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MTA names tunnel drilling machine after Harriet Tubman

A machine that will soon begin drilling tunnels for a new light rail line along Crenshaw Boulevard is named in honor of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist “conductor” on the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escape bondage.

Kappa Alpha Psi presents ‘Youth and the Law’ forum at Los Angeles Southwest College

How should teenagers act when they encounter law enforcement? What should they say? Who should they call? These are just a few of the questions that will be answered at the “Youth and the Law” forum at Southwest College on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Covered California Enrollment

Deadline extended to sign up for healthcare

Covered California, the California version of the federal Affordable

‘Green Revolution’ comes to MOAH

“Green Revolution,” an upcoming exhibition at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH), 665 Lancaster Blvd., will open for public view from 4 to 6 p.m., Feb. 20. A free reception celebrating the exhibition will take place on Feb. 13.

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DeVry accused of deception, fraud

Claims such as “... 90 percent of our students seeking employment in their field are hired six months after graduation” have resulted in fraud charges being leveled against DeVry University, which operates campuses in Palmdale, Anaheim and in San Diego.

Covered California deadline Saturday

Californians without health insurance have until tomorrow by midnight to enroll in Covered California to avoid a tax penalty.

AV Hospital, UCLA partner for care

Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) announced this week a partnership with Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA for inpatient neonatal and pediatric services.

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AV native new Miss Latina Hawaii

Tiffany Johnson, a former Miss Lancaster, was crowned last week as Miss Latina Hawaii. The coronation enters the Antelope Valley native into the 2016 Miss Hawaii Scholarship Pageant, the preliminary event for the Miss America Pageant.

Landlord training classes slated

The city of Palmdale is offering landlord training classes beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 2 and 9 in the administration training room at Palmdale City Hall, 39300 Sierra Highway, Suite A.

Local man testifies against deputies

A Lancaster man, Bret Phillips, testified recently before a federal jury at U.S. District Court that the reason two sheriff’s deputies beat him into unconsciousness was because he threw a milk carton at one of them.

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