The Palmdale Aerospace Academy (TPAA) robotics team was the top first-year team at the regional competition in Grand Terrace last week, and is now headed for next month’s world championships in St. Louis.
Decorate recycling bins for the chance to win cash prizes
Community members are invited to use their imagination and creative flair to transform an everyday curbside recycling cart into a work of art for the city’s cArt aRt competition, which promotes reusing and recycling household items. Residents, families, school groups, clubs, teams, church groups and other organizations are encouraged to participate in the competition, which is open now through Monday, March 24.
Local military will be featured on The BLVD
The city of Lancaster is asking residents to help celebrate local military heroes by nominating them to be featured on banners which will be prominently displayed along The BLVD in 2014/2015, showcasing the community’s appreciation of their tireless efforts on behalf of our country.
Home features net-zero energy usage and zero freshwater usage for irrigation
KB Home estimates that the Double ZeroHouse 2.0 at Dawn Creek can conserve 150,000 gallons of water each year when compared to a typical resale home and landscaping, a reduction of approximately 70 percent. In addition, the ZeroHouse is designed to produce as much energy as it consumes, potentially yielding an electric bill of $0.
nFirst Palmdale resident to win a Super Bowl
The Palmdale City Council honored Highland High School graduate DeShawn Shead, a member of the 2014 Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawks football team, at its March 5 meeting, presenting him with a proclamation that declared March 6 as “DeShawn Shead Day” in Palmdale.
From March 18-23, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron's red-tailed Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, will offer a once-in-a-lifetime backseat ride in the rare P-51C fighter airplane at the Torrance Airport and at General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster.
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ motion that asks the City of Los Angeles’ Planning Department to report back on utilizing existing city laws to regulate fracking was passed in council Wednesday. The motion backs the fracking moratorium ordinance that was approved in council last week and allows the city to effectively enforce the ban.
One awaits sentencing; one awaits trial By OW Staff A trio of Republican state senators failed in their recent effort to oust Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright, who was convicted last month of living
A trio of Republican state senators failed in their recent effort to oust Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright, who was convicted last month of living outside the district he was elected to represent.
Cutbacks mean ‘fight one, hold one’
Retiring Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon (R- 25th District) on Monday blasted the new defense department budget proposed by Secretary Chuck Hagel as trying to “...solve our financial problems on the backs of our military—and that can’t be done.”
The city of Palmdale, in partnership with The Art Branch, is inviting the public to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for “Gabriel’s House,” located at 38533 4th St. East in Palmdale, on Saturday, March 1.