AV Wall returns on Nov. 10

The AV Wall, a half-scale tribute to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., will return for display Nov. 10-15 at Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Make a call on Addams Family

The Palmdale Repertory Theater this weekend will present an original production of the popular Addams Family comedy at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. East. Performances tonight and tomorrow are at 8 p.m., with a Sunday matinee scheduled for 2 ...

Drought continues but residents prepared to conserve more water

The Southland is well-positioned to weather a sixth year of drought, Metropolitan Water District (MWD) officials said this week, but they warned that consumers and businesses still need to do their share to conserve.

Racist gang leader gets 15 years

A Mexican Mafia member who also headed a San Gabriel Valley gang that targeted Black victims was sentenced this week to 15 years in federal prison.

Mail ballots sent this week

Los Angeles County election officials said Tuesday they have begun mailing more than 1.8 million vote-by-mail ballots for the November election.

Committee OKs prison audit

Sen. Connie Leyva, (D-Chino) has championed the fight to have the Joint Legislative Audit Committee approve an independent audit of the suicides at the California Institution for Women (CIW).

Compton fined for sewage leaks

The city of Compton will pay more than $160,000 in fines to settle allegations that raw sewage and other pollutants were spilled into Compton Creek at least eight times from 2010 to 2013, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control ...

Junior welterweight champ succumbs to heart disease at 60

Aaron Pryor, whose aggressive, predatory pugilist style (earned him the nickname “Hawk”) which allowed him to claim the Junior Welterweight Championship and a spot in the International Boxing Hall of Fame, died in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, on Oct. ...

Police commission approves changes to shooting policy

The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday unanimously approved changes to the way the its police department handles police shootings, including increasing de-escalation training for officers and releasing more information about shootings sooner.

Thousands of seasonal jobs will be offered

Tomorrow amd Saturday, Target will host hiring events at its Los Angeles-area stores in order to help fill an estimated 70,000 (14,300 state wide) slots for the holiday season as well as 7,500 team members for its distribution and fulfillment ...

Gasoline prices gradually rise and fall

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped two-tenths of a cent today to $2.845, the fourth consecutive decrease following an eight-day streak of increases.

Man kills his mother during argument

A man was arrested today for allegedly pushing his mother out of a second-story window during an argument at an Van Nuys apartment building, resulting in her death, police said.

Steve Owen, decorated lawman, shot to death in Lancaster

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, having cut short a visit to Hawaii, returned to work yesterday following the shooting death of a decorated sergeant and 29-year veteran in the first slaying of an on-duty member of the sheriff’s department ...

Valve replacement project underway in Littlerock

The Southern California Gas Co. this week began a $3.4 million valve replacement and upgrade project at a natural gas valve station in Littlerock.

AB 32 marks 10 years as first anti-GHG law

The state that introduced the “car culture” to America—as well as the term “smog”—this week celebrated the 10th anniversary of an inspiring idea to reduce carbon levels in the atmosphere and make the future a little more habitable for its ...