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‘World Music for Kids’at Palmdale Playhouse

The city of Palmdale is accepting registration for its new program “World Music for Kids” underway through March 4 for children 3 to 6 years.

Roberta Flack sings at LPAC

Roberta Flack, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, will perform for one night only at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.

How to catch a glimpse of asteroid flyby

A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth. "Close," of course, is relative. The asteroid, called 2004 BL86 will come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about ...

AV College to offer four-year degree in airframe manufacturing technology

Antelope Valley College is one of nine southland community colleges that have received initial approval this week to develop four-year bachelor’s degree programs in subjects ranging from mortuary science to automotive technology and dental hygiene. Antelope Valley College will now ...

AFRL researcher teams with Nobel Laureate to enable new breed of rocket component materials

Air Force Research Library scientist Dr. Rusty Blanski recently teamed with Dr. Robert Grubbs, a Nobel Laureate from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to develop a groundbreaking new technology that could reduce erosion in metallic rocket components, reduce production ...

Jack Hanna at LPAC

America’s most famous animal expert and zookeeper, Jack Hanna, will appear tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.

New AV Teen Writer’s Group

The Palmdale City Library has announced the formation of the AV Teen Writer’s Group, in partnership with the Antelope Valley Writers Association, to give aspiring writers ages 13-17 a place to hone their craft.

Kingdom Day Parade draws thousands

South Los Angeles came alive as people of all ethnicities converged on Martin Luther King Blvd to celebrate the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade. The parade featured more than 3,000 participants, who rode on floats, marched, danced, displayed social and ...

Free ‘Selma’ screenings offered

As part of a nationwide effort to give more than 275,000 middle and high school students an opportunity to see the Academy Award-nominated film “Selma”, African American business leaders are raising funds to underwrite free tickets at 25 locations around ...

NASA takes new images of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA released new images Monday of the dwarf planet Ceres that hint at crater-like structures on the surface.

Is now the time to visit Russia?

Russia is rarely out of the headlines these days -- often for controversial reasons -- but does that mean it should be avoided by tourists?

The worms that invade your brain

Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body -- your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain. They leave doctors puzzled in their wake as they migrate and settle to feed on the body they're invading; a ...

Michael Moore explains snipers are 'cowards' tweet

Shortly after his tweet proclaiming "snipers aren't heroes" netted a barrage of criticism, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore tried to explain where that sentiment came from -- his war veteran father.

Several Disneyland employees diagnosed with measles

A spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency has confirmed that "several" Disneyland employees have been diagnosed with measles.

Southland honors King

Forty-seven years after his untimely death America is celebrating the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday with parades, special events and days of service. Locally a number of cities will mark the day.