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.
PALMDALE — Those who have attended City Council or Planning Commission meetings in recent months may have noticed some high-tech changes to the Council Chambers at City Hall, including a new video screen to display agenda information and staff presentations and computer displays…
MOJAVE — Discussions are underway to somehow incorporate the name of famed aircraft designer Burt Rutan in the moniker of the Mojave Air and Space Port, in recognition of the pivotal role he and the companies he founded have had on the facility’s development and its success as a …
ROSAMOND — In the first year of required reductions in the amount of well water used, the Rosamond Community Services District was well within the restrictions and has surplus water “credits” to carryover to 2019, General Manager Ron Smith reported Tuesday.
LANCASTER — Lancaster School District received a $75,000 grant for each of the next three years from the state Department of Education’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth program.
Department of Veterans Affairs statistics state that of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, about 450,000 remain among us today, each of them a kind of living natural treasure having lived through history’s greatest conflict, and survived to become known as the “Greatest Gen…
LANCASTER — Antelope Valley College officials were set to open bids Tuesday for Sage Hall, one of the projects scheduled for the first phase of construction for the facilities master plan under Measure AV, the $350 million bond measure passed by local voters in November 2016.
PALMDALE — Attorneys for a former Palmdale High School student who was a victim of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of her former basketball coach called for a criminal investigation of the Antelope Valley Union High School District and its administration, and also seek to expedite t…
LANCASTER —The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Vital Intervention Directional Alternatives Academy is accepting applications for the spring class.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The first in what is expected to be a series of storms rolled through the Southland on Monday, dumping rain across the region and raising fears of mudslides in recent burn areas, while dropping enough snow to close the 5 Freeway through the Grapevine.
MOJAVE — Joe Biviano has been flying airplanes for more than 50 years, sharing his passion and knowledge of flight with students as a flight instructor and aviation safety expert.
LITTLEROCK — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives have renewed their call for assistance in locating a Littlerock woman who has been missing since 2015.
QUARTZ HILL — Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger visited Quartz Hill Library Monday morning, where she read “I Have a Dream,” a children’s book with excerpts from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 speech at the Lincoln Memorial, for a special storytime session to approximately…
PALMDALE — The Planning Commission on Thursday approved a conditional use permit for a motel on Sixth Street East that will bring it into compliance with modern city codes and legalize its use.
PALMDALE — The Cannabis Ad Hoc Committee will meet today as it begins in earnest discussions regarding the future of commercial marijuana businesses in the city.
CALIFORNIA CITY — Following a lengthy City Council debate over a instituting a hiring freeze for city personnel on Tuesday, two competing motions failed, meaning the council effectively took no action on the matter.
PALMDALE — It is unclear yet whether the campus will have a school to house, but the Palmdale Planning Commission on Thursday approved a major modification to the conditional use permit for the Guidance Charter School campus to allow for occupancy of the main school buildings while con…
Ten years ago a suggestion from a Mojave pilot who had visited a fly-in at another airport resulted in a monthly family-oriented event at the Mojave Air & Spaceport which is celebrating its 10th year this weekend.
EDWARDS AFB — A “diversity of experience” is what David K. Robertson attributes to his rise from a GS-07 entry-level engineer to a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service.
PALMDALE — It was a night of stories and many thanks Friday at the Embassy Suites as the Antelope Valley Board of Trade conducted a celebration of former Rep. Steve Knight for more than three decades of service and leadership to the residents of the Antelope Valley.
LOS ANGELES — A man who reported that his 10-year-old nephew was being abused before the Lancaster boy was allegedly tortured and murdered is planning to fight a decision by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services that denied him and his wife custody of two of the b…
MOJAVE — Ground testing of the world’s largest airplane continued this week at the Mojave Air and Space Port, as the Stratolaunch aircraft reached speeds of 136 mph during taxi tests on the airport runway.
PALMDALE — The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance that amends the city’s municipal code to comply with state law relating to septic tanks.
LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Rural Museum will conduct its second annual Flapjack Fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Lancaster Applebee’s restaurant, 43545 10th St West.
ROSAMOND — The Rosamond Community Services District governing board, with three new members elected in November, terminated the services of the district legal counsel during a special closed session meeting on Jan. 4 and hired another firm to serve as interim counsel while seek…
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued a cold weather alert Thursday for mountain areas and the Antelope Valley due to wind-chill temperatures expected to dip below 32 degrees.
LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Transit Authority will begin bus service to Edwards Air Force Base on Tuesday, Jan. 22, the first in a planned rollout of new commuter routes serving aerospace employers throughout the greater Antelope Valley region.
LANCASTER — Community members got a chance to meet and get to know their local deputies Thursday morning at the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station’s Coffee with a Cop event at Crazy Otto’s Diner.
LANCASTER — Employees at an OB-GYN office in the Lancaster Medical Center at 1331 West Ave. J escaped injury after a man was shot in the parking lot in what was reportedly a domestic violence or gang dispute.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Light to moderate rain doused the Southland on Monday, and the storm also brought a phenomenon called “The Palmdale Mountain Wave,” which buffeted parts of the Antelope Valley.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County’s plan to retrofit an immigration detention center in Lancaster as a women’s jail, long opposed by criminal justice advocates, may not have the votes it needs to move forward, based on a statement issued Monday by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.