Lancaster, CA. August 17, 2021 — The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station has received over 200 body-worn cameras, one for each deputy assigned to the station, making Lancaster’s Deputies some of the very first in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to begin wearing body cameras for increased police supervision and public transparency.
Lancaster, CA. August 6, 2021 — In celebration of the City’s post-pandemic reopening, the City of Lancaster is hosting Welcome Back Lancaster: Stronger Together on Friday, August 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. After a difficult 17 months of life in a pandemic, the City is now able to hold...
Lancaster, CA. July 29, 2021 — The Lancaster Performing Arts Center Foundation will begin accepting applications for the 2021/2022 Community Performing Arts Grant Program on August 2. The grant program, now in its twenty-fifth year, provides annual production funding to community performing arts organizations that perform at the Lancaster Performing...
Lancaster, CA. July 28, 2021 — After five months of successfully administering tens of thousands of COVID-19 vaccines to Lancaster residents, the City of Lancaster closed its two mass-vaccination sites at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds on July 23. Lancaster residents are still able to get vaccinations at other local distribution sites or through healthcare providers. While the mass site has closed, Lancaster is shifting efforts into phase 2 of vaccination, focusing on smaller more accessible clinics within the neighborhoods.
Lancaster, CA. July 21, 2021 - On Monday, July 19, two Mayors signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in their respective cities, marking their efforts toward the world's first bilateral agreement by municipalities to use hydrogen as their green energy strategy. The online event, which took place simultaneously in Japan and the United States, was attended by global environmental dignitaries including Alex Padilla, U.S. Senator for California, Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor of California, and Yukari Hino, Director of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Strategy Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy of Japan. The concept of a hydrogen-centered Smart Sister City relationship was first proposed at a luncheon with Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, Akira Muto, and the Mayor of Lancaster, Rex Parris, in July of 2020.
- On July 19, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris presented Consul General Akira Muto, an advocate of Lancaster, with a Key to the City for his work in connecting Lancaster with Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Together, the two mayors signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in their respective cities, marking their efforts toward the world's first bilateral agreement by municipalities to use hydrogen as their green energy strategy.
Lancaster, CA. July 21, 2021 - The Lancaster Performing Arts Center (LPAC) is thrilled to announce its reopening in August and ticket bundles are available now! There is much to celebrate this season! We are excited to gather as a community with friends and family to enjoy live performances, as well as commemorate LPAC’s 30th anniversary.
Lancaster, CA. July 9, 2021 -- There will be a 26-hour freeway and road closure from 7 AM on Saturday, July 17 to 9 AM on Sunday, July 18. Southern California Edison (SCE) will be replacing a pole located on the 14 Freeway and Avenue J. This work is important to ensure that the power grid is supported with up‐to‐date technology and that reliability continues to improve.
Lancaster, CA. July 8, 2021— MOAH:CEDAR is pleased to announce its next solo exhibition,Past and Present,by Julio Anaya Cabanding. Opening July 10 at the MOAH:CEDAR galleries, this exhibition features new artwork and site-specific desert installations by the Málaga-based painter, Julio Anaya Cabanding. Known for his recreations of historical art masterpieces...
The City of Lancaster Announces The “Tour de Luke” Bike Ride For Charity In Partnership With Lucky Luke Brewing
Lancaster, CA. July 1, 2021 – The City of Lancaster is proud to announce its next SEE AND BE SEEN community bike ride! The City has teamed up with Lucky Luke Brewing and other local organizations to put together a 14.2 mile bike ride benefitting Resurrection Cycles. Resurrection Cycles has a mission to make safe transportation available and affordable for all. The community bike ride named “Tour de Luke” will take place on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 8 a.m.
Field of Drafts™ Pre-Sale VIP Tickets Will Be Sold at The TRACE ADKINS: The Way I Wanna Go Tour on June 27
Lancaster, CA. June 16, 2021 – The City of Lancaster’s upcoming special event, TRACE ADKINS: The Way I Wanna Go Tour, is being held at the Lancaster Municipal Stadium on Sunday, June 27 at 8 p.m. Country music star Trace Adkins will be performing live during a ticketed event that will include a beer garden and food trucks. The event will also offer attendees the opportunity to purchase a limited amount of pre-sale VIP tickets to another great stadium event -- Field of Drafts™ 2021.
Excessive Heat Warning Through the Week Calls for Safety Measures and Energy Conservation Flex Alert
Lancaster, CA. June 15, 2021 – An excessive heat warning has been issued in the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. Temperatures are expected to rise into the triple digits beginning Monday, June 14 through Sunday, June 20. The community is urged to take safety precautions and to conserve energy as much as possible.
Lancaster, CA. June 8, 2021 - The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) is excited to announce the revival of the Western Hotel Museum as a local social hub with a family-friendly Ice Cream Social sponsored by Eventually Events. This event is hosted in celebration of the newly renovated outdoor venue space at the historic hotel.
Lancaster, CA. June 4, 2021–The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) is excited to announce its new and upcoming exhibition,Cudra Clover: Hysteria,a solo exhibition exploring the work of contemporary artist Cudra Clover. Clover's work speaks to the technological overstimulation of the twenty-first century. MOAH is excited to invite the...
Lancaster, CA. June 1, 2021–The City of Lancaster is proud to announce an exciting upcoming special event – TRACE ADKINS: The Way I Wanna Go Tour. Country music star Trace Adkins will be performing live in concert at the Lancaster Municipal Stadium on Sunday, June 27 at 8 PM. This ticketed event will include a beer garden and food trucks.
Lancaster, CA. May 27, 2021– City of Lancaster offices, as well as the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds (Kaiser Permanente and High Desert Medical Group), will be closed on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. City offices and the vaccination site will resume normal business...
Lancaster, CA. May 24, 2021 – The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) is excited to announce its upcoming display of multimedia artist and graphic designer David Koeth’s Citrus Series. Humorously and ironically, Koeth’s citrus peel sculptures address humankind’s confrontation with the adverse effects of human-made pollution. Visitors can...
Lancaster, CA. May 21, 2021 -- The Lancaster Sheriff's Department, the California Department of Fish and Game, the California Highway Patrol, and other partners began a joint effort with Los Angeles County to investigate illegal growing operations within Lancaster city limits that are in violation of the City Municipal Code, state, and federal law.
Lancaster Recognizes Global Accessibility Awareness Day and Highlights Their Newly Redesigned Website
Lancaster, CA. May 20, 2021 – In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the City of Lancaster is pleased to highlight its recently redesigned website that offers residents an improved ability to easily access City services and information. The redesigned website offers access to streamlined information, which is simpler to...
Celebrate the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s 75th Anniversary at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History
Lancaster, CA. May 19, 2021 – The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition in collaboration with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, California. This collaboration serves to celebrate the Armstrong Flight Research Center's 75th anniversary. The Armstrong Flight Research Center is approximately 22 miles northeast of Lancaster, located on Edwards Air Force Base. The exhibition features video footage, photos, and artifacts from past flight tests and experiments, illustrating the Center's remarkable accomplishments in aviation and aerospace. The exhibition will be open to the public on June 5 at the museum. While MOAH is excited to be open to the public, their top priority is the health and safety of museum visitors and staff. MOAH asks visitors to wear a mask and follow the protocols for outdoor and indoor gatherings compliant with Los Angeles County and City of Lancaster guidelines.