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Restaurants prepare new water rules

It’s an old practice that has been given new meaning in wake of the ongoing California drought. Years ago many restaurant chains along the West Coast decided to forgo placing a glass of water on the dining table, because it ...

Thompson joins transit board

Palmdale City Councilman Fred Thompson has joined the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) Board of Directors.

Parris lays out lofty goals during state-of-city address

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris recapped a number of innovative and environmentally-concious projects taking place in the city as part of his annual State of the City address.

Student Athlete of the Week

There are a number of interesting layers to Mousael Louis. The senior at Dorsey High School is of Haitian decent. She speaks English, French, and Haitian Creole fluently, and understands Spanish. She has a 4.2 grade point average while taking ...

Recreation and parks host adult sports league

Sports is typically played by children, as most people do not continue on to the college or professional ranks. People generally become spectators as family and work becomes the priority over finding glory on a field or court. And for ...

Hahn vies for Board of Supervisors

Democratic Rep. Janice Hahn, who was first elected to the House of Representatives only in 2011, announced Wednesday she will forgo another Congressional bid and run instead for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, saying ...

Local group presses Carson against drilling

Faced with the threat of oil drilling in Carson—and with the loss of the protection of a moratorium against all types of drilling—community leaders, organizations and residents have requested that Mayor Jim Dear and the city council consider protective measures ...

Hamilton prepares for decathlon

For most of the 59 teams that competed, the hours of studying in preparation for the 2015 Academic Decathlon in the Los Angeles Unified School District are done for the moment.

Mars One announces 100 candidates for Mars colony

There are doubts over the feasibility of the project, but "pioneers are always ridiculed," says Mars hopeful Alison Rigby Mars One: 'We're all going to die, but it's important what you do before you die' By Sarah Cruddas Mars One, ...

Palmdale man pleads guilty

A Palmdale man pleaded guilty this week to killing his ex-wife and four others and then setting a Quartz Hill home on fire during a 2008 rampage.

Lots of rain in the north, more pain in south

The great state divide continues. If it is not the Dodgers vs. the Giants—or apples vs. oranges—it’s something else like the weather threatening to further split the quality of life in the Golden State. Rainfall averages in practically every community ...

Leaf collection in Lancaster

The high winds that blew through the southland this week have resulted in Lancaster officials requesting that residents try to rake and trash as many fallen leaves as possible. Street sweepers, apparently, are often unable to complete their rounds because ...

Price coach Michael Lynch reaches 500 wins

Price High School boy’s basketball coach Michael Lynch continues to add to a historic resume, as he recently led his team to the 500th win during his tenure. Over the course of 19 years that he has served as the ...

NFL stadium project in Inglewood moving quickly

For professional football fans in the greater Los Angeles area, dreams of an NFL team returning could be on the verge of becoming a reality. Plans to build a stadium in Inglewood are moving very fast. Faster than a project ...

Tesoro workers on strike

The United Steelworkers (USW) union this week began picketing Tesoro’s Carson oil refinery and eight other such production facilities after contract negotiations broke down. It is the nation’s first strike of steelworkers in 35 years.