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ROSAMOND — The biggest portion of the Nov. 6 ballot for voters in Rosamond concerns electing trustees to the Southern Kern Unified School District, with 13 candidates in all seeking to fill four different seats.

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MOJAVE — When a pilot is in the cockpit and at the airplane’s controls, there are a number of phys­iological factors to consider, whether the cockpit is in a small general aviation air­plane or in a high-tech fighter jet.

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LANCASTER —  In 1968 Lyndon B. Johnson was president of the United States; the space race was in full swing; and Kaiser Permanente came to the Antelope Valley.

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A 28-year-old Palmdale man was killed some time prior to 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, when the car he was driving was found to have rolled off an embankment at the Avenue L on ramp, onto the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway, California Highway Patrol officials said.

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LANCASTER — The premier annual event for active seniors in the Antelope Valley, Senior Expo presented by High Desert Medical Group and Heritage Health Care, is set for today, at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.

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LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Hospital CEO Michael Wall, as well as Chief Financial and Operating Officer Colette Nichols, have been placed on paid administrative leave while a second investigation into alleged improper actions is conducted. In the meantime, Antelope Valley Healthcare District…

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So, the old (let’s say well seasoned) joke was, “If I knew I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.

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Lancaster — The Antelope Valley Transit Authority will continue its tradition this year of providing complimentary round-trip bus service to the High Desert Medical Group 28th Annual Senior Expo. This year’s Expo will be held at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds on Thursday.

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ROSAMOND — The Rosamond Municipal Advisory Council will hold a forum for candidates in the Nov. 6 election during its regular meeting on Thursday.

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PALMDALE — The circus is coming to the Antelope Valley Mall Oct.18-22.

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LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Healthcare District Governing Board appears to be considering firing the fourth chief executive officer in five years, as it debated behind closed doors, regarding Michael Wall’s employment status.

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LANCASTER — Members of the Antelope Valley Union High School District’s classified union, California School Employees Association Chapter 612, will get an ongoing 1% salary increase and a one-time 2.5% salary bonus under a tentative agreement approved unanimously by the district’s governing …

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LITTLEROCK (CNS) — Sheriff’s detectives searched Monday for 34-year-old Jesus “Chuy” Guzman in relation to the discovery of the remains of three people found in Littlerock last week.

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LANCASTER — Mayor R. Rex Parris would like to open up the city’s seats on the Antelope Valley Transit Authority’s board of directors to qualified members of the public.

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PALMDALE — It was an all-Antelope Valley finish for the top three teams at the 2018 UAV Challenge in Australia last month.

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Advice to women: ‘Don’t Be Scared’

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LANCASTER — Desert Sands Public Charter School High School’s charter is valid through June 2024.

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PALMDALE — The Palmdale Water District inaugurated a class of water “ambassadors,” armed with knowledge of the district and its workings to share with the community.

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LANCASTER — CoffeeHouse Industries helped Antelope Valley Union High School District re-brand and market itself over the past year and the Palmdale-based agency will continue to do so for at least the next 10 months.

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LANCASTER — Tehachapi artist Tina Dille is a contemporary animal artist who has worked with watercolors and fluid acrylics on synthetic paper and canvases.

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PALMDALE — After years of rehabilitation work, two apartment buildings in Palmdale’s central core are ready to provide affordable housing for area veterans.

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PALMDALE — Palmdale Learning Plaza eighth grade language arts and visual and performing arts teacher Heather Lighston has been a school site Teacher of the Year twice — the first time in the 2014-15 academic year at the now-closed Juniper Intermediate School. Lighston received the honor agai…

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CALIFORNIA CITY — As the city strives to bring to fruition the commercial marijuana industry it has been working to attract for two years — and the tax base it promises — it continues to adjust policies to adapt to the changing situation.

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LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency will purchase four new special education buses for a total of $537,021.

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LANCASTER — The Division of the State Architect recently gave its stamp of approval to Sage Hall, the building that will replace Antelope Valley College’s existing Roy A. Knapp Learning Center.

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Palmdale man walks 2,018 to raise money for SAVES

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LANCASTER — Residents who live within the designated program area in the city will be able to purchase a Ring Doorbell with a $100 discount beginning Oct. 18, the city and the Lancaster Sheriff Boosters announced Friday.

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LANCASTER ­— Antelope Valley Hospital opened a new area of its emergency room for patients awaiting admission into the hospital this week, the first in a series of steps to help alleviate overcrowded conditions in the department and improve patients’ experiences while there.

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PALMDALE — The City Council on Tuesday approved a community workforce agreement between the city and Los Angeles and Orange counties Building and Construction Trades Council and the Signatory Craft Councils and Unions that will allow for ongoing union training of local residents in the vario…

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CALIFORNIA CITY —  Air racing returns to California City this month, with high-speed excitement on a smaller scale.

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LANCASTER (CNS)­— A 33-year-old gang member was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Wednesday for the murder of a Lancaster man shot during a 2012 street brawl, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

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The percentage of Antelope Valley students who met or exceeded the state English language arts/literacy standards increased slightly from last year, while the percentage of students who met or exceeded state math standards dropped, according to results of the 2018 California Assessment of St…

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LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Fair officials announced Tuesday that they are now accepting theme slogans for the 2019 Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival.

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LANCASTER — The USA Dance Antelope Valley Chapter, a non-profit established in 2004 to promote partner dancing for individuals, kick-started a dance program Tuesday offered for both individual’s with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers free of charge.

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LANCASTER — Despite the cooling fall temperatures, the Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected West Nile Virus in mosquitoes, the first sign of the virus in the Antelope Valley this year. One of six mosquito samples submitted to UC Davis has tested positive for WNV,…

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LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected an invasive mosquito in a neighborhood in Lancaster.

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CALIFORNIA CITY — In an effort to increase efficiency and make city business more transparent and easily accessible to the public, the City Council agreed to purchase new software for creating and posting its meeting agendas and supporting materials.

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LANCASTER ­— New charges were added Wednesday against a Lancaster mother and her boyfriend charged with the torture and death of her 10-year-old son, making them eligible for the death penalty if they are convicted.

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LANCASTER — The top 12 rodeo contestants in the state will compete in all seven rodeo events including bareback riding, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, and steer wrestling at the RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Antelope Valley Fair & Ev…