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Former councilman Dave Cunningham dies

Dave Cunningham, former Los Angeles city councilman representing the 10th District..

Turkey giveaway in Watts

A free turkey giveaway will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at the 109th..

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Housing rights clinic set Nov. 16

The city of Palmdale and the Housing Rights Center will host a free walk-in housing ..

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New bill may expand STEM education

Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) introduced bipartisan..

Relive big band sound tonight

The Wartime Radio Revue will bring its classic big band sound to the Lancaster..

A look at ‘The Dry’ on Nov. 15

The Palmdale Library Mystery Book Club will unpack on Nov. 15 Jane Harper’s..

‘#ArtOutdoor’ exhibit at MOAH

The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) and Lamar Advertising are..

Sentence 1978 Palmdale murder

A 60-year-old man was sentenced this week to life in prison without the possibility..

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Magic Johnson Enterprises works with LAX redesign

Magic Johnson Enterprises and Loop Capital, in conjunction with...

Residents encouraged to take Palmdale’s public art survey

Help shape the future of public art

The city of Palmdale is embarking on a year-long public art planning..

Palmdale City Library presents  the Magic of Halloween

The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd.

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Olivia Newton-John appears tonight

International superstar and multiple Grammy Award winner..

SBA now accepting 2018 awards nominations

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations..

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Santa Clarita joins Amazon bid

Santa Clarita is reported to be among the hopefuls in Los Angeles County’s bid..

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Fats Domino dies at 89

Fats Domino, who with Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis helped to invent rock ‘n roll music, died Tuesday in New Orleans, La. at age 89..

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Robert Guillaume dies at 89

Robert Guillaume, who rose from squalid beginnings in St. Louis slums..

Friends of the Palmdale City Library  will hold book sale tomorrow

The Friends of the Palmdale City Library will hold their next book sale..

AV Community Resource Fair  planned at Poncitlán Square 

A free Antelope Valley Community Resource Fair..

DryTown to host open house  for food service providers

The city of Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park, located at 3850 E. Ave. S..

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Classics Book Club to discuss  Huxley’s ‘Point Counter Point’

The Palmdale City Library’s Classics Book Club will discuss the book “Point Counter Point” by Aldous Huxley..

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Free flu shots in Culver City

Free flu vaccinations are available from 9-11 a.m. Oct 25...

Women’s health expo in Carson

The city of Carson and the Carson Citizens Cultural Arts Foundation will host...

African American Authors Book Club to discuss ‘Grace’

The Palmdale City Library will host the next meeting of the African American ...

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High school seniors may earn STEM scholarships

High school seniors whose dream is to make a difference in the world by majoring in...

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Musician Bunny Sigler dies at 76

Walter “Bunny” Sigler, who with producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, helped to create the “Sound of Philadelphia” brand of 1970s soul music, died over the weekend...

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Spin a Yarn featured at Palmdale City Library 

The Palmdale City Library’s monthly knit and crochet program will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m...

America’s Job Center of California to host job fair for general atomics

The America’s Job Center of California (AJCC), formerly the South Valley WorkSource Center, located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale..

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Palmdale preps for LED streetlight demonstration 

The city of Palmdale, which is in the process of acquiring almost 18,000 streetlights located throughout the city, is partnering with Sierra Display and ...

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‘Coffee and Coloring’ returns Palmdale City Library

The Palmdale City Library will host a free “Coffee and Coloring”..

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New deputy mayor in Lancaster

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris has appointed Marvin Kropke as the city’s fourth Deputy Mayor..

Registration open for pickleball round robin at McAdam Park

The city of Palmdale will host a pickleball round robin tournament on Sunday, Oct. 22 at McAdam Park, 38115 30th St. East in Palmdale.

Man charged in domestic murder

A Santa Clarita man was charged this week with murdering his boyfriend, a 20-year-old UC San Diego student whose body was found at the defendant's home.

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Edilberto Tapiaavila assigned to the Arleigh Burke

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Edilberto Tapiaavila,

Registration open for pickleball round robin at McAdam Park

The city of Palmdale will host a pickleball round robin tournament on Sunday, Oct. 22 at McAdam Park, 38115 30th St. East in Palmdale.

Church hosts information fair

First African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2279 S. Harvard Blvd., will host on Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. an information fair.

Search on for kidnap victim, suspect

Authorities this week sought to identify the female victim of an apparent kidnapping who was seen on video being pulled by a man into a car with Texas license plates in South Los Angeles.

Coalition declares ‘HIV war’

The Coaliton of Mental Health Professionals Inc. reports that there are more than 52,000 people living in Los Angeles with HIV and half of them take advantage of healthcare. About 16 percent of those infected don't know that they are, and about 30 percentage of those infected know but aren't seeing a physician.

Santa Clarita begins pedestrian safety plan

“Stop, look, listen.” “Look both ways before crossing the street.”

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Conviction in studio executive death

A San Fernando Valley drug dealer was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison for killing a 20th Century Fox distribution executive who was having an

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‘Motown My Girl’ featuring Frank Graves coming to Palmdale Playhouse tomorrow

The Palmdale Playhouse will present “Motown My Girl” featuring Frank Graves tomorrow at

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Palmdale holds monthly housing rights clinic 

The city of Palmdale and the Housing Rights Center recently held a free walk-in housing rights clinic at the South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), 1002 E. Ave. Q-12. Housing rights clinics are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month in Palmdale.

Memorial set for Bobby Taylor

A memorial, “The Way We Were: Celebration of Life,” will be held on Monday, Sept. 25 for the late Motown Records great Bobby Taylor.

Curtis Granderson to host clinic

Dodgers outfielder Curtis Granderson on Saturday will conduct a baseball clinic from 10 a.m. to noon at the Major League Baseball Youth Academy,

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Bernie Casey dies at age 78

Bernie Casey, the former San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams wide receiver who went on to even greater fame as

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U.S. Postal Service features new stamps showcasing beloved story

The U.S. Postal Service showcases Ezra Jack Keats’ most beloved story, The Snowy Day.

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Food giveaway Sept. 30 in Watts

The Shumei America National Center will launch its inaugural “Healthy Food For All” project beginning Sept. 30 and again on

Earth, Wind & Fire to headline Jazz At Drew concert series

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Watts will host on Oct. 7 its 20th Jazz At Drew concert series on

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Possible bankruptcy for Toys R Us

Toys R Us, the nation’s largest retailer of toys and games, could file for bankruptcy