Child porn arrests net Palmdale man, 10 others

A former Los Angeles city fire engineer who allegedly used Internet connections at fire stations to download child pornography was among 11 Southern California men arrested this week and charged with using file-sharing programs to trade child porn.

Court issues new Porter Ranch ruling

Porter Ranch-area residents displaced by the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak will be able to remain in temporary housing—at Southern California Gas Co. expense—until at least June 7, with a judge ruling today there is still uncertainty about the safety ...

Side Street Strutters Perform Tonight

Main Street—Disneyland style—is coming to Lancaster. The Side Street Strutters have been a mainstay at the Magic Kingdom for 22 years and they’ll bring their musical stylings to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center at 8 tonight

Knight backs L.A. Olympic bid

Rep. Steve Knight of Palmdale was among a number of southland politicians who applauded a bipartisan resolution on Capitol Hill to bring the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games to Los Angeles

ALDI Opens in Palmdale

German discount supermarket chain Aldi has opened 10 Southern California stores, including a location at 740 W. Rancho Vista Blvd. in Palmdale

Monday giveaways at The Hangar

The Lancaster JetHawks are celebrating their 20th anniversary season with the inaugural “20th Anniversary Monday” series of special events at the Hangar. There will be six special events this season featuring “throwback” ticket prices, various promotions, music and lots of ...

Unusual delay in kidnap sentence

A man convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two 15-year-old girls about three weeks apart last year in Lancaster refused to leave his cell Thursday, forcing a delay of his sentencing. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Henry J. Hall noted ...

Local preps receive academic honor

More than 500 high school students from throughout the Antelope Valley were honored recently for their academic achievements at the 15th annual 4.0 Student Recognition Celebration.

Wednesday was ‘Denim Day’ in fight against sexual assault

City of Palmdale employees wore denim on Wednesday in support of the 17th annual Denim Day, a cause to raise awareness about sexual assault and to show support for survivors. The campaign was presented by Peace Over Violence, a non-profit ...

Free Recycling Event Tomorrow

The city of Lancaster, in collaboration with CalRecycle, will host tomorrow a free used oil and electronic waste (e-waste) collection event. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the city’s maintenance yard, 615 W. Avenue H

Lancaster Kidnappings

Sentencing is set today for a 42-year-old man who was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two 15-year-old girls about three weeks apart last year in Lancaster.

Sheriff Caught sending derogatory racial emails

A top Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department official forwarded emails with jokes containing derogatory stereotypes of Muslims, blacks, Latinos, women and others from his work account during his previous job with the Burbank Police Department, it was reported today.

4 People Injured in Planet Fitness Car Crash

Four people inside a Planet Fitness were seriously injured today when a car crashed through the front of the Torrance gym.

Rash of 7-11 Robberies

Santa Ana police today released surveillance video images of suspects involved in a rash of 7-Eleven store robberies in Santa Ana.

Reward for Information

Police released surveillance footage today in hopes of generating tips that lead to three suspects who attacked and fatally stabbed a 23-year-old in the Westlake district of Los Angeles