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CAL Fire makes major illegal fireworks bust in Mojave

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — CAL Fire officials said investigators have stopped an unlicensed fireworks company and seized illegal fireworks from a warehouse in Mojave last week. Fire officials in Sacramento County said the group Exposhows Fireworks Events was in possession of fireworks with counterfeit state fire marshal seals and illegal homemade fireworks that “could have […]
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Virgin Orbit set for its first nighttime launch

MOJAVE — Virgin Orbit is preparing for its fourth orbital satellite launch mission, which could take place as early as 10 p.m., tonight, from the Mojave Air and Space Port. “It is great to be back up in Mojave with a 747 at the end of the runway, with a rocket hanging under its wing and a few pieces of ground equipment poised to finish loading fuel and get under way,” CEO Dan Hart said, Tuesday, during a virtual press conference.
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Cal City nixes financial services hire

CALIFORNIA CITY — The City Council denied City Manager Doug Dunford’s request to hire Andy Heath Financial Services to help prepare the city’s 2022-2023 budget, citing concerns about his performance with the city when hired in the past. Dunford requested hiring the financial consultant to aid the...
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Rosamond plant nearly ready

ROSAMOND — Despite a power outage and other hiccups, Rosamond Community Services District’s new water reclamation plant is working through the start up process and expects to begin introducing wastewater into the system, the week of July 5, officials reported. The freshwater start up process began, about two...

Rv Camping Highway 395

Join us as we share a few of our favorites between Mojave and Big Pine. Travelers from southern California to the eastern Sierras via Highway 395 too often overlook the camping and fishing opportunities Lone Pine provides. Hwy 395 North Of Ridgecrest Ca Lake Tahoe Trip Tahoe Trip Scenic. Hunting...

UPDATE: Cal City police department lines still down

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — California City Police Department phone lines have been down since Monday morning. The department says calls are being routed through the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and anyone with an emergency is asked to call 911. For non-emergency situations, call the sheriff’s office at 661-861-3110. Police said an update will be sent […]
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Edwards AFB progresses with air show plans

EDWARDS AFB — Plans are quickly developing for the first air show at Edwards Air Force Base in 13 years, set for Oct. 15 and 16. The Aerospace Valley Air Show will showcase not only the Air Force’s premier flight test facility, but also the entire aerospace community of the Antelope Valley, highlighting other facilities and firms such as the Mojave Air and Space Port, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center and Air Force Plant 42.
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Rosamond water plan for year is approved

ROSAMOND — The Rosamond Community Services District Board of Directors approved its 2020 Urban Water Management Plan, on Wednesday, following a public hearing. The plan is a blueprint used to show projected water demand and supplies up to 25 years in the future, including scenarios for normal and drought years.

James Clinton Davies February 23, 1977 – June 15, 2022

James Clinton Davies, age 45, passed away on June 15, 2022, in a car accident near his home in Rosamond, CA. Clint was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada on February 23, 1977, to James Arthur Davies (née Philip Wayne Holm) and Dianne Margaret Deveau. Clint grew up...
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Senior Menu, June 26, 2022

Antelope Valley Senior Services and the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging offer meals to senior citizens 60 and older for $3.50 (for home-delivered meals) at these locations:. Antelope Valley Senior Center, 777 West Jackman St., Lancaster. Legacy Commons for Active Seniors, 930 East Ave. Q-9, Palmdale. Jackie Robinson Park,...