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Metrolink campaign raises awareness of track tragedies

Metrolink and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), along with regional..

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Palmdale receives award for energy conservation

The city of Palmdale received a Beacon Spotlight Award for Energy Conservation from the Institute..

MOAH:CEDAR announces its latest art exhibition

MOAH:CEDAR announces its latest exhibition and artist-in-residence, Amy Kaps: “What’s Black and White..

Santa Clarita recognizes ‘good corporate citizens’

Protecting the environment and maintaining a high quality of life are top priorities in Santa..

Job fair is scheduled today in Compton

News about Watts Skate Park

Discussions and design plans are continuing for the long-anticipated skate park in Watts.

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Car seat inspection event on Sept. 29

Register to vote Sept. 30

Having the proper car seat for your infant and toddler can often mean the difference between life..

Lancaster BYD needs welders

The America’s Job Center of California, 38510 Sierra Hwy. in Palmdale, is recruiting for certified welders for BYD located in Lancaster.

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Original poems could be placed for posterity

Whether you work in free-form, Haiku, Distich or Cinquain, there’s a poet in us all – and there..

‘Fall’ for a good story

At Santa Clarita Library

This autumn, encourage your children to “fall” for a good storytime at your local Santa Clarita..

Playhouse will host Halloween workshop

The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. East in Palmdale, will host a Halloween Makeup..

Pedestrian killed in Palmdale

A man in his 60s was struck by a vehicle and killed this week in Palmdale.

Search for Housing Authority commissioner

The city of Palmdale is accepting applications for the position of Housing Authority Tenant..

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MOAH tribute to popular ‘Pow Wow’ set Oct. 20

The Museum of Art and History (MOAH) and the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation..

Knight urges reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) joined recently with 45 other House members in sending a letter to..

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Experience 'Art by Salbello' Saturday at Zen Gardens

Located in View Park

“Sans Souci,” an arts and culture experience featuring a book signing and presentation of author...

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KJLH Empowerment Summit set tomorrow at Cal State Dominguez Hills

The Second Annual KJLH Men's Empowerment Conference will take place tomorrow...

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Experience Art by Salbello Saturday at Zen Gardens

Located in View Park

“Sans Souci,” an arts and culture experience featuring a book signing and presentation of author Matthew Jenkins' “Positive Possibilities: My Game Plan For Success,”...

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Shirley Weber elected new chair of state Black Caucus

Representing Assembly District 79

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) is pleased to announce the election of Shirley N. Weber ..

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New hours at Davies Airpark

The city of Palmdale’s Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42, 2001 Ave. P, has updated..

Library offers chess lessons

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd.,  is offering  a series of free chess lessons next ..

Fall Storytime begins Sept. 4

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will begin on Sept. 4 its Fall Storytime sessions..

Lancaster offices closed Monday

In observance of Labor Day, all city of Lancaster offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3. City offices..

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Crime Scene Theatre at Playhouse

District of Columbia

The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. East in Palmdale, will present at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 Crime..

Public input for Palmdale website

The city of Palmdale is in the process of updating its website, www.CityofPalmdale.org, and is..

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‘Dance, zoom and play’ during Thursdays@Newhall

Get ready for a month of fun and dancing at the city of Santa Clarita’s..

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Inglewood offers help to local homeowners

Financial aid to low-income families

Inglewood Mayor James Butts and the city council approved recently funding for a local..

ADHD often goes unreported in African American community

New book offers insight

“Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir”..

Bill Clinton, Jesse Jackson to speak at Franklin funeral

Others include Smokey Robinson, Cicely Tyson, Eric Holder

It has been announced by the family of the late Aretha Franklin that former President Bill Clinton..

Local dermatologist appointed U.S. ambassador to Iceland

Dr. Jeffrey Ross Gunter

Dr. Jeffrey Ross Gunter, a dermatologist in Lancaster, has been appointed U.S. ambassador to..

Book club will unpack novel ‘Black Klansman’

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host the next meeting of the African-American Authors Book Club..

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‘Grease’ kicks off movie festival

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., kicks off its Musicals Movie Festival Monday..

Library book sale on Aug. 25

The Friends of the Palmdale City Library will hold a “Sizzling Summer” book sale on Saturday..

Hospital sets mental health lecture

Hospital Community Resource Center, 44151 15th Street West, in Lancaster..

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Compton College to host student welcome Aug. 22

Incoming students will have a chance to prep for college at Compton College’s annual New..

‘Women’s March’ criticizes Trump statements about Black women

‘We are not ‘dogs’

Showing further evidence of his obsessive, racist misogyny, officials with the Women’s March this..

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See Metalachi tomorrow at Palmdale Amphitheater

Billed as the “World’s First and Only Heavy Metal Mariachi Band,” Metalachi will bring their unique..

Compton town hall will address deputy ‘clique’

Tonight at 7 p.m.

The National Association For Equal Justice In America (NAEJA) will convene a Town Hall meeting..

Paul Robeson Center provides fresh produce, nutrition tips

Grand opening set Aug. 18

The Paul Robeson Community Wellness Center, 6569 S. Vermont Ave., will host a grand opening..

Kelli Bernard new chair of homeless services committee

Will assume post on Aug. 24

Kelli Bernard is the new commission chairperson of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority..

Job recruitment event Aug. 7

Antelope Valley America’s Job Center of California (AJCC), 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale, will..

McCarthy gains authorization for new Edwards test site

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement upon securing..

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Knight hosts roundtables on human trafficking, opioid epidemic

Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25), and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul..

Top honor for Palmdale lifeguards

The city of Palmdale’s lifeguard team received a score of 96 from the National Aquatic Safety..

‘The Robot Show’ is latest exhibition scheduled at MOAH

The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) is has announced its newest exhibition..

Air advisory issued for Antelope Valley

The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District has issued an Air Quality Advisory for the..

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Former Bay Area representative Ron Dellums dies at age 82

One of great liberal voices of a generation

Ron Dellums, a former Marine who became a vocal antiwar activist and would later serve 13..

Backpack giveaway in Carson

Just in time for the return to school, the city of Carson on Saturday will distribute free backpacks from..

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Midland performs tonight at The AMP

Grammy nominated artists Midland will bring their critically acclaimed country sound to the..

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Oprah sued over ‘Greenleaf ’ drama

A pastor and a screenwriter are suing Oprah Winfrey, alleging they gave her the idea for the..

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Rep. Maxine Waters comments on recent office protest

Oath Keepers cancel plans

Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement this week..