LANCASTER — At 50 years and counting, reserve deputy Becky Derrick is the longest-serving female deputy, reserve or regular, in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department history.
The California Public Utilities Commission, on Thursday, approved accelerating the California Climate Credit for Southern California Gas Company customers in response to the natural gas prices impacting the western United States.
EDWARDS AFB — After more than a decade of efforts, a vast sea of nearly two million solar panels is producing energy on a stretch of northwestern Edwards Air Force Base.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, on Tuesday, will consider a motion by supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis to introduce ordinances that would amend county code to prohibit the sale of .50 caliber firearms and ammunition, with certain exceptions, in the unincorporated county, …
VISALIA, Calif. — Two gang members were arrested, early Friday, one after a gunbattle, in the January massacre of six people including a baby at a central California home associated with a rival gang, the Tulare County sheriff said.
SAN FRANCISCO — Police in San Francisco are investigating a shooting inside a synagogue during which the unidentified suspect may have fired blanks rather than live rounds, Wednesday night, in what a synagogue official called an attempt to terrorize Jewish people.
SAN DIEGO — Two Southern California teenagers have been arrested in connection with the killings of two young men last month during a meeting involving the illegal sale of vape products, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said.
LOS ANGELES — Disgraced ex-lawyer Tom Girardi, once celebrated for winning massive settlements, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges he stole more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors announced, Wednesday.
SANTA ANA — An Orange man who killed his girlfriend and her two young sons and left their bodies to rot on a balcony while he partied was sentenced, Friday, to three consecutive life terms in prison, prosecutors said.
WASHINGTON — A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailed across the US on Friday, drawing severe Pentagon accusations of spying despite China’s firm denials. Secretary of State Antony Blinken abruptly canceled a high-stakes Beijing trip aimed at easing US-China tensions.
PALMDALE — Palmdale Water District Director Scott Kellerman will hold his first Coffee with a PWD Director from 9 to 11 a.m., on Feb. 15, at Starbucks, 1763 East Palmdale Blvd.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Shlomo Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal subterfuge and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writing and an internationally renowned film, died, on Thursday, in central Israel. He was 98.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani troops on Friday raided a militant hideout in a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban militant group, in the country’s northwest and near the border with Afghanistan, the military said. The raid triggered a shootout that killed that killed two militants.
PARIS — Paco Rabanne, the Spanish-born designer known for perfumes sold worldwide but who made his name with metallic space-age fashions that put a bold, new edge on catwalks, has died, the group that owns his fashion house announced, Friday.
HILDALE, Utah — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway. On that night in remote Utah, he was hoping for a life-changing experience, which is how he found himself inside a tent with two dozen others waiting for the psychedelic brew known as ayahuasca to kick in.
PALMDALE — More than 100 middle school students from Keppel Union School District ran, jumped and cheered at a district track meet on Jan. 28 at Pete Knight High School.
CALIFORNIA CITY — California City is seeking a property management company to take care of its Desert Jade and Legends senior housing facilities and has issued a Request for Proposals for the job.
PALMDALE — The City of Palmdale is accepting applications for one public member to serve on the Palmdale Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Public Financing Authority for an initial term of two years.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles received $60 million in federal funding today to address homelessness as part of what officials described as a first-of-its-kind grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
PALMDALE — Black Futures AV will celebrate past and future Black history with a month-long art show and a variety of events including a flea market, creative workshops, weekly panel discussions and wellness workshops this month at the Antelope Valley Art Gallery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed fellow Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff on Thursday in his 2024 bid for the seat now held by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, providing the long-serving incumbent doesn’t seek a seventh term.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the chamber’s Foreign Affairs Committee, citing her anti-Israel comments, in a dramatic response to Democrats’ last session booting far-right GOP lawmakers over incendiary remarks.
HONOLULU (AP) — A whale that washed ashore in Hawaii over the weekend likely died in part because it ate large volumes of fishing traps, fishing nets, plastic bags and other marine debris, scientists said Thursday, highlighting the threat to wildlife from the millions of tons of plastic that…
PUNXSUTAWNEY, PENN. — Those who braved the cold of a February morning at Gobbler’s Knob hoping for a promise of relief from the icy chill ultimately walked away disappointed Thursday, when Punxsutawney Phil — Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators — proclaimed that six more weeks o…
LONDON — UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has angry unions to the left of him, anxious Conservative Party lawmakers to the right and, in the middle, millions of voters he must win over to avert electoral defeat.
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday marked the 80th anniversary of the World War II Soviet victory over Nazi German forces in the battle of Stalingrad, and invoked the long and grueling fight as justification for the conflict in Ukraine.
Mark Gillispie, a veteran journalist who wrote about many of Ohio’s biggest stories and characters during a four-decade career primarily with The Associated Press and The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, has died. He was 63.
PALMDALE — The City of Palmdale settled with former city manager J.J. Murphy in his wrongful termination lawsuit for $2.23 million, nearly one year after he was fired without cause by the City Council.
LANCASTER — A 68-year-old Riverside woman was killed, Tuesday, when she was hit by a 2011 Ford while standing in front of her disabled vehicle, a 2004 Toyota.
MOJAVE — Mojave-based Stratolaunch announced it is creating an office at Purdue University in Indiana to accelerate the development of hypersonic vehicles.
PALMDALE — Timing is everything when it comes to saving the life of someone who has overdosed on the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The availability of a single dose of Naloxone, sold under the brand name of Narcan or Kloxxado, can make the difference between a visit to the emergency room or the…
Bobby Beathard, the architect of four Super Bowl-winning teams with two different organizations during his lengthy tenure in football, has died. He was 86.
WASHINGTON — The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Del., on Wednesday, without finding any classified documents, the president’s attorney said. Agents did take some handwritten notes and other materials relating to Biden’s time as vice president for review.
LOS ANGELES — The half-siblings of a 10-year-old boy who died in 2018 testified, Wednesday, that they had been forced to undergo punishment, including kneeling on uncooked rice, wrestling each other and watching each other be disciplined in their Lancaster home, and that they saw their mothe…
BIG BEAR LAKE — Sheriff’s deputies responding to a domestic violence call shot and killed a woman they said was armed with a handgun on a hiking trail near a home in the Southern California mountains, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES — The mountain snowpack that supplies a significant amount of California’s water got an incredible boost from recent powerful storms and is outpacing the state’s wettest season on record, state water officials said, Wednesday.