Back to profile

OW Staff Writer

Stories by OW Staff

Tour the holiday lights next week in Santa Clarita

Take in the dazzling sights of some of Santa Clarita’s most festively decorated..

Tease photo

The BLVD offers free Wi-Fi zone

As part of Lancaster’s Smart City initiative, downtown Lancaster now offers a free Wi-Fi..

Sharpen kid’s reading skills

The popular “Books and Barks” program, in which kids are encouraged to read to friendly..

‘Milk and Cookies with Santa’

The city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce a new, sensory friendly holiday event at the..

West Coast Classical At Palmdale Playhouse

The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St., concludes its 2018 Holiday Experience on a..

Board approves second phase of Santa Susana Trails plan

Santa Clarita Valley residents and visitors will be able to enjoy 67.5 miles of an..

Tease photo

Wilk seeks more transparency in state supported projects

Wants more public input

In his first order of business in the 2019-20 legislative session State Senator Scott..

Tease photo

DryTown season passes available

The city of Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park is offering through Dec. 31 discounted..

Tease photo

‘Calling all mermaids’ to Playhouse

The Palmdale Playhouse and Palmdale Repertory Theatre will hold open auditions today..

Tease photo

KJLH-FM launches new show aimed at audience participation

‘Uncensored with Dr. J’ airs Sunday evenings

Over the course of a career that has seen him interview multiple entertainers in..

Franchise Tax Board pays tribute to Jerome Horton

Recognized as a taxpayer advocate

California Board of Eqaualization (BOE) Member Jerome E. Horton was recognized..

DA Jackie Lacey urges no DUI in holiday season

‘Hoping to save lives’

During the first holiday season since cannabis was legalized in California, City..

There’s still time to enroll in a Covered California plan

Sign up through Jan. 15, 2019

It’s open enrollment time for millions of Californians who’ve enjoyed health insurance..

Tease photo

Wilk in new Senate post

In this month’s opening ceremony of the Senate’s 2019-20 legislative session, Sen. Scott Wilk..

Groundbreaking takes place for Armagosa Creek Project

Local, county and state officials gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking of the..

Construction continues at new Jordan Downs

Expected completion Fall 2019

Nadel Architects (Nadel) announced that construction is underway on Jordan Downs..

Tease photo

Mom-daughter duo found personal virtual office service

Teaching a lesson in entrepreneurship

A mother and 16-year-old daughter are taking the virtual assistant industry by storm..

Tease photo

Compton College athletics earns top honors for 2018

Al Dorsey named Coach of the Year

Compton College Tartar Athletics celebrated its student-athletes and coaches by..

Capital murder charges in South LA shootings

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has filed capital murder charges..

Tease photo

Stevie Wonder benefit concert set Dec. 9

House of Toys’ at Staples Center

Twenty-five time Grammy Award recipient and Oscar winner Stevie Wonder makes a..

Tease photo

Keisha Brown new head of Lagrant Communications

Will help identify and secure new business

Lagrant Communications has announced that Keisha N. Brown has been appointed..

Tease photo

USC study suggests early info can help slow Alzheimer tragedy

Planning options vital for patients, caregivers

A new USC study shows that older African-Americans who received culturally tailored..

Tease photo

Mitchell sworn in at State Senate

Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles this week took her oath of office as a representative of ..

Tease photo

Learn more about Courson Arts complex

Solari Enterprises, Inc. will host tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. an application and..

‘Classic Christmas’ set tomorrow

The fourth annual American Classic Christmas will return tomorrow to Poncitlán Square..

Tease photo

SAVES needs holiday volunteers

The city of Palmdale’s South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), 1002 E. Ave.

Tease photo

Edison International offers STEM scholarships

The clock’s ticking but there’s still time to apply for one of Edison International’s..

Tease photo

‘Star Wars’ festival at library

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host a  Star Wars Movie Festival the..

Holiday dance at Playhouse

The Palmdale Junior Ballet and Theater Dance will present two performances of  “Twas the Night Before Christmas”..

Tease photo

Eli Lilly announces new diabetes solutions center

Making insulin more affordable

The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans are..

Tease photo

J.I.V.E. Juice becomes first Black brand at Whole Foods

Expected to be sold nationwide

Just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year, J.I.V.E. Juice is now available..

Tease photo

Los Angeles among five sites for Obama Foundation grant

Partnering with Boys and Men of Color

As part of its first-ever My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge Competition, the..

Inglewood council approves new Hilton Tru hotel

The Inglewood City Council has approved the construction of a new Hilton Tru Hotel in the..

Trump continues racist insults toward African American reporters

Demands April Ryan ‘sit down’

April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, and other..

Tease photo

California Black Chamber Of Commerce

mourns passing of founder Aubry L. Stone

He fought tirelessly to secure economic opportunities for African Americans throughout the state and..

Authorities urge highway safety this weekend

This holiday weekend, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is joining the..

Tease photo

‘Wicked’ tickets available

Grab your broom, don your ruby red slippers and travel to the wonderful land of Oz – long..

Palmdale offers special parking for wounded combat veterans

The city of Palmdale unveiled its first of 20 parking spots designated for veterans..

Tease photo

Palmdale residents urged to properly dispose cooking grease

The city of Palmdale is reminding residents to keep FOG—Fats, Oils and Grease—out..

Tease photo

Groundbreaking held for Armagosa project

Local, county and state officials gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking of..

Tease photo

James Purtee honored for decades of service

Palmdale City Manager James Purtee recently received a 30-year service award from..

Tease photo

Council appoints Jason Caudle as interim city manager

The Lancaster City Council has unanimously voted to appoint current Deputy City..

Lancaster receives awards for outstanding marketing

Emergency preparedness campaign

The City-County Communications & Marketing Association, better known as 3CMA..

Tease photo

Agape Spiritual Center moves to Beverly Hills

Now at Saban Theatre

The venerable Agape International Spiritual Center led by renowned spiritual teacher..

Tease photo

Bass lauds outreach to South Africa

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37), top democrat serving on the House Foreign Affairs..

Tease photo

Strong Black turnout leads Democrats to statewide wins

Post-election survey of voter preferences

A recent post-election statewide survey of Black voters in California may underscore...

‘Divas Simply Singing’ set Dec. 9 in Hollywood

At Taglyan Cultural Complex

“One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives.” That’s the theme this year for Sheryl Lee Ralph’s 28th Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert “Divas Simply Singing,”..

Tease photo

Controversy arises in Detroit over Ben Carson High School

Many say his accomplishments outweigh politics

A Detroit school honoring Dr. Ben Carson may be renamed, and activists with the...

Tease photo

Rams cancel Mexico City game

The much-anticipated matchup between the Rams and Kansas City Chiefs will be..

Protect your packages during holiday season

Tis the season to shop, gift and give. It is also the season when would-be thieves are..