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New strategies can help to ID early Alzheimer’s

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and obesity are risk factors that may raise a person’s chances of experiencing the type of brain blood vessel damage that often underlies strokes and other neurovascular disorders including Alzheimer’s disease. There…

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New strategies can help to ID early Alzheimer’s

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and obesity are risk factors that may raise a person’s chances of experiencing the type of brain blood vessel damage that often underlies strokes and other neurovascular disorders including Alzheimer’s disease. There…

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LOCAL NEWS

Participate in a paying USC study for adolescents

DREAM Lab research

Researchers at the Dismantling Racial inequities Around Mental Health (DREAM) Lab, housed at the University of Southern California, are looking for participants to learn about the people who teach Black youth about race and racism.  Black adolescents between 10 to 17 years of age and their parent/caregiver are eligible to participate in a two to three hour…

‘Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square’

Tickets for Los Angeles’ largest outdoor rink now on sale

The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square, 532 South Olive St., returns to downtown Los Angeles, through Jan. 1, 2023, along with Wednesdays DJ Spotlight Nights. In addition, The Holiday Ice Rink will participate in the City of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation December 10 Winter Festival, which is also returning this year. Open seasonally, The…

County parks to become winter wonderlands

Snow days, sled rides, toy giveaways, craft villages, teen zone and more!

It’s Park Time L.A. County and Parks After Dark returns with an enchanting Winter Wonderland experience that will bring holiday cheer and 40 to 80 tons of snow to 34 L.A. County Parks in the month of December.  This holiday action packed celebration is for the entire family and is bigger and better than ever before, with…

NATIONAL NEWS

A children’s book gift guide

Easy to wrap, happy to get, why not look for these great books while out shopping for the holidays? The preschooler who loves polar bears will love getting “A Bear Far from Home” by Susan Fletcher and Rebecca Green. It’s based on the true story of a gift from…

White Castle introduces stuffin’ muffins to Thanksgiving lineup 

White Castle is ready to steal turkey’s thunder this Thanksgiving with the introduction of yet another stuffing recipe: the Kickin’ Southwest Stuffin’ Muffins. This spicy take on the holiday staple continues White Castle’s tradition of providing unique stuffing recipes using sliders. The Kickin’ Southwest Stuffin’ Muffins are packed with…

‘Black Pet November’

It’s the start of a busy holiday season full of family gatherings, running around, and sales. So many sales! There are “Pre-Black Friday Pop Ups” and “Black Friday Sneak Peeks,” mailers, ads, and messages everywhere. And while everyone loves a good deal, Wondercide, an Austin, Texas based company, is…

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ANTELOPE VALLEY NEWS

Our Weekly Antelope Valley covers the northernmost portion of Los Angeles County, including the cities of Lancaster, Palmdale, Acton, Rosemond and California City. Coverage also extends to the cities of Santa Clarita and Valencia.

Barger commends Newsom in fast repair of Interstate 5

Joint project of CalTrans, FEMA

In a letter sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom this week, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger expressed her appreciation for his recent State of Emergency Proclamation that directs Caltrans to request FEMA assistance for road repairs to the Interstate 5 freeway.   “On behalf of the Fifth District communities impacted by the Route Fire and its aftermath, I would like to…

Rex Richardson elected mayor of Long Beach

First African-American to hold position

Rex Richardson will be the first Black mayor of Long Beach, with Councilwoman Suzie Price conceding the race last week. “It appears that the people of Long Beach have spoken and selected Vice Mayor Richardson as our next mayor,” Price,49, said in a statement. “I wish him nothing but success on the journey ahead. “I am incredibly proud of the…

Discount passes for DryTown available for a limited time 

Favorite rides back better than ever

The City of Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park, 3850 E Ave S, is offering discounted 2023 season passes for a limited time beginning Friday, Nov. 25. This year, DryTown is offering the new Weekday Season Pass, with the lowest price season pass of $53 per person for Palmdale Residents or $60 per person for non-residents, giving access Monday through Friday only,…

Large increase in infections over Veterans Day holiday

Public Health warns of winter surge

More than 4,500 new COVID-19 infections were logged by Los Angeles County over a four-day period ending Monday, Nov. 14, including Veterans Day, along with 27 additional deaths. The Department of Public Health recorded 1,617 new COVID cases on Nov. 11,  1,188 on Nov. 12, 938 on Nov. 13 and 822 Monday. The new cases lifted the county’s cumulative total…

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