Monthly Archives: April 2012

City of Palmdale Raises $980 to Fight Cancer

Palmdale's Kathy Inman displays some of the Bears of Hope which helped raise $980 in the fight against cancer.

PALMDALE – City of Palmdale’s employees helped raise $980 in the fight against cancer by participating in the American Cancer Society’s “Daffodil Days” campaign during February. “Daffodil Days gave our employees and others the opportunity to become more aware of the need for cancer research and make a donation to a worthwhile cause,” said Administrative…

CA High-Speed Rail Authority releases ‘better, faster, cheaper’ plan

The Palmdale to Burbank project section proposes to connect the Antelope Valley to the San Fernando Valley by traveling from the Palmdale Transportation Center to the Burbank Airport Station.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Monday released a revised Business Plan, to launch the nation’s first high-speed rail service—capable of traveling 220 miles-per-hour from Merced through Bakersfield and Palmdale to the San Fernando Valley—within ten years. “Our revised plan makes high-speed rail better, faster and cheaper,” High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman Dan Richard told a news…

Jobs available at new juice retailer coming to Palmdale

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PALMDALE – The South Valley WorkSource Center (SVWSC) has partnered with a new juice retailer coming to the Palmdale area for a special recruitment to fill open team member positions. The recruitment will be held on April 3, 2012 at the SVWSC, located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale. Orientation will be conducted from 12…

Man shot to death at Lancaster strip club Sunday

Updated 4/3/12 at 5:30 p.m. The man shot to death, in the parking lot of Snooky’s Sunday night, has been identified as Vyacheslav Berzer, 33, of Reseda, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. LANCASTER – Late Sunday night a 33-year-old man was shot and killed by a security guard outside an adult nightclub…

Lancaster Station cracking down on distracted drivers

Texting and driving costs a minimum of $159, if caught. Subsequent tickets cost $279.

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Station has joined law enforcement agencies across the state in cracking down on illegal cell phone use and texting violations as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. “Our officers take distracted driving very seriously,” said Lancaster Station Captain Bob Jonson. “If you haven’t heeded all the safety messaging to…