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LAKE HUGHES — A fast-moving brush fire scorched at least 10,000 acres with zero containment Wednesday in rugged terrain in the Lake Hughes area, prompting mandatory evacuations.

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PALMDALE — Nonprofit community organization SALVA, with the support of the National Network of Day Laborers, distributed $500 and $800 debit cards to approximately 180 families who are not eligible to receive federal assistance related to COVID-19, including stimulus payments under the CARES…

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced Wednesday that the department has entered into an agreement with Axon Enterprise Inc. to deploy body-worn cameras on deputies.

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SAN FRANCISCO — California is showing improvement in its fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, citing a significantly lower number of confirmed new cases as the state begins to clear backlogged cases from a data failure.

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LANCASTER — Michael Rives, a frequent though unsuccessful candidate for the City Council and Antelope Valley Healthcare District, filed nomination papers Wednesday to run for Antelope Valley Community College District Trustee Area No. 3 in the Nov. 3 election, according to the Los Angeles Co…

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When the COVID-19 pandemic delayed NASA Earth science missions, the agency’s airborne science aircraft such as the C-20 and G-III Gulfstream had a new mission — get the Mars Perseverance 2020 team from California to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to prepare the rover for launch.

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PALMDALE — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the shooting death of a man. The incident was reported at approximately 8:49 p.m., Monday on the 38200 block of Division Street in Palmdale.

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WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.

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LANCASTER — An updated Antelope Valley Community College District reorganization plan garnered more criticism, despite changes made, in response to comments and concerns by employees and community members.

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LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Community College District will have at least one contest up for election on Nov. 3 as educator/school administrator Michelle Harvey filed to run for the Trustee Area No. 1 seat.

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PALMDALE — The Los Angeles County Department of Care and Control will hold a free vaccination and wellness medical pet clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Palmdale SAVES, 1002 East Ave. Q-12.

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I had dinner with a colleague last week — a Friday night socially distanced, social dinner for four of us. When we weren’t masked up, we sat six feet or more apart from each other, across the table.

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LANCASTER — The roundabouts at Lancaster Boulevard and 15th streets west and east could be named after Vice Mayor Marvin Crist and Hall of Fame aviator Dick Rutan, respectively.

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PALMDALE ­— The American Islamic Institute of Antelope Valley President Kamal Al-Khatib deemed the 13th annual Muslim Family Fun Day a success.

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PALMDALE — The City of Palmdale has announced the Round 4 Winners in the 2020 Census Palmdale Counts Challenge Contest, where participants register their Census confirmation number for the chance to win up to $1,000 in prizes.

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Los Angeles County is showing some positive trends when it comes to the number of hospitalizations because of COVID-19. The number of new daily cases also seems to be showing some improvement.

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PALMDALE — Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, spent eight days at Palmdale Regional Medical Center being treated for COVID-19.

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PALMDALE — At least one person was seriously hurt Saturday when a vehicle rolled off a highway in the Angeles Forest, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Union High School District will begin the 2020-21 academic year today with an at-home learning model because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County reported 1,789 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 more deaths Sunday, bringing the county’s totals to 208,528 cases and 4,977 fatalities.

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to fight back against the Trump administration’s efforts to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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CALIFORNIA CITY — The Mojave Unified School District is extending its Credit Retrieval program for high school students to the end of the first quarter of the current school semester.

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PALMDALE — The Palmdale City Council gave its approval to a 31-unit contemporary townhome complex to be constructed at the southwest corner of Avenue Q-11 and Ninth Street East.

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One of the best ways I can think of to protect people from being killed by law enforcement officers is to reduce the need for officers to patrol neighborhoods because people in them are killing each other.

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LANCASTER (CNS) — A man was wounded in a shooting in the Quartz Hill area, authorities said Saturday.

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I’m so confused. The New York Times — the paper of record — and the Washington Post and NBC News all told me that all was calm in Portland once the federal law enforcement officers left a week ago.

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PALMDALE — The City Council discussed and agreed to move forward with the creation of a Human Rights Advisory committee at Tuesday night’s Council meeting.

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LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency bus drivers and aides will continue to receive health benefits paid by the agency at the rate they received at the end of 2019-20 school year under a memorandum of understanding with California School Employees Association Chapter 652…