And now it’s time for some upcoming events …

  • Torrance Police officers will be taking part in Tip-A-Cop to benefit the Special Olympics. You can swing by Red Robin at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach on Thursday, Oct. 22 for some great food for a great cause. Officers will be serving food from 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Madrona Marsh will celebrate the preservation of nature as part of Making a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 24. Volunteers will get their hands dirty by planting and cleaning up the marsh. Participants are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and gloves. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at (310) 782-3989.
  • Shoppers get ready: Another store is opening up in the new wing at Del Amo Fashion Center. Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo opens this Friday. Oct. 23. The store is known for its inexpensive, but trendy casual wear.