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DryTown, pool closed today

The city of Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park will be closed today and all aquatics programs at the city’s three pools have been canceled due to poor air quality from the Sand Fire.

Kids Night Out...tonight

Palmdale’s Culture and Recreation Department will host this evening a Kid’s Night Out event from 6 to 9 p.m. at Marie Kerr Park Recreation Center, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

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New exhibit at MOAH:CEDAR

MOAH:CEDAR will begin an exhibition tomorrow evening featuring artwork created by members of Lakes and Valleys Art Guild. The opening will include a public reception from 6 to 8 p.m.

Community outreach, education best to combat drug addiction

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors debated this week whether a carrot or a stick is most effective in dealing with people repeatedly charged with misdemeanor drug offenses, while voting to spend $6.6 million on Proposition 47 outreach and services.

Settlement in teen death

The mother of a 16-year-old Palmdale High School sophomore who died when a SUV slammed into their apartment reached a settlement this week in the lawsuit she filed against the intoxicated man behind the wheel, as well as the building’s owner.

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Charges remain in boy’s death

A judge rejected a bid this week to dismiss charges against two former Los Angeles County social workers and their supervisors, who are charged with child abuse and falsifying records stemming from the death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy.

Certification of energy program

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors debated this week whether a carrot or a stick is most effective in dealing with people repeatedly charged with misdemeanor drug offenses, while voting to spend $6.6 million on Proposition 47 outreach and services.

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Gang town hall held in South L.A.

Rapper The Game invited “all Crips, Bloods, ESE’s and all gang members, major figures and gang leaders from every hood in our city as well as the surrounding cities” to a town hall-style meeting in South Los Angeles aimed at curbing violence, and hundreds of people came.

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NBA great Nate Thurmond dies

Nate Thurmond, one of the most respected centers in NBA history, died July 16 after battling with leukemia. He was 74.

Chronic Tacos in Palmdale

Chronic Tacos will celebrate the opening of its newest U.S. location, in Palmdale, on July 16 with an eating contest. A grand opening party will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 39604 10th Street West, Suite B1.

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