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Aerotech News And Review
Gate Guard becomes main attraction at PCS
On June 15, the Mojave Air and Space Port Gate Guard, a Convair CV-990, was featured at Plane Crazy Saturday.
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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio plans to fly to space on Virgin Galactic's new commercial spaceliner, along with the winning bidder in a charity auction at the Cannes film festival, according to news reports.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Where can residents drop off old medications for proper disposal?
Q: Does Kern County have a drop-off facility for expired or no longer used medications or OTC medications? I have asked my local pharmacy, and they will not take them.
Ventura County Star
Thousands attend Honey Harvest Festival in Fillmore
CARMEN SMYTH/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Amanda Andujar stocks up on honey from Bennett's Honey Farm on Sunday at the Honey Harvest Festival in Fillmore.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Mojave man who shot at woman and children arrested by KCSO
A 28-year-old Mojave man was arrested on June 8 on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, shooting at an inhabited building or vehicle, false imprisonment, spousal abuse and criminal threats, according to a news release from the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sifting through history at military crash sites
Peter Merlin trudges through the desert, side-stepping sage brush and creosote until he reaches a spot barren of vegetation.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
PPG Donates $10,000 for Palmdale Aerospace Academy\n
The PPG Industries Foundation donated $10,000 to the Palmdale School District in California for the new Palmdale Aerospace Academy charter school.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Powerhouse Fire kicks up, forces evacuations
As of Sunday night, officials had ordered a mandatory evacuation of Lake Hughes and of the John Munz and William Mendenhall probation camps.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Boron man arrested on multiple charges
A 33-year-old Born man was arrested on Saturday afternoon, June 1, on multiple charges after Kern County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a woman who had been held against her will in the desert community.
Wed May 29, 2013
The Desert Sun
C-SPAN to air Palm Springs weekend on TV
C-SPAN spent a week filming in Palm Springs as part of a series that explores the literary life and history of selected cities.
Tue May 28, 2013
SCE substation complete in Hinkley
HINKLEY Southern California Edison's new Sandlot substation located in Hinkley will become operational on June 7, according to SCE spokesman Paul Klein.
BNSF, CalTrans scale back major rail improvement project over Tehachapi Pass
A long train in the Tehachapi Mountains, Wednesday, travels along the side of Highway 58 as motorists are seen heading eastbound towards Mojave.
Fri May 24, 2013
Wind energy project near Mojave approved
MOJAVE The Alta East Wind Energy Project to be located approximately three miles northwest of Mojave and expected to generate millions in local tax revenue was approved Friday by the Bureau of Land Management, according to a BLM news release.
Thu May 23, 2013
NBC Los Angeles
SoCal Rattlesnake Season Begins
Southern California is at the beginning of rattlesnake season, experts said, which means residents of suburban areas, canyons and deserts will need to tread carefully to avoid the slithering members of four dangerous species.
Branson announces plans for Christmas launch of Virgin into space
Branson, in remarks last week during a trip to Dubai, said the first public Virgin Galactic flight would happen Dec.
Wed May 22, 2013
CHP plans sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 25
Hoping to cut down on drunken and drug-impaired drivers over the Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 25,in an unincorporated area of eastern Kern County.