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Sentence in ‘tow truck’ attack

A 23-year-old man was sentenced this week to eight years to life in state prison for slitting the..

Hazardous waste collection tomorrow

The city of Palmdale will host tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. a free household hazardous waste...

Funding for aerospace institute

The Assembly Committee on Higher Education unanimously approved Senate Bill 1356 introduced..

ID in Carson shooting

A woman found dead from at least one gunshot wound in Carson was officially identified earlier this week.

Bass, Feinstein support ‘Keeping Families Together’

’Violation pf human rights’

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) this week joined more than 100 of her colleagues in introducing the..

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Swim lessons this summer

For South Los Angeles youth

Mayor Eric Garcetti has launched SwimLA, an initiative to double enrollment in swim classes..

Report suggests charter schools have low parent representation

Black students are most vulnerable

Are privately operated charter schools accountable to the public that funds them and the..

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NAACP honors Willie Brown

The NAACP will honor former California Assembly Speaker Willie L. Brown Jr. with the Spingarn..

Cal State LA panel will explore real-life ‘Wakanda’

The “Black Panther” movie enthralled audiences worldwide with its vision of technological..

Lancaster touts youth arts program

The city of Lancaster is expanding community engagement and education through the new..

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Knight honors Skunk Works

Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA), introduced recently a bipartisan resolution..

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Dodgers honor remarkable USC women’s relay team

Stunning comeback by Kendall Ellis

The USC 4x400-meter relay team, whose dramatic come-from-behind victory last weekend gave..

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Laker Kyle Kuzma assists in inner-city campaign

Players union to refurbish basketball courts

The National Basketball Players Association Foundation and the LA84 Foundation announced this..

Motorcyclist killed in collision

A motorcycle rider was killed in a collision with a vehicle in Lancaster and investigators are looking..

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British soccer camp in Pamldale

Registration is on for the city of Palmdale’s new Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp coming to ..

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‘Love & Loss’ at Playhouse

The Palmdale Repertory Theatre will present this weekend four performances of “Love, Loss and..

Compton College honors its scholar-athletes

Compton College football player Gregory Filer, III and softball player Riah Nunley were each named..

Compton College honors its scholar athletes

Compton College football player Gregory Filer, III and softball player Riah Nunley were each named..

Learn more about history of 10 Freeway in South LA

Legacies of the Street is an event that will explore on June 9 the legacies of the I-10 Santa Monica..

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Enjoy music of Gil Scott-Heron

Parkside EDC will present on June 27 an evening of the music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson as..

Child abducted in Carson

Carson station detectives sought the public's help this week in locating a foster child, who was..

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Mitchell introduces bill to extend film tax credits

May boost local economy

A proposal to extend a California film and television production tax credit for five years..

Life sentence for South LA murder

A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to 170 years to life in state prison for killing..

Top honor for local school

Congratulations are in order for students and staff at Rancho Vista Elementary School in Lancaster..

National Black Worker Center slams new NFL anthem policy

’Display of White supremacy’

In response to the NFL owners vote yesterday to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for..

Memorial Day ceremony on Monday

The Antelope Valley Service Organization Association (AVSOA) will hold its annual Memorial Day..

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‘Heavy metal mariachi’ next month at The AMP

Alt/Latin artists Metalachi will perform their unique blend of metal rock and mariachi music at the..

Black Enterprise publishes list of top executives

Black Enterprise has released its latest exclusive list of the nation’s most powerful diversity executives..

Memorial Day at Coliseum

Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price, along with Lt. Col. Gilbert Roldan of the California Army..

National Black Worker Center slams new NFL anthem policy

‘Display of White supremacy’

In response to the NFL owners vote yesterday to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for..

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Obamas ink new deal with Netflix

Will produce feature films

Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the entertainment business.

Inglewood observes Memorial Day

The city of Inglewood on Monday invites the public to attend its 70th Annual Memorial Day Service.

Metrolink station connects region to Downtown Los Angeles

The Santa Clarita City Council joined recently with Los Angeles County Fifth District..

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School counselors fan out after Highland High shooting

Students returning to class this week at Highland High School in Palmdale—the site of..

Post reward for party shooter

Authorities this week announced a $30,000 reward for information that helps solve..

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‘Young Americans’ study about national identities

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd, will host the next meeting of Young..

Job fair set June 8

America’s Job Center of California, 38510 Sierra Hwy. in Palmdale, will host from noon..

Housing workshop next week

A free information workshop for artists and all interested in affordable housing will be..

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New deputy mayor in Lancaster

During a recent city council meeting, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris and the council..

Compton College workshops study early childhood education

Scheduled for May 25

Compton College’s Childhood Education Program, in partnership with the TEACH Los Angeles..

South LA center focuses on giving kids good start

Every kid deserves a healthy start in life. No matter where children live or go for early care and..

Knight introduces Sexual Trauma Response and Treatment Act

Rep. Steve Knight (CFA-25) has introduced H.R. 5707, the Sexual Trauma Response and..

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See Vicki Lawrence

Emmy Award winning comedian Vicki Lawrence brings “A Two-Woman Show: Vicki Lawrence and..

‘Ask a Doctor’ at library

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host on May 15 a free “Ask a Doctor” program at 6:30 p.m.

See ‘The Post’ at library

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host at 5:30 p.m. May 9 a showing of the..

Relive ‘British Invasion’ this month in Santa Clarita

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Valencia Auto Center,..

Council chambers closed through August

The Palmdale City Council chambers, 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite B, will be closed through..

Job recruitment fair on May 10

The America’s Job Center of California (AJCC), 38510 Sierra Hwy., will host at 9 a.m, May 10 a..

Cal Fresh Awareness Month helps address ‘food insecurity’

The Board of Supervisors has proclaimed May as “CalFresh Awareness Month” in Los Angeles County.

Murder charge is pending in 1977 South LA case

A man is facing a capital murder charge for allegedly raping and killing a 25-year-old woman in..