North Torrance Neighborhood Association
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The NTNA now offers Associate Memberships for all citizens and businesses interested in supporting or participation in the NTNA. See how to join for further information.

The NTNA is also interested in helping local businesses grow so we've introduced a spotlight program with featured articles about our neighborhoods businesses. If you would like your business to be featured in our newsletter or website, send us a brief description promoting your business.

In addition to our featured articles we accept advertisers in our newsletters. E-mail or contact us to advertise your business with us:

North Torrance Neighborhood Association
PO Box 7218
Torrance, CA 90504
*All advertisements are subject to review and can be withdrawn by NTNA at anytime

Owner / Broker Neily Kline Realtors
Hundreds of Residential and Residential Income property sales
Over $100 + Million in Sales.
Masters Degree Admin 1975
Southbay / Beach cities resident for over 60 years.

Smile Cleaners

18270 Prairie Ave.

Torrance, CA 90504

Make sure to visit Smile Cleaners. They are located in the Prairie Plaza in the North Torrance area. According to reviewers from yelp, "Smile Cleaner's is one of my go-to dry cleaners in the South Bay. Service is superb. Owners are so friendly and accommodating!"

Red Wing Shoe Store

18533 Hawthorne Blvd.

Torrance, CA. 90504

Need a pair of work shoes, hunting boots, hiking boots or casual shoes?

Red Wing Shoe Store is the place for you. Located at the corner of Hawthorne Blvd. And 185th St., the store has been in at their current location for 9 years. They have been established in Torrance since 1967. They offer “old fashioned” good service.

The staff at Red Wing takes pride in being able to fit you with a comfortable work boot that will provide you with comfortable footwear for work. Although they primarily stock work boots they also have Heritage casual shoes, Vasque hiking boots and Irish Setter Hunting boots.

Store hours are: Sun. 10-4, Tues.-Fri. 9-8 and Sat. 9-6. Stop by and have Logan or one of her trained associates fit you for your most comfortable boot ever!

Evans Upholstery

A little slice of "old" Torrance still exists at Evans Upholstery Supply in North Torrance. There's a new paint job and new sign but step inside and the store looks like it did when the store was founded by Mr. Evans 48 years ago. Evans is strictly a supplier of upholstery fabrics and anything that you can think of that has to do with a reupholstering project. The store also re-foams cushions for boats, cars and furniture. The store has a varied selection of fabrics, trims, threads, Velcro, grommets, nails, zippers and even a button press used to recover buttons. There is the original scale still in use and still checked by the county for accuracy! They keep a varied selection of upholstery tools and will special order fabrics if you need. Evans can also refer you to an expert who will reupholster your item if you are not interested in doing it yourself. Stop by and see the friendly folks at Evans Upholstery.

They are open Mon-Sat from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM.EVANS UPHOLSTERY SUPPLY3015 Artesia Blvd., Torrance 90504310-323-8856

The Shaver Shop

The Shaver Shop, located in the Westgate Center on the Southeast Corner of Hawthorne and Artesia, is a family owned and operated business that has been located in Torrance since 1970. They specialize in hand sharpening all types of hair shears, clipper blades, trimmer blades and fabric scissors. They have in stock and sharpen kitchen knives and shears, work knives and Swiss Army knives.

They carry and impressive selection of electric shavers, shave sets, brushes, soaps and creams. They keep in stock replacement parts and repair all makes of electric razors. They even have almost extinct straight razors!

The Shaver Shop is open Monday - Friday, 10-6, Saturday 10-5 and closed on Sunday. Stop in and see Marcia and her family and shop around. They have all sorts of interesting shaving things and cool gifts for the hard to shop for.

RoadHouse Bar & Grill

The Roadhouse Bar & Grill has been open for about 4 years. They are located at 3103 W. 190th St., Torrance 90504, 310-323-6603. Owners Bill and Winkie have made the establishment an integral part of Torrance. They are life time members of the NTHA and contribute to the community through their support of the North Torrance High School Cheer and Football teams. They also support Cheer for Children, a non-profit organization that provides support for local children. The support the group by sponsoring an Easter gift card drive, a Summer back to school supplies drive and a Christmas toy drive. 

They have made a concentrated effort to provide a healthier menu at the Grill. They have a selection of vegetarian dishes, homemade salad dressings, salsa and refried beans all of which are wonderful! They also offer hand formed Angus Burger. 

There is a full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack menu available from 7AM to 9 PM daily. The bar is open from 6AM to 2AM and does not offer entertainment.

Expert Barbers 

The "old time" barbershop has not disappeared! It is located in North Torrance thriving and known as EXPERT BARBERS. Owners Wally Murray and Rob Whittler have two locations serving the North Torrance area. 

Their original shop at 18152 Crenshaw Blvd. has been in business for more than ten years. They have been providing haircuts, shaves, moustache trims and coloring for a very long time. The shop caters to all age and size customers. 

Their second location at 4005 West 182nd St., Torrance, 90504 opened approximately five months ago. Their staff is loyal, friendly and knowledgeable about all things hair. 

Both barbers Jesse and Lonnie have been with company for at least 3 years. Also on the staff is Phatara who cuts and styles women's hair.

EXPERT BARBERS will be holding their Grand Opening at the new store on 182nd St on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29th from 12:00 until closing. They will be offering $2.00 off all haircuts and are celebrating with complimentary food, beverages and children's activities. Plan on stopping by and saying Hi and maybe have your hair cut. 

EXPERT BARBERS is open Mon-Sat. from 10:00 to 7:00. Sundays are by appointment. Discounts are given to members of the Military, Police and Firefighters, Senior Citizens and Dad and Son Combos. Their website is and they can also be found on Twitter and Facebook. 

The motto of EXPERT BARBERS is Look Good, Feel Good and Live Good and Lonnie, Jess and Phatara are hoping you will stop by and let them help you look good. Plus they promise that the "old time" barbershop pole will be up by the Grand Opening.

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