Street sweepers are working hard to make sure debris is removed from the curbside to avoid blocking any storm drains.
The Torrance Police Department also announced that it will not enforce street sweeping violations until Feb. 4, in order to help the crews as they clean-up. However, officials say they are still encouraging people to move their vehicles parked around debris to help the process move more quickly.
The Public Works Department also has their hands full as they continue to literally pick up the pieces after the weekend storm when they had several reports of downed trees.
Officials say the last time they had to deal with such a high volume of calls was 10 to 12 years ago. Monday alone, Public Works received 106 calls from residents to pick up trees. They got 114 other calls related to tree debris. The calls included reports of trees fallen in driveways, toppling onto cars and blocking intersections.
Crews have been working to remove trees that pose an immediate danger. They plan to work the rest of the week to keep up with the demands.
If you need to report a fallen tree, you can contact the Public Works Department at (310) 781-6900.