Holiday concerts in Palmdale

The Palmdale Playhouse is offering an assortment of holiday-themed concerts, continuing tomorrow evening with The Tony Capko Rockin’ Holiday Big Band. “Horns up” at 7 p.m. The band is comprised of some of the southlands finest musicians and offers spirited ...

Jury seated in corruption trial of former Sheriff Lee Baca

A jury of six men and six women was seated this week in the federal corruption trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. The selection of a dozen jurors, plus alternates, took two full days, with many of ...

Arraignment delayed for couple accused in stepsister killing

Arraignment was postponed this week for a couple charged with killing the woman’s stepsister—whose body was found in northern Los Angeles County this summer—and kidnapping her three children.

Hahn, Barger take new seats in county’s fourth, fifth districts

Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger were each sworn in this week as the new members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Their elections give the five-member panel a female majority and a decidedly progressive bent. Hahn and Barger ...

City urges local shopping

“Shop More in Lancaster” may do more than ease your gasoline bill. Merchants throughout the city attest that the yearly campaign has supported job creation, buffeted city coffers and has assisted in keeping money in the community.

It’s a ‘Magical BLVD Christmas’

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Lancaster as “A Magical BLVD Christmas” takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow on The BLVD between Beech and Genoa avenues.

Probe into infant death

Kern County Sheriff’s detectives launched an investigation this week into the circumstances surrounding the death of an infant girl in Rosamond.

Free yoga class tomorrow

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host at 1 p.m. tomorrow a free yoga session conducted by The Yoga Roots, a local exercise studio. Registration is required for the session.

Libraries host holiday fun

Public libraries in Santa Clarita this month have scheduled an assortment of holiday activities. Today from 2 to 3:30 p.m. visitors to the Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main St., can decorate cookies, while tomorrow from 1 to 3 p.m. ...

Supervisors hold first session with two new members

With two new members aboard, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors convened its first meeting with a super-majority of female members Tuesday, and the panel prepared to address a host of big-ticket issues, including a proposed tax hike to ...

Lacey begins new term

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey was sworn in this week for her second term and pledged to focus more attention on protecting children from neglect and abuse and addressing a growing epidemic of opioid abuse.

Black participation continues in Tournament of Roses Parade

Altadena’s Shannon Tracy Larsuel, 17, a senior at Mayfield Senior School, has been selected from the 1,000 young ladies who applied for the Rose Bowl Royal Court. Selected from a group of 34 finalists, the Royal Court will attend nearly ...

Reputed gang member charged with quadruple murder

A reputed gang member—who was on the FBI’s list of Ten Most Wanted fugitives—was set to be arraigned this week on capital murder charges for his alleged involvement in a shootout that left four men dead in South Los Angeles. ...

Carson eyeing post as head of HUD

As he continues his efforts to present a full slate of potential appointments President-elect Trump taps rival Dr. Ben Carsonfor cabinet post that has drawn the criticism of some in government.


Several prominent African-Americans and celebrities said that they supported President-Elect Donald Trump. Some even voted for him. Among the more well-known Black celebrities are rap superstar Kanye West and Jackson family patriarch Joseph Jackson.