ROSAMOND — Marijuana outlets deemed temporarily legal in Rosamond failed to convince Kern County Board of Supervisors to allow them to stay open until November instead of May and in three of four cases will be forced to shut down even sooner, before the end of the month.
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley College and SoCal Farms LLC will work together to create a program for commercial industrial hemp production, with the college providing the research component.
Our family, an amalgam of English, Welsh, Scots and Irish, has a history of military service in this country stretching back, at least, to the Civil War.
PALMDALE — The City Council will decide tonight whether to proceed with forming a Community Choice Aggregation program, in the hopes that the program may give it the ability to provide electricity to residents at lower rates by negotiating power purchases directly with energy producer…
The 31st annual AV Fair and Event Center Home Show and More will take place March 22-24 at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center.
LANCASTER (CNS) — A 41-year-old man who died from wounds he suffered when he was stabbed earlier in the week during a domestic argument has been identified by the coroner’s office.
LANCASTER — Crews from Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion 11 knocked down a non-injury fire Monday at a two-story house in the 2300 block of West Columbia Way (Avenue M) after a roughly 20-minute battle against heavy smoke and flames, the Los Angeles County Fire Department repo…
PALMDALE — In about a month, residents will have a free new place to exercise outdoors, as a fitness court featuring a variety of equipment will be in place at Pelona Vista Park.
LITTLEROCK — Keppel Union School District will use the lease-leaseback option for construction of the district’s bus transportation facility at Antelope Elementary School.
LANCASTER — Civil Rights leader Bernard Lafayette and James Perkins Jr., the first black mayor of Selma, Alabama, will be the guest speakers for Saturday’s r3AV Summit.
CALIFORNIA CITY — As part of his effort to streamline City Council meetings and make them more efficient at conducting business in public, Mayor Chuck McGuire brought back a proposal for the Council to switch from following the 19th-Century Robert’s Rules of Order to a simplified vers…
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Union High School District student trustee Noah Sveiven has distinguished himself with thoughtful, eloquent commentary and a willingness to vote his conscience.
LANCASTER — Representatives from Agents of Change, a local educational leadership and public service organization, made their pitch before Antelope Valley Union High School District governing Board Thursday evening.
CALIFORNIA CITY — To assist with a number of major crimes under investigation, the California City Police Department will hire temporary technical specialists with specific expertise to work with the detective bureau.
LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Lions Club was host to the 82nd annual Student Speakers Contest on March 5 at the Salvation Army Chapel on Sierra Highway.
LAKE BALBOA (CNS) — A “pothole blitz” by the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services aimed at fixing some of the damage inflicted on city streets after the above-average rainfall this year kicked into high gear Saturday.
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Union High School District trustee John Rush asked his Board majority colleagues to “team up for kindness” and show support for the district’s certificated and classified management and unrepresented employees who were the only employees not to get a pa…
ROSAMOND — The Rosamond Community Services District is looking at the feasibility of creating a water conservation demonstration garden on a vacant lot it owns next to the administrative offices on 35th Street West.
MOJAVE — Mojave Unified School District officials will meet with California City officials to discuss possible means of reducing fees charged by both entities to developers to offset costs created by their developments, in the hopes that lower fees will help encourage homebuilding.
PALMDALE — There was extra security Friday around mosques in the Antelope Valley after terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killed 49 people and wounded dozens more.
LANCASTER — The City Council approved more than $16.4 million in mid-year adjustments to the 2018-19 adopted budget and capital improvement program that includes $50,000 toward a City Hall remodel, $22,500 for an increase in homeless and transient damage, and $50,000 for rehabilitation a…
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to allocate $245,000 to the city of Lancaster to fund the Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park Plaza Project.
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LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Press welcomed and congratulated its 2019 Future Leaders at an award ceremony Wednesday night in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Antelope Valley.
LANCASTER — A new partnership to bring air shows to Aerospace Valley is gearing up for a doubleheader in 2020, with two shows, one each in Lancaster and Edwards Air Force Base and each featuring marquee flight demonstration teams as headliners.
ROSAMOND — The Rosamond Community Services District no longer has responsibility for the community’s parks, but Board President Greg Wood would like to bring back the nonprofit Rosamond Foundation, created to raise money for parks, under the district’s umbrella.
LANCASTER — Representatives from the Antelope Valley Marijuana Alcohol and Pharmaceutical Prevention Coalition asked members of the Lancaster Criminal Justice Commission on Wednesday to consider recommending the addition of marijuana to the city’s social host ordinance.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials in the Northern California city of San Jose on Wednesday criticized so-called sanctuary policies they say prevented federal authorities from detaining a gang member in the country illegally before he allegedly killed a woman.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST — Long-awaited legislation making the site of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster a memorial and national monument was signed into law 91 years to the day after the disaster.
CALIFORNIA CITY — As California City enters into a second contract with the California Highway Patrol to provide supplemental patrols while the California City Police Department’s staffing is depleted, the City Council received quantified results from the services contracted over four months…
LANCASTER — Local skateboarders will be able to catch some air this October when the City of Lancaster’s first skatepark is expected to open at Jane Reynolds Park.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has placed a moratorium on executions in the state . Here are some notable inmates out of more than 700 people on the nation’s largest death row:
BAKERSFIELD — The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on Tuesday calling for the “immediate abandonment of the high-speed rail project” and requesting that any remaining state funds be redirected to local programs to provide immediate benefit to Central Valley residents an…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A state lawmaker took a temporary leave of absence on Tuesday while disputing a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to his young daughter as “false and unthinkable.”
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley College will get two interim administrators for the 2019-20 fiscal year to replace one administrator who resigned last summer and another who will retire at the end of June.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Caltrans officials said Monday that a section of Angeles Crest Highway (State Route 2) will remained closed through at least late March due to a major rock and dirt slide.
LANCASTER — Lancaster Sheriff’s Station traffic investigators are investigating the circumstances of a fatal traffic collision Saturday night involving two vehicles that killed one driver.