PALMDALE — A month into the partial federal government shutdown, those forced to work at jobs deemed essential without receiving pay or furloughed completely no longer care who is at fault.
WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-A…
BEIRUT (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declar…
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela plunged deeper into turmoil Monday as security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, and the Supreme Court moved to undercut the opposition-controlled congress’ defiant new leadership.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Members of a congregation from a Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 died in a mass shooting by an anti-Semitic gunman last fall have traveled to Charleston, South Carolina, to worship with members of the church where nine black worshippers died in 2015 at the hands of a wh…
ATLANTA (AP) — A commemorative service for Martin Luther King Jr. that was nearly imperiled by the federal government shutdown was held Monday morning in Atlanta at a church called King’s “spiritual home.”
LOS ANGELES — Representatives of the teachers union and Los Angeles Unified School District resumed contract talks Monday at City Hall in an effort to resolve a weeklong strike, but the walkout will continue today even if a deal is struck.
MOJAVE — To better convey to the public its goals in education students in Mojave and California City, the Mojave Unified School District has adopted an updated mission and vision statement.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl to establish a Breathmobile program in the Antelope Valley, which has the highest rate of childhood asthma in the county.
ROSAMOND — With three new directors on the five-member governing board, Rosamond Community Services District staff conducted a workshop Friday morning to review the district’s 2018-2019 budget, as preparations are beginning for the next year’s budget.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen’s congressional testimony.
LANCASTER — The City Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday to hear Irvine-based Better Neighborhoods Inc.’s appeal of a 122,871 square-foot medical cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility at 70th Street East and Avenue K recommended for approval by the Lancaster Plannin…
CALIFORNIA CITY — California City High School will get its football field refurbished after all, as Mojave Unified School District officials agreed on Thursday to begin the project by doing much of the work using district labor, greatly reducing the staggering original cost estimate.
In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale conducted community celebrations and served local neighborhoods on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES — Representatives of the union for Los Angeles teachers and Los Angeles Unified School District officials were in an another protracted negotiating session Sunday at City Hall in a bid to end the now weeklong teachers strike.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s president announced on Sunday that he will return home and skip the World Economic Forum after a week of turmoil in which activists have said at least a dozen people have been killed in a government crackdown.
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo is on the brink of its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, although questions remain about the result.
LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they suspect Irish Republican Army dissidents were behind a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry. Two men in their 20s have been arrested over the attack, which caused no injuries.
PALMDALE — The houses are not yet built, but the nonprofit Homes 4 Families is accepting applications from qualified veterans for the 56-home community planned at Division Street and Avenue R.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn to create a countywide plan for the provision of school-based mental health services through the Department of Mental Health.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But while Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,”…
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles teachers’ strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn’t the kind of publicity Mayor Eric Garcetti needed for his potential presidential c…
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Negotiations between the union representing striking Los Angeles teachers and officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District resumed Saturday, one day after Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Twitter that the first two days of renewed talks had been “productive.”
PALMDALE (CNS) — Coroner’s officials on Saturday released the names of three men who were killed in a shooting in Palmdale that also left another man wounded.
BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) — Traffic was diverted about four hours Saturday along a part of Sunset Boulevard after a tree estimated to be about 40-feet tall and seven feet wide crashed down across the roadway, bringing a light pole and wires with it, authorities said.
We all know that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. But he uttered many other insightful, meaningful and inspirational quotes in his amazing but way too brief public career.
This year’s annual Business Outlook Conference conducted by the Antelope Valley Board of Trade on Feb. 22 will feature keynote speaker and New York Times best-selling author Janine Driver.
TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he’d seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn’t. Only a handful of the remains had skin. Dozens were burned to the bone or t…
MOJAVE — Officials at the Mojave Air and Space Port are debating a proposed policy that would govern the ability of people to take photographs or film at the public facility.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Days after a proposal that would ban certain developer contributions to elected officials and candidates was revived by some Los Angeles City Council members, the city’s Ethics Commission announced that it too would be taking another look at the idea.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday. She was 66.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) — The U.S. military on Saturday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a “large group” mounted an attack on Somali forces.
DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Following a series of weather problems and technical glitches that prompted repeated delays, a rocket carrying a spy satellite launched Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, giving the Southland a bit of an aerial light show.
GRANADA HILLS (CNS) — Police on Saturday sought the public’s help in locating a 34-year-old woman who went missing in Granada Hills and who is in need of immediate medical attention.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Guitarist Reggie Young, a Memphis- and Nashville-based session player whose signature licks defined hit records from Elvis, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and many more, has died. He was 82.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women’s March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald Trump’s White House.
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency will more than double the size of its future fleet of electric school buses thanks to a grant from the California Energy Commission.
MOJAVE — Responding to parent and student demand and the desires of school staff to provide additional opportunities for students, Mojave Elementary School is seeking to bring back an after-school program.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Quarterback Turk Schonert, who came off the bench and led the Cincinnati Bengals to an opening victory during their first Super Bowl season, has died suddenly near his home in South Carolina.
The family of actor, director and producer Paul Koslo is deeply saddened to announce that he died Jan. 9 at home in Lake Hughes from pancreatic cancer. Koslo was 74.