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Donna Brazile’s new role as Fox News contributor

Brazile expects criticisum from left and right

After being accused of leaking CNN debate questions to...

‘Tails of Spring’ at Yellen Dog Park

The city of Palmdale will host a “Tails of Spring” event from 2 to 3 p.m. tomorrow at ..

‘Wellness Jubilee’ set Saturday in Compton

At Leuder’s Park

Compton College and the Compton Rotary Club invite members of the community..

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Rise Financial Pathways luncheon on March 27

In Exposition Park

Rise Financial Pathways will hosts its 20th Annual Power Luncheon on March 27 from..

Enjoy ‘Dare to Dream’ at Palmdale Playhouse

The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. East in Palmdale, will celebrate the opening of its..

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Small businesses can benefit from Lancaster Choice Energy

Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE) now offers Lancaster businesses free, simple ways to..

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New flight options between Bakersfield and Dallas

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement..

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Study finds measles vaccine does not contribute to autism

A Danish study has suggested that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is..

Don't forget: Turn clocks ahead this weekend

As we prepare to change our clocks this Sunday, March 10 for Daylight Saving Time, the..

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‘Full Moon Tour’ at Davies Airpark

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

Jesse Jackson addresses Wall Street economic summit

‘We have freedom, but not equality’

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund..

Anthony Anderson returns to host Image Awards

Live TV special March 30

The NAACP announced today that “blackish'' star Anthony Anderson will return to host..

Fair Workweek could bring stability to retail employees

City leaders attend forum

The Fair Workweek L.A. coalition held a press conference recently alongside City..

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New children’s book details ‘the talk’

Written by a mom to her child

It is known as “The Talk,” a conversation nearly all African-American parents have..

Library to host Spring movie festival

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host a Spring Break Movie Festival..

MOAH exhibit examines animals and humankind

The Museum of Art and History and the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation..

Walk of Western Stars added to Cowboy Festival

The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to attend the unveiling of the..

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Association of Black Cardiologists stress good heart health

Vital for communities of color

The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC), Inc. participated in this month’s National..

Decision Makers breakfast honors business and community leaders

Gloria Gray of Metropolitan Water District

The Fourth Annual Meet the Decision Makers African American History Month..

DEA agents raid medical clinic in war against opioid epidemic

Crenshaw Boulevard and 43rd Street

DEA agents raided a local clinic suspected of illegally selling pharmaceuticals and..

‘Books and Barks’ at library

The popular “Books and Barks” program, in which kids are encouraged to read to friendly dogs, returns Feb. 26..

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‘Dodger Day’ tickets on sale today in Santa Clarita

The Santa Clarita City Council invites residents to purchase tickets for the 42nd Annual City of Santa Clarita..

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Part I crime in Palmdale falls to decades’ low

The city of Palmdale and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Palmdale have announced a..

Improvements are made at Palmdale Yellen Park

City of Palmdale officials and elected representatives gathered recently at Yellen Park to mark the opening..

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Wilk introduces bill to assist foster youth

State Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has introduced Senate Bill 219 (SB 219), legislation that will create a..

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More ‘inclusive’ play area at Canyon Country Park

The city of Santa Clarita’s first inclusive play area is coming to Canyon Country Park, following the city..

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Carson witnesses decline in overall crime rate

Biggest drop in decades

The overall crime rate in Carson has dramatically declined over the past year..

Harris, Booker seek consent on anti-lynching legislation

Offering ‘long overdue justice’

U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) have asked for..

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Santa Clarita has new ‘green’ buses

Through the use of federal funds, a total of seven new vehicles, including three commuter..

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Palmdale, Lancaster offices closed on President’s Day

City of Palmdale administrative and business offices, the Palmdale Playhouse box..

Book sale set Feb. 23 at Palmdale City Library

The Friends of the Palmdale City Library will hold a Fantastic Finds Book Sale on..

Artists wanted for Palmdale‘Inkwell’

The city of Palmdale is looking for local authors and artists to participate in the fourth..

Vendor opportunities for Poppy Festival

The city of Lancaster is currently accepting applications for the commercial, non-profit..

McCarthy accepting applications for summer internship program

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) is accepting internship applications..

Aretha Franklin may receive posthumous Gold Medal

In recognition of artistic, cultural contributions

This week, U.S. Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA), Debbie Stabenow, Gary Peters, and..

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Rev. Alexander Hamilton honored by County Board of Supervisors

Arranger for Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’

In celebration of Black History Month, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas presented..

Photography of Kwame Brathwaite April 11 at Skirball Center

‘Black is Beautiful’

The Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., will host April 11 through Sept. 1..

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BeBe Winans receives special honor from City of Los Angeles

Award-winning Gospel singer

Mayor Eric Garcetti, along with Mike Davis, commissioner of the Board of Public...

New Black inductees into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Featuring Dr. Charles Drew

Since the founding of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®(NIHF), nearly 600 visionary...

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LA Continuum of Care receives funding from HUD

Will assist with supportive housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $9.6..

Beyonce’, Chadwick Boseman nominated for Image Awards

Public can vote through March 4

Voting has begun for the 50TH NAACP Image Awards—The NAACP Entertainer of the..

Kamala Harris, Stacy Abrams to speak at New Orleans summit

‘Power Rising’ for Black women

In building on success of the 2018 Power Rising Summit, Black women will reconvene..

New federal assessment may help modernize state water

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released a Biological Assessment on the Long Term..

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Lancaster motorists have smoother ride

More potholes repaired

Potholes make streets less drivable, increase wear and tear on vehicles, and reduce..

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Job fair for Kinkisharyo Intl

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

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Job recruitment in Palmdale

The city of Palmdale’s recreation and culture department is accepting applications today..

Shred unwanted documents tomorrow

The city of Palmdale, in partnership with Waste Management of Antelope Valley, will host..

AVC hosts auditions for ‘Folk Tales For Fun’

Open auditions for the AVC Theatre Arts Department’s spring Theatre for Young..

Santa Clarita receives Measure H funding

Assisting the homeless

The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and United Way of Greater Los Angeles..

SAVES hosts ‘Friendship Drive’

South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), 1002 E. Ave. Q-9, is hosting a...