South Bay Municipal Court Judge Thomas P. Foye, who has served on the bench for 17 years, announced that he will retire July 15.
Foye, 67, served as presiding judge of the court twice during his tenure. A private attorney before being appointed a judge, Foye was a Manhattan Beach city councilman from 1953 to 1957 and served as mayor for two of those years.
Foye, who lives in Rolling Hills, said his future plans include playing golf and traveling.
Inglewood high school juniors Jeff Preyer, Ralph Pettiford, Jacqueline Jones and Martha Lasso will represent Inglewood schools in a youth exchange program in Pedavena, Italy.
Arlington School fifth grader Eric Ryke of Torrance has been awarded the grand prize in the Torrance Crime Prevention Poster Contest. First-prize winners are Bobby Brown of Arlington School, Tim Mull of Seaside School, and Kevin Jones of Fern Avenue School. Their posters were selected from more than 500 entries.