-throat competition. Still to stub out your curiosity and confusion, we are sharing some of the unprecedented and intriguing facts about the city that can easily arouse the traveler residing inside you. Take a sneak peek.

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  • In 2004, Cranium, Inc. declared Torrance one of the top 30 Fun U.S. Cities.
  • Cork Oak is revered as city's tree.
  • Hybrid delphinium is revered as city's flower.
  • The city was incorporated in 1921.
  • The city has been ranked amongst the safest cities nestling in the Los Angeles County due to its low crime rate.
  • The American Youth Soccer Organization calls Torrance its birthplace.
  • The city is home to second-highest numbers of Japanese in the state of California.
  • The motto of the city is 'A Balanced City'.
  • The city was named after a real estate developer, i.e., Jared Sidney Torrance.
  • Gramercy was the first residential avenue established in the city.
  • Japanese automaker American Honda Motor Company is headquartered at Torrance.
  • American Honda Motor Co Inc. is the largest employer in the city.
  • The Del Amo Fashion Center nestling in Torrance is famed as one of the largest malls situated in the nation.
  • As per the 2016 Fundera study, Torrance was declared the 'Third Best City in the state for Small Businesses'.
  • The prominent bakery facility to King's Hawaiian is based in Torrance. It is the supreme brand of Hawaiian bread nestling in North America.
  • The first invisible or seamless bifocal was invented by Younger Optics which is based in Torrance. It is also famed as the 10th largest employer of the city.
  • Nijiya Market and Mitsuwa Marketplace are headquartered at Torrance.
  • The Armed Forces Day Parade held in Torrance on Armed Force Day every year is known to be the longest running military parade sponsored by any city.
  • The city is governed by council or manager type of government.
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