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Lancaster (Los Angeles, California)

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  • A stoic little town faces tomorrow

    A stoic little town faces tomorrow
    Sigfried Carrle angled his farmer's hat into a forceful wind roaring across the Antelope Valley. He did not blink, even when a fly bounced off his craggy cheek. Dust curdled the air and shrouded the sun, and stalks of wheat trembled like the strings of a...
  • L.A. County's early voters don't mind the long line in Norwalk

    L.A. County's early voters don't mind the long line in Norwalk
    Voters hoping to avoid long election day lines found themselves standing in one that lasted nearly five hours Saturday in Norwalk. A crush of early-bird balloters swarmed the Los Angeles County registrar's office, where 100 voting booths filled a tent on...
  • Antelope Valley housing market feels like early '90s again

    By Kim Christensen, Times Staff Writer John Rockey has been hanging drywall for 35 years, and he's seen it all in the boom-again, bust-again Antelope Valley housing market. As residential construction flourished in the late 1980s, his company's ranks...
  • Palmdale gunman kills sister and ex-wife, then commmits suicide, authorities say

     
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's investigators say a Palmdale man killed his sister, then drove to his ex-wife's home and fatally shot her in front of their young child before fleeing and taking his own life Monday inside a truck on......
  • Authorities look for sex offender in Lancaster

     
    Sheriff's Department officials in Lancaster were seeking the public's help Wednesday in locating a registered sex offender who discarded his court-ordered GPS monitoring device but is still believed to be in the area. Daren Marvin Olsen left his...
  • Man convicted in Lancaster crossbow murder of retiree

     
    A Lancaster man was found guilty Monday in the 2008 crossbow murder of a retired Edwards Air Force Base employee who was killed while taking a nighttime walk, authorities said. A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury in Lancaster deliberated......
  • Santa Clarita Valley group concerned that illicit drug users are targeting trash at senior centers

     
    Reports that illicit drug users may be targeting the trash at senior living facilities in search of discarded prescription-drug vials have sparked concern among a group of Santa Clarita Valley senior citizens, doctors and pharmacists. “We don’t know...
  • L.A. County: Where the smokers are [Updated]

     
    When it comes to smoking in Los Angeles County, a new public health report released Tuesday found deep disparities depending on education, affluence, race and gender. Nearly a quarter of adults in Quartz Hill -- 21.9% -- are smokers, followed......
  • Wild horse advocates team with California winery owner to purchase 172 horses at auction

     
    RENO — With the financial backing of a California winery owner, activists on Saturday purchased almost all of the 174 horses up for sale at a state-sanctioned auction in Nevada to keep the horses from going to the slaughterhouse. Stephanie......
  • Heat wave grips Southern California, brush fire threat grows

     
    A heat wave that gripped Southern California on Wednesday is expected to last through the weekend, increasing the threat of wildfires and prompting officials to issue heat advisories for inland areas. The National Weather Service issued an extreme heat...
  • Fire jumps aqueduct, heads toward Palmdale homes [Updated]

     
    The Crown fire jumped the California Aqueduct on Friday afternoon and was bearing down on homes near Palmdale. Water-dropping helicopters battled to keep the flames from entering the Rancho Vista subdivision above the aqueduct. [Updated at 3:21 p.m.:...
  • Wildfires threaten power lines; DWP asks residents to conserve [Updated]

     
    With wildfires near Palmdale threatening power lines, the L.A. Department of Water and Power asked residents Friday to reduce their energy usage wherever possible. “We’re asking people to help care for our infrastructure while this fire is burning, as...