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Brush fire breaks out in Lancaster, forward progress stopped

A 10-acre fire broke out in Lancaster on Friday afternoon. Los Angeles County Fire Department units were on the scene of the fire that began at the 3300 block of W. Avenue C, near Aerospace Highway. Fortunately, firefighters managed to stop forward progress at six acres, the department announced. There...
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L.A. Weekly

2 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Antelope Freeway [Palmdale, CA]

Fiery Traffic Accident on East Barrels Springs Road Left Two Hurt. The fiery accident happened on Antelope Freeway and East Barrels Springs Road at 11:115 p.m., per initial reports. Furthermore, police said the crash involved 4 vehicles, where two of them became engulfed in flames. Eventually, paramedics found two people...

Lancaster’s 4th of July Extravaganza Cancelled

LANCASTER – The city of Lancaster’s 4th of July Extravaganza, which was scheduled for Monday at the Antelope Valley Fair & Event Center, has been cancelled, officials announced. Organizers were forced to cancel the celebration after the California State Fire Marshall found the event vendor, Exposhows, Inc., to be “engaged in alleged, undisclosed illegal activity,” city officials announced in a news release issued Friday.
L.A. Weekly

1 Killed in Pedestrian Crash near Seventh Street East [Lancaster, CA]

The accident happened on June 26th at 9:40 p.m. on Avenue I near Seventh Street East, police said. Furthermore, authorities said a man was fatally struck by a Honda or Nissan going eastbound, crossing Avenue I. Consequently, the vehicle fled the scene after the collision with the man. Meanwhile, paramedics...

Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation awards scholarships to High Desert students with dreams of healthcare careers

The Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation recently presented its largest scholarship award donation to 84 High Desert students seeking an education in health sciences. From students overcoming significant hardships to single mothers pursuing dreams of a healthcare career, each recipient demonstrated academic excellence and a sincere commitment to serving the healthcare needs of their communities, foundation officials said.

Sierra Madre Awarded $10 Million for Library Improvements

City officials learned from Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Office (41st Assembly), that his Office successfully advocated an award of $10 million to the City of Sierra Madre Public Library. By News Desk. In March of this year, Sierra Madre Mayor Gene Goss reached out to Assemblymember Holden’s Office to request...

Monrovia Water Quality; City Falls Short in Water-Saving; Grants for Home Improvements; Job Opening; History Tour; Emergency Training

In his latest report ( City Manager Dylan Feik reports:. ~ The 2021 report on Monrovia's water quality is now available here: The report "lists all contaminants detected in your water that have Federal and State drinking water standards." Summary: "As in years past, your tap water met all U.S. EPA and State drinking water quality standards."

Celebrate this holiday weekend in Palmdale

PALMDALE – The city of Palmdale is offering a variety of activities over the Independence Day weekend. DryTown Water Park is open daily, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and a Sundown at DryTown event will take place Friday, July 1, from 7 to 10 p.m. Advance ticket purchases are highly recommended at
Asbarez News

Memorial Peace Garden in La Verne Named After Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghiayan

The Rotary Club of La Verne officially unveiled the Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghiayan Memorial Peace Garden at Mils Park in La Verne, California on Saturday, June 11. The memorial’s focal point comprises of a peace pole with the words “May peace prevail on earth” written in four languages, each one a language spoken by the late Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghiayan.

Extra deputies on patrol through the 4th of July in Hesperia and Apple Valley

HESPERIA, Calif. ( –This 4th of July holiday you can expect to see additional deputies patrolling in Hesperia and Apple Valley. Deputies will be looking for drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. According to AAA Southern California, more than five million Californians will travel...

Palmdale, Lancaster city halls closed Monday for Independence Day

PALMDALE – City of Palmdale administrative and business offices, the Palmdale Playhouse box office, Legacy Commons for Active Seniors, South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES) and Palmdale City Library will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. DryTown Water Park will be open on July 4,...
Antelope Valley Press

It’s official: Fireworks show canceled

LANCASTER — The professional July Fourth fireworks show planned, for Monday, at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, was officially canceled, on Friday, after the company contracted by the city of Lancaster for it ran afoul of the state fire marshal. According to an earlier announcement by the city, the state...