The City of Torrance was honored for being a green city during an awards ceremony today.

Southern California Edison and the Climate Registry chose the City of Torrance as the 2016 Cool Planet Award Recipient in the large government and institutional sector for displaying exemplary leadership in energy and carbon management.

Jon Landis from the General Services Department and Danny Santana from the Community Development Department represented the City at the official acceptance ceremony today at the Huntington Library in San Marino. The recipients are honored with a plaque made out of recycled glass.