Council motion crack down on area illegal pot shops

With hundreds of illegal cannabis shops believed to be operating in Los Angeles, City..

Be sure to register to vote: ‘We owe it to our elders’

On my Facebook page the other day, I saw a post from my smiling 50-something daughter, Pia , urging followers to...

The mean streets of “The Wire,” are revisited in “Charm City” 

“Charm City” may well be the most beautifully shot documentary in recent memory, courtesy of..

Schools witness racial incidents despite increased campus diversity

Last month, students at Escondido High School decided to play a prank by using letters on..

Southern California Edison advises you prepare now for emergencies

When Anna Campos learned a recent extended maintenance outage would leave her and her husband..

Beyond the Rhetoric

I attended an Economic Summit at the White House two weeks ago. It was an uncommonly..

Practical Politics

In his new sit-com on CBS, Cedric the Entertainer plays a Black version of an Archie Bunker-type character dealing..

Lancaster, Sheriff Boosters launch city safety campaign

The city of Lancaster and the Lancaster Sheriff Boosters are pleased to announce the launch of..

Two deputies injured in workplace scuffle

A sheriff’s sergeant and deputy were slightly injured this week in Newhall while detaining a woman..

McDonnell joins attorney general in illegal weapons crack down

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra..

Jail reform measure will appear on 2020 ballot

A bid to grant subpoena power to the watchdog commission that oversees the Los Angeles..

‘Promise’ initiative in Palmdale improving classroom results

The official results of the spring administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessments in English..

Accountant charged with stealing from Girl Scouts

A certified public accountant charged with embezzling more than $93,000 from two Girl Scouts..

Palmdale opens new apartments for veterans and their families

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted this week to celebrate the opening of new affordable..

Road overlay work continues in Palmdale

The city of Palmdale is continuing a series of road overlay projects this month. The work consists of a two-inch grind..