MOJAVE — The Mojave Air and Space Port Board of Directors approved a resolution of necessity to condemn Hangar 927, but will hold off filing the eminent domain complaint against Scaled Composites, the hangar’s owner, to allow good faith negotiations to continue.
LOS ANGELES — A judge today says she is inclined to order Katie Hill to pay nearly $30,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs to a radio show host even though the former congresswoman dropped him as a defendant in her revenge porn lawsuit before his motion to dismiss could be heard.
PALMDALE — Palmdale School District debuted its bilingual one-hour radio program, “Palmdale PROMISE Live/La PROMESA de Palmdale en Vivo,” on Monday with Superintendent Raul Maldonado as the first guest.
PALMDALE — The Palmdale City Council, today, will consider a community well-being initiative as part of the city’s ongoing effort to address mental health and homelessness.
PALMDALE — The City of Palmdale launched the Text My Gov messaging service to enhance general communications by the public to the city for a wide variety of information.
LANCASTER — The City looks to update its municipal code regarding commercial cannabis activity to align with current practices in the industry since the ordinance was approved about four years ago.
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Transit Authority will purchase six 60-foot battery electric buses from BYD for an amount not to exceed $6.36 million, plus applicable sales tax.
LANCASTER — The AV Fair & Event Center, in partnership with Antelope Valley Union High School District, will host the 20th annual 4.0 Student Recognition Celebration virtually on May 13.
CALIFORNIA CITY — A temporary solution to the City’s power shortage offered by Southern California Edison gained full support by City Council during its regular meeting on Tuesday.
MOJAVE — The Brazilian Space Agency and Brazilian Air Force announced Wednesday that Virgin Orbit has been selected to bring orbital launch capability to Brazil, a country that has never successfully completed a domestic launch to orbit.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a motion submitted by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl to adopt a Veteran Suicide Review Team guiding document, designate the Department of Mental Health as the administrative lead, and direct the department to d…
PALMDALE — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety operation from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday aimed at keeping people out exercising or enjoying the outdoors safe.
ACTON — The Acton Town Council will hold a meeting on Monday at Acton Park to discuss a variety of topics of interest to the community including updates on public safety power shutoffs, and the Los Angeles County’s interim Supportive Housing Ordinance.
A recent piece in the Mojave Desert News about the tiny community of Kramer Junction recalled the history of the railroad line between Mojave and Needles, and my experiences around that place.
CALIFORNIA CITY — The City Council recently approved three resolutions to allow the City to initiate its annual levy and to collect assessments for the Aspen Mall Landscaping and Lighting District.
SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of a resolution urging congress to make good on its promises to students with disabilities.
LANCASTER — SOAR High School seniors America Luna Herrera, Rachel Mobaraka and Anthony Nuñez will attend college this fall at three prestigious California universities.
LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors unanimously extended Executive Director/CEO Macy Neshati’s contract six months through Dec. 31 with a 5% pay increase and a one-time incentive payment of 5% of his current salary.
PALMDALE — From a field of more than 120 entries, five creative artists from Palmdale School District are the winners of the Earth Day Water Superheroes Poster Contest sponsored by Palmdale Water District.
LOS ANGELES — A former Catholic priest pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of lewd acts on four boys at two parishes, in Palmdale and Redondo Beach, between the mid-1990s and 2001.
PALMDALE — The City is accepting applications for one member of the Mobile Home Park Rental Review Board to serve the remainder of a term to expire on June 30 and a new two-year term to expire on June 30, 2023.
SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Scott Wilk’s bill, Senate Bill 520, which would allow the public the opportunity to comment before the Cemex mega mine can proceed, passed out of the Senate with unanimous support.
LANCASTER — The City Council approved the Lancaster Health District master plan, final environmental impact report, and General Plan amendment at Tuesday night’s meeting.
PALMDALE — Faced with drought conditions and no relief from rain until possibly the fall, Palmdale Water District has adopted Stage 1 of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan, which seeks voluntary conservation from customers.
LOS ANGELES — In court papers filed Wednesday, a prosecutor opposed a re-sentencing bid by a Palmdale woman who pleaded guilty to the first-degree murder of her eight-year-old son, who was routinely beaten, starved, forced to sleep in a closet and tortured until his death nearly eight years ago.
LANCASTER — The City Council approved a vote of no confidence in Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón on Tuesday night, following similar actions by the cities of Beverly Hills, Pico Rivera and Santa Clarita.
MISSION HILLS — Investigators announced Wednesday that they are seeking additional victims of a 44-year-old man who allegedly molested several victims in Mission Hills.
LOS ANGELES — Two former executives at a South Los Angeles company that offered substance-abuse treatment were sentenced Wednesday to prison for defrauding Medi-Cal by billing more than $500,000 for ineligible services, including some in Lancaster.