Annual California Poppy Festival set for April 26-27 in Lancaster

On April 26-27, the 23rd Annual California Poppy Festival will deliver two days of music, art, food and fun with “incredible energy and beautiful weather” at Lancaster City Park, 43011 N. 10th Street West, Lancaster. The festival will feature performers, ...

‘Showtime’ fondly recalls Lakers’ championship years

When Earvin “Magic” Johnson abruptly changed Jack Kent Cooke’s lunch menu, a new era of Los Angeles Lakers basketball had begun. By then, the eccentric sports mogul had turned over the keys to his Fabulous Forum to Dr. Jerry Buss ...

LPAC prepares for Jukebox Saturday Night

The Lancaster Performing Arts Center (LPAC) Foundation will host Jukebox Saturday Night, its fourth annual gala and grand auction Saturday, June 7, at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the gala, sponsored by Gene Wheeler Farms Inc., will go toward the foundation’s ...

Rapper Andre Johnson severs penis, jumps off building, but survives

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif - A 40-year-old rapper known as “Christ Bearer” sliced off his penis and jumped from the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood apartment today, but survived what was believed to be a suicide attempt.

The ever-changing dynamic of the Hip Hop audience

Hip hop has come a long way since its inception in the early 1980s. Originally seen as a primarily Black phenomenon, Hip Hop had a strong influence on the Black culture and it was easy for the Black population to ...

DeShai Cole: Forgiveness and Triumph

Taking the industry by storm DeShai Cole does it all. A radio show host, sex and relationship consultant, and beauty maven, Cole is motivated to empower women of all ages, all around the world.

‘Springfest’ tomorrow in Palmdale

The popular Children’s Spring Fest & Egg Hunt will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palmdale Amphitheater. It is free and open to kids ages two through 12.

April is Austism Awareness Month

At last week’s city council meeting, during a presentation by Councilmember Sandra Johnson, the city of Lancaster announced that it will observe Autism Awareness Month this April.

The Internet's best April Fools gags

A new digital map helps you find the Pokemon among us. YouTube made a shocking confession, Samsung and HTC advanced the world of wearable tech with souped-up gloves and you'll never have to take another lonely selfie, thanks to The ...

‘The White House for Kids: A History of a Home, Office, and National Symbol’

Your parents grumble a lot about politics.

‘Mama’s Fabric’ exhibit wraps at Palmdale Playhouse this weekend

Art lovers have one more week to view “Mama’s Fabric: Weaving America Together,” an art exhibit on display at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th Street East in Palmdale.

‘Hair’ comes to LPAC this Sunday

The popular 1960s musical Hair will be performed on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center (LPAC), 750 W. Lancaster Blvd.

Brittany Murphy's final film being released

Four years after Brittany Murphy's unexpected death, her last film is being released.

‘Fahrenheit 451’ comes to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center

With its skill at creating innovative and modern productions of great works of literature, New York’s “classical trained, modernly hip” Aquila Theatre brings new life to Ray Bradbury’s visionary parable of a society gone awry, “Fahrenheit 451,” to the Lancaster ...

‘Living Safely, Aging Well’

The third step from the bottom squeaks when you tread on it—which is something you tried to remember when you snuck in after curfew.