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Man dies in Agua Dulce accident

The coroner's office this week released the name of a 22-year-old motorist killed in a two-vehicle crash in Agua Dulce.

Search for ‘bikini thief’

Authorities launched a search this week for a bikini-clad woman apparently caught stealing on surveillance video.

Fake gun leads to arrest

A man walked into a Marine recruitment center on Tuesday and brandished what authorities believe was a fake gun.

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Free summer concerts scheduled

Six free “Music in the Park” events will take place on alternate Thursdays this summer at Palmdale’s Poncitlan Square, located at 9th Street East between avenues Q-9 and Q-10. The concerts will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. from July 7 through Sept. 15.

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Timely tips to keep cool

While triple-digit temperatures are normal for the summer in the Antelope Valley, Lancaster city officials want residents to stay cool and safe and offer timely tips for the hot weather.

Park, Huff compete for runoff

A businessman hoping to reach the November runoff election in the race for a Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors seat expanded his lead over a state senator this week.

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Acting camp set in July

There are a limited amount of spots available for the Palmdale Playhouse Summer Experience, a theatre workshop designed for teens ages 13 to 17 years.

Unique BMX show tomorrow

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. a free BMX demonstration featuring John Parker, an author and BMX professional on hand to perform amazing two-wheel tricks.

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Baca diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Baca, who admitted lying to federal investigators during an FBI probe of corruption in the jail system, is facing a six-month jail term when he will be sentenced next month.

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LAUSD improves high school grad rates and college-preparedness

Area graduation ceremonies for 2016 have been completed and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has reportedly made great progress in preparing youth for success.

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