Born on August 13, 1926 out of wedlock on his father’s sugarcane farm in the third world nation of Cuba, Fidel Castro grew up to attend and study law at the University of Havana. It wasn’t long before he became ...

Becerra seat soon to be open

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar today took himself out of the running to fill the congressional seat expected to be vacated by Rep. Xavier Becerra's appointment as state attorney general, while state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, ...

Star Wars film to cause traffic problems

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - The newest "Star Wars" film will be causing traffic problems long before it hits theaters.

Tarzana shooting death

TARZANA (CNS) - A man was arrested today for allegedly fatally shooting a woman in Tarzana after driving her to a dirt trail to test-fire his handgun, police said.

Former engineer makes plea

A former assistant engineer for the city of Santa Clarita pleaded no contest this week to embezzling more than half a million dollars and was sentenced to four years in prison.

Memorial fund for teen

A memorial fund has been established to help cover funeral and burial costs for Jazmin Veronica Hernandez, the 19-year-old who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Palmdale.

‘Nutcracker’ set for Sunday

The Palmdale Junior Ballet and Theater Dance will present the “The Nutcracker Story and Christmas Celebration” on Dec. 4 at the Palmdale Playhouse. Showtime is at 7 p.m.

Elections chief: ‘No fraud here’

Los Angeles County’s elections chief this week denounced allegations by President-elect Donald Trump of widespread election fraud, calling it a “broad brush” accusation without substantiation that threatens to undermine public confidence in the system.

Authorities condemn Muslim hate

Law enforcement authorities and Muslim community leaders this week condemned a series of letters sent to area mosques denouncing Muslims and warning of a pending “cleansing” of America under President Donald Trump. Local officials urged anyone who receives such a ...

'British Invasion' now at MOAH

A unique exhibition for art lovers is on display through Jan. 22, 2017 at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH). And while the exhibit is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the British Pop music sound in ...

New aerospace bill signed; a boost for Virgin Galactic

Whether it was building a rocket to the moon, or welcoming the space shuttle home, the Antelope Valley is the certified aerospace capitol of the world. In further promotion of commercial space flight, President Barack Obama this week signed into ...

Be safe during the holidays

The city of Lancaster urges residents to be mindful of their safety and belongings during the holiday season. Officials suggest a number of precautions the community can take to proactively guard against theft and robbery over the next month, specifically ...

Cold snap through tomorrow

Los Angeles County health officials warned Antelope Valley residents this week to take precautions against a cold snap forecast through Saturday. Wind-chill temperatures are expected to be below freezing in the area.

Jury urged to fault Walmart in malfunction of car tire

A lawyer for a family that lost its patriarch in a rollover crash in 2012 urged a jury this week to find Wal-Mart Stores Inc. liable for the Lancaster man’s death, arguing employees should have recommended the replacement of a ...

No review for sex offender

The California Supreme Court has refused to review the case against a registered sex offender who was convicted last year of sex-related charges involving two girls in Palmdale.