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Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Have Been Canceled in These SoCal Cities

Some Southern California communities will have to wait more than a year for their next Fourth of July fireworks shows. The cities of Lancaster, Palmdale, La Punte and Lynwood are being forced to cancel or revise their shows. The cancellations come after a state investigation into the company they all...
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Burglary suspect detained at gunpoint in Saugus

A person was detained at gunpoint on the 20500 block of Jay Carroll Drive in Saugus at approximately 1:30 p.m. Saturday after deputies were called to a report of a burglary. According to law enforcement radio traffic, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies were responding to a suspected burglary and detained the person at gunpoint.
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Around 150 still without power after vehicle crash last night

Approximately 150 people are still without power as of 10:30 a.m. Sunday after a vehicle collided with a utility box on Silver Aspen Way in Stevenson Ranch at about 10 p.m. on Saturday night. The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the accident but did not transport anyone to...
Antelope Valley Press

Separation of organic waste starts Tuesday

PALMDALE — Starting Tuesday, residents are required to separate all organic waste — including kitchen scraps and pizza boxes — into their green waste bins, to comply with new state regulations. “Anything that used to be alive” that once went in the trash should be separated as...
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...
CBS News

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...

Palmdale Shooting Leaves Two Wounded

PALMDALE – A man wounded in a shooting in Palmdale Friday evening was hospitalized in critical condition while a second man was hospitalized with moderate injuries. Deputies from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station were called at 8:52 p.m. to the 1700 block of East Palmdale Boulevard where they found a shooting victim lying in the parking lot of a shopping center.
Santa Clarita Radio

Pedestrian Killed In 5 Freeway Crash, Traffic Impacted

UPDATE (10:05 a.m.): All lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway have been reopened. Around 3:39 a.m. Saturday first responders received reports of a traffic collision on the northbound 5 Freeway near the 14 Freeway interchange, said Officer Moses Marroquin, with the California Highway Patrol (CHP). “It was a auto versus...
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...
Antelope Valley Press

Residents in rural areas must prove dust limits

QUARTZ HILL — Rural residents who live on private dirt roads not accessible from a county-maintained road would be required to provide written consent and proof of dust suppression measures for access to the roads for waste collection under the Los Angeles County Department of Public Work’s proposed formation and operation of Garbage Disposal Districts for Acton and Agua Dulce, Quartz Hill and those in eastern and western Antelope Valley.

Where to Celebrate the 4th Safely in 2022

Lancaster, Palmdale, Lynwood and La Puente won’t be having fireworks this weekend, because the pyrotechnics company they hired is under investigation! And this year, So Cal’s already dry conditions have been exacerbated by the drought, so it’s a tinderbox out there! Many public fireworks displays, like those in Claremont, have already been cancelled. Please don’t light illegal fireworks, instead check out where to party!!!
Antelope Valley Press

New firefighter class graduates

LANCASTER — Antelope Valley College’s Wildland Firefighter Academy marked its 17th graduating class, on June 23, the first graduating class since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than two years ago. Of the 34 graduates, 27 were selected to be on the Antelope Valley College Marauders Type 2 Hand...
NBC Los Angeles

Standstill Traffic in Santa Clarita After Crash on 5 Freeway

A crash in Santa Clarita has closed all northbound lanes on the 5 Freeway, leaving traffic at a standstill and causing delays for drivers. The crash was reported at 7:52 a.m. on Saturday, according to Sigalert, on the North 5 Freeway between Exit 162 for the 14 Antelope Valley Freeway and Exit 166 for Calgrove Boulevard.
Antelope Valley Press

Virgin Orbit night flight lifts seven satellites

MOJAVE — Virgin Orbit successfully sent seven satellite payloads into orbit, on Friday, in the company’s first nighttime launch. It was the small satellite launch company’s fourth commercial launch mission. The carrier aircraft, Cosmic Girl, took off from the dark Mojave Air and Space Port at 10:50...
Santa Clarita Radio

Fourth Of July Parade Returns To Santa Clarita Streets In 2022

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade is coming back to the streets of Old Town Newhall, with Senator Scott Wilk, Suzette Valladares and Olympian Brittany Cervantes riding aboard the KHTS fire truck. Announced by Terrell and Sharon on 98.1 FM...
Santa Clarita Radio

Garcia Offers Amendment To Stop California High-Speed Rail Federal Funding

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, offered an amendment during the House Appropriations Committee markup of the FY2023 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Bill that would prohibit federal funds from being used for California’s failing High-Speed Rail project. Originally, the high-speed rail from Los Angeles to San Francisco was estimated...
Canyon News

Firework Shows Forced To Cancel Due To Investigation

SANTA MONICA—Multiple cities in Southern California have been forced to cancel their annual Fourth of July fireworks show due to a pending investigation into a Santa Monica based fireworks company led by the California State Marshal. Exposhows Fireworks Events had fraudulently contracted with about two dozen cities across the...
CBS News

Woman critically injured in Lancaster shooting

A woman is in critical condition Saturday after being shot in Lancaster. The shooter is still at large. Deputies from the Lancaster Sheriff's Station responded to a call about shots fired at approximately 12:10 a.m. on the 1100 block of West Avenue H-12, where they found a woman who had been shot at least two times, said a deputy.
Antelope Valley Press

Valley offers many ways to celebrate the holiday

The Fourth of July holiday is upon us, and while the Fireworks Extravaganza at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds is canceled, there are still several opportunities for celebrations across the Valley. Acton. Acton’s traditional Fourth of July parade steps off at 9 a.m., on Monday, to mark its 59th event, with...