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Shuttle carrier on display

The second of NASA’s two modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft is open for public display at Joe Davies Heritage Airpark in Palmdale. The early-model airliner, once used to carry the space shuttle “piggy-back style” back to Florida when it ...

Carson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with music and festivity

Grammy Award Winner Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea takes centerstage as the City of Carson presents the first Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the city.

Poncho Sanchez to lead Carson’s Jazz Festival line-up September 27

Three-decade leader and legend of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms, Poncho Sanchez, lead the line-up for the City of Carson’s annual Jazz Festival scheduled for September 27.

Robin Thicke says he was high during ‘Blurred Lines’

Robin Thicke said in a deposition unsealed Tuesday that he had been high on drugs and alcohol and was mostly absent during the composition of the global hit “Blurred Lines,” which is the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit in ...

Music, mysticism, and the Mississippi:

Memphis, Tenn. occupies a unique place in the folklore and musical legacy of America, as demonstrated by the cultural traditions of its two foremost landmarks: Beale Street and Graceland. Its pre- eminent status as an incubator for Blues, Gospel, Jazz, ...

This gadget can knock drones and Google Glass offline

Bothered by gadgets like Google Glass that can, theoretically, be used to snoop on you in public? Then why not get your own gadget that can knock them all offline?

Netflix will show perpetual 'loading' symbol Wednesday

Your Internet won't be any slower than usual on Wednesday, but it might look like it is.

Santa Clarita’s Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance scheduled

The city of Santa Clarita will host the ninth annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance on Wednesday, Sept.10 at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. The event will begin with the inaugural Walk of Remembrance at 6:45 p.m., ...

Lancaster accepting applications for Youth Commission

The city of Lancaster is currently accepting applications from local high school students who are interested in serving on this year’s Lancaster Youth Commission.

Hollywood has new filmmakers

A colleague recently bemoaned the fact that Black films suffer from a limited outlay of subject matter. Once you get past the repetitive yarns of “gangsta” stories and urban melodramas, the “chick flicks” and redundant romances, and so forth, there ...

Multi-talented filmmaker William Greaves dies

William Greaves, an Emmy-winning filmmaker who made more than 200 documentaries and several groundbreaking experimental films in a career spanning seven decades, died Aug. 25 at the age of 87 in Manhattan, N.Y.

Lancaster hosts ‘Celebrate America’ in honor of military service personnel

The city of Lancaster’s fifth Celebrate America on the BLVD, an annual patriotic party and military tribute, will take place in downtown Lancaster on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Free admission for teachers at DryTown Water Park

Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park, located at 3850-B East Avenue S, is offering free admission to teachers during September. “To show our appreciation for all our teachers do, we’re offering them free admission in September,

Palmdale couple to be arraigned for toddler’s beating

A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend are set to be arraigned next month on charges stemming from the beating of her 22-month-old son.

Game Changer: HellaChella debuts as first of its kind pop-up festival

Premiering as a first of its kind pop-up festival in the San Fernando Valley, a varied group of multitalented individuals came together to make the inaugural HellaChella Music Festival a monumental success.

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