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‘Boom!' New Details Emerge in Intense Victorville House Explosion

Investigators are working to determine what caused a Victorville home to explode, sending a woman to the hospital. An insurance assessor, arson investigator, and code compliance gathered at the scene of this home explosion on Adalane Court in Victorville. Family tells NBCLA that the woman injured in the blast is...
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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...

Gofundme launched for Hesperia truck driver stabbed to death near Fresno

AVENAL, Calif. ( — A 51-year-old truck driver from Hesperia named Joe Madeira, was stabbed to death in a random attack after giving the suspect a ride. On June 25, 2022, Madeira was traveling through the Fresno area when he came across a stranded 21-year-old man later identified as Isaiah Harley, a resident of San Francisco, along the road.

Golden Empire Most Wanted: June 30, 2022

The U.S. Marshals are asking for help to find a 23-year-old man considered a high-risk sex offender and get him off the streets. Marshals are looking for Judal Thompson. He has a criminal history that includes burglary, assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft and sex with a minor. Thompson...

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.

Victorville home explodes, woman inside airlifted to trauma center

A woman was airlifted to a trauma center after her Victorville home exploded early Wednesday, officials said. Sheriff’s dispatch received multiple calls reporting a loud explosion and a house on fire near Adalane Court and Llanada Avenue just before 3 a.m., the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said in a news release. Multiple agencies responded, […]

Stabbing investigation underway at the Riverton Apartments in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — Authorities are investigating after at least one person was stabbed at the Riverton Apartments in Victorville early Thursday morning. It happened at about 5:55 am, on June 30, 2022, in the 14300 block of Borego Drive. Details about the ongoing investigation are forthcoming, however, sheriff’s...
Antelope Valley Press

PWD wants grant to enclose ditch

PALMDALE — The Palmdale Water District is seeking a $5 million federal grant to enclose the Palmdale Ditch, an open trench that carries water from the Littlerock Dam reservoir to Lake Palmdale, where it is treated and eventually makes its way to customers’ taps. Enclosing 7.5 miles of...

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

RED, WHITE & BOOM: Where To See Fireworks This Independence Day

The Tri-Community is a fairly quiet place to spend the Fourth of July, due to firework bans and extremely high fire warnings in place, but if you are itching for a place to see a spectacular fireworks display then there are plenty of Independence Day celebrations within driving distance that are happening this year:

Palmdale, Lancaster firework shows canceled

With the reported cancellation of the Palmdale and Lancaster cities’ firework shows on the Fourth of July, Santa Clarita City officials are encouraging local residents to lock down their spots early for the Westfield Valencia Town Center show on Monday. The cities of Lancaster and Palmdale, as well La...
Antelope Valley Press

The show must go on

The onslaught of summer touring season is upon us. Every artist, musician and crew willing and able (or not) are sailing the seas of asphalt while the buffet line is open. Stack that salad bar plate three feet high, hit the ice cream machine until physically incapacitated. Get it while the getting is good. There are lost years to make up for.

Rural high-speed broadband coming to Antelope Valley

PALMDALE – The Community Coalition of the Antelope Valley (CoCoAV) has been awarded a California Community Foundation grant for outreach and education to guarantee the rural portions of the Antelope Valley have access to reliable, affordable high-speed internet, the organization announced.. “We are working to get funding for broadband...