4 hrs ago
LA Daily News
5 suspected of robbing 2 Lancaster cell phone stores
Two stores selling cell phones and portable electronic devices in Lancaster and Palmdale were robbed in the space of two hours by five suspects, authorities said today. No one was hurt or threatened during the incidents, in which approximately $5,500 of merchandise was taken, they said, adding that the first robbery occurred at a Verizon wireless store in Lancaster in the 43400 block of 10th Street West around 6 p.m. Monday.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Fresno Bee
High speed rail board considers farmland in Fresno County
More than 70 parcels of Fresno County farmland now under Williamson Act agricultural preservation contracts will be addressed Tuesday by the California High-Speed Rail Authority. The rail board, meeting in Palmdale, is expected to certify that the pieces of property -- which are along the approved right of way within the county of the state's proposed bullet-train line -- are necessary for the railroad route and were not selected just because of lower property values.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
LA Daily News
Ex-Lancaster church youth supervisor pleads no contest to lewd act...
Jonathan Michael Macy, 31, is facing 15 years to life in state prison after pleading no contest on Sept. 12, 2014, to committing a lewd act on a girl who attended the church where he was a youth supervisor.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Santa Monica Heart Walk at the Pier, September 21
The American Heart Association's second annual Santa Monica Heart Walk is on Sept. 21, at the Santa Monica Pier at 8 a.m., walk begins at 9 a.m. The annual 5K, sponsored nationally by Subway and locally by Union Bank, UCLA Health and Huntington Hospital, aims to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke-the nation's No.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
San Bernardino County Sun
L.A. County honors parents reunited with their children as family heroes
Tashasha Richmond with her children, from left, Tyeesha Baskerville, 7, Tristan Baskerville, 5, Tionna Smith, 11, and Jaliesha Smith, 9, at the L.A. Hall of Administration on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
LA Daily News
Sheriffa s deputy injured in Palmdale rollover crash
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy involved in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale was treated for minor injuries.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
NBC Los Angeles
Deputy Hospitalized After 14 Freeway Rollover Crash
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was hospitalized Monday morning after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the Antelope Valley.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
LA Daily News
Littlerock man convicted of second-degree murder in womana s dog mauling death
LANCASTER >> A Littlerock man who owned four pit bulls that mauled and killed a woman walking in the area last year was convicted Friday of second-degree murder.
Most business-friendly cities in L.A. County announced
There's no business like show business, it is said, but it isn't the only business in town, and to demonstrate that, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation recently announced the finalists for its 2014 Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County Award.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Teen's death leads to safeguards for some air guns
Last year's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy carrying a replica weapon prompted state lawmakers to approve a bill Thursday requiring bright markings on certain air guns.
The Sweet Science
Lanell Bellows Not A Champ Yet, But Says "I'm Already Winning"
Sorry, but I'm not really sorry, because I think it is important to iterate, and re-iterate, and hammer home the point that the sport of boxing doesn't exist merely as a sport to entertain blood-lusty cretins, but in fact, in so, so many cases, it exists as a lifeline for the participants.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
LA Daily News
Palmdale couple charged with torture, mayhem in 22-month-olda s beating
LANCASTER >> A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend are set to be arraigned next month on charges stemming from the beating of her 22-month-old son.
Josh Shaw's story under investigation
The story behind USC senior defensive back Josh Shaw's recent ankle injury took a bizarre turn today, as the validity of his version of events came into question.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
Sarkisian: USC investigating Shaw's heroic story
Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story that he sprained both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
USC's Shaw injured while saving drowning nephew
Senior cornerback/safety Josh Shaw proved deserving of his title of co-captain this weekend, but at quite a cost.
Football player injured while saving nephew from pool
Josh Shaw, a senior cornerback for the Trojans, was at a family gathering in Palmdale, California this weekend when he saw his seven-year-old nephew in distress in the swimming pool, with no one around to help.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Aerotech News And Review
MQ-4C Tritons to arrive at Pax River this fall
The MQ-4C completed a test flight Aug. 19 with updated software that enables additional beyond-line-of-sight communication capabilities.
Canadian Business Magazine
Is it possible for a corporation to be patriotic?: Chris MacDonald
The California and American flags hanging in a Walmart in Palmdale, Calif. But what makes a company "American"? What makes a Canadian company Canadian? What is it that makes an American company definitively all-American? Is it a matter of where the company is legally registered? Where it earns the bulk of its profits? Who its CEO is? Who owns its ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
San Fernando Business Journal
Local Cities Cited as Business Friendly
Three cities in the greater Valley were among 10 named on Thursday by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. as finalists for its award given to the most business-friendly cities.
Couple Indicted Over Torture Death of 8-Year-Old They Thought Was Gay
A Los Angeles-area woman and her boyfriend have pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges related to the 2013 death of her 8-year-old son, Gabriel Fernandez, who was routinely "abused, beaten, and tortured more severely than many prisoner of war," according to a deputy district attorney who spoke to the Los Angeles Times .