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Hilton wins contested Carson election

Describing their actions as “political shenanigans,” Jim Dear, former long-time mayor of Carson, who on March 3 was elected city clerk, filed an exparte notice of intent to file a lawsuite earlier this week asking a judge to declare a ...

Students can still find summer educational offerings

Students looking to make-up credits, benefit from academic intervention, or explore summer enrichment learning can take advantage of enrollment opportunities at a number of schools throughout L.A. County.

Verbum Dei sends entire senior class off to college

For the eighth consecutive year, each graduating senior at Verbum Dei High in Watts has been accepted into a four-year college or university.

Ken Turner strengthens family bonds through sports

Ken Turner and sports go hand-in-hand. He has surrounded himself with athletics his entire life. From being a lifelong fan, to being an athlete himself, to coaching at the youth levels through college, sports has greatly impacted his life.

America recovers from its great baby recession

The number of births in the United States went up last year for the first time since 2007, according to an annual report by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics. The report found that there were 62.9 births for ...

Los Angeles is now largest city in America with $15 minimum wage

It's official: Los Angeles is now the largest city in America to guarantee workers at least $15 an hour.

Knight opens new office

Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) has opened a new district office in Santa Clarita, located at 26415 Carl Boyer Drive, Suite 220, just off Centre Pointe Park in Santa Clarita.

Veterans facilities provide safe, secure environment

The William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans Home of California-Lancaster continues to accept residents. The 60-bed facility is located at 45221 30th St. West in Lancaster.

AVTA debuts digital signs

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) has completed the installation of digital LED signs that are designed to display up-to-the-minute information about bus departures at its transportation centers in Lancaster and Palmdale.

Palmdale preparing for Special Olympics Delegations

The city of Palmdale is six weeks away from hosting its Special Olympics Delegations of athletes and coaches from Cyprus and St. Lucia as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program.

‘Drought shaming’ is latest method of becoming a star in Los Angeles

El Nino is gathering steam in the Pacific Ocean. Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) this week said they are leaning towards it being a strong event, the first really large Pacific storm to hit California since ...

Homeowners voice complaints about proposed bullet train

Hundreds of residents and some elected officials from communities across the San Fernando Valley this week descended on a meeting of the California High Speed Rail Authority, condemning a proposal to route the bullet train through their area.

Neighborhood Watch meeting on June 23

The city of Palmdale’s neighborhood services department, along with deputies from the Palmdale Sheriff’s station, will host a neighborhood watch orientation presentation on June 23 at 7 p.m. at the city council chamber, 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite B. The orientation ...

Ancient fossil discoveries abound in and around Southern California

Imagine beachfront property in Denver, Colo. That’s about the closest dry place if one were reading this article 65 million years ago. It doesn’t matter where in southern California you’re located; the entire landscape was submerged at least 550 to ...

Officer convicted in death of South L.A. woman, Alesia Thomas

A Los Angeles police officer was convicted on June 5 of assault by a public officer for kicking and shoving a handcuffed woman who later died.