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‘Safe schools’ improvement plan

The Lancaster Planning Commission has been reviewing a number of high-profile projects during the past few months. In November, the commission reviewed the Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Home Ordinance, subsequently recommending it to the city council for further study and ...

Officials urge pet licensing; more dog parks approved

Animal care and control field officers this week traveled through the streets and parks of Palmdale, Llano, Pearblossom and Littlerock to enforce pet licensing and spay/neuter laws. Dog and cat owners in unincorporated areas of the county are required to ...

Search for missing hiker, senior from Lancaster

Authorities this week sought public help to find a man who went missing nearly a year ago when he said he was going hiking in the Angeles National Forest. Michael Patrick Flynn, 63, is White, 5-feet-4 inches tall, weighs 145 ...

Measure H gets final approval

Measure H, a quarter-cent Los Angeles County sales tax voted on the March 7 ballot to fund anti-homelessness programs, maintained the two-thirds majority needed for approval in a final ballot tally released this week.

Social workers ordered to trial involving death of Palmdale boy

Two former social workers and their supervisors were ordered this week to stand trial on falsifying records and child abuse charges involving the death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy whose mother and then-boyfriend are charged with his murder. The social ...

Rain shouldn’t halt water conservation

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is continuing its campaign to remind residents that water conservation should remain a part of their daily lives.

Trace Adkins at The Amp

Trace Adkins will appear Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. at the Palmdale Amphitheater. Adkins is one of the most popular artists on the country music circuit. He has powered countless hits to the top of the charts having sold ...

Fashion makeover for LASD

The Sheriff’s Department is spending $300,000 on items it says will make deputies look more professional in their jobs and could help make them safer, but the deputy’s union is not impressed. The taxpayer dollars won’t go toward tools such ...

New honor for Ridley-Thomas

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will join a list of luminaries on May 12 when he receives an honorary degree during the 2017 graduation ceremony at USC. The university announced this week that Thomas will join comedy star Will ...

Plans released for Queen Mary Island

The city’s iconic Queen Mary would become the centerpiece of “Queen Mary Island,” a 65-acre entertainment complex that would include California’s first indoor ice climbing wall, surfing, canyoning, skydiving, zip lining, and a trampoline park, according to plans released this ...

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Street closure for falsework on Hornet Way at Imperial Hwy. Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will continue a full northbound and southbound street closure of Hornet Way at Imperial Hwy through March 24, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday through ...

Chuck Berry taught world the meaning of rock ‘n roll

By now, all of the accolades and applause have been afforded to the late Chuck Berry. The man who more than any other musician put a stamp on rock ‘n roll music died last weekend at his Wentzville, Mo. home ...

Vallejo School Board Fires Black Female Superintendent, Offers No Reasons

The Vallejo City Unified School District Board of Education in a 3-2 vote opted to fire Superintendent Dr. Ramona Bishop during its March 15 board meeting. Exercising the “no cause” clause of Bishop’s contract, Vallejo School Board Trustees offered little ...

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers

No matter how often teenagers are told to drive safely, some might not heed that advice until they are involved in a crash, new research suggests. The study included 254 teens, ages 16 and 17, who were participating in a ...

Probation officer in ‘beat down’; another accused of lewd acts

A supervising deputy probation officer accused of ordering an attack by other officers on a teenage boy at a juvenile hall in Sylmar pleaded not guilty this week to a felony assault charge. Timothy Boundy, 41, pleaded not guilty yesterday ...

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