Monthly Archives: April 2012

Recruitment for aerospace manufacturing jobs

PALMDALE – The South Valley WorkSource Center (SVWSC) will host a job recruitment on Tuesday, April 10 for molders, trimmers and CNC operators to fill positions for an aerospace manufacturing company. The recruitment will be held at the SVWSC, located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale from 9 am to 1 pm. Participants should arrive…

Sassy Couture Women’s Boutique comes to The BLVD

Amanda Marroquin, owner, manager and buyer for Sassy Couture address the crowd at a gathering Tuesday to celebrate the store's opening. The store recently relocated from the AV Mall to The Blvd.

LANCASTER – The City of Lancaster Tuesday welcomed Sassy Couture, a women’s clothing and accessories boutique, to The BLVD. The store showcases chic, trendy items from sweaters and tunics to semi-formal wear, especially popular for special events such as Vegas trips and cruises. “The BLVD was created with independently-owned establishments like Sassy Couture in mind,”…

Man pleads not guilty in roommate shooting death

James McElroy, 21, (shown with his 2-year-old daughter Izabella).

LANCASTER  – A 24-year-old man charged with murdering his roommate pleaded not guilty Tuesday in an Antelope Valley courtroom. Nicholas Brian Harper was arraigned before Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Robert McSorley and was represented by Deputy Public Defender John Cho. After pleading not guilty to a single count of murder, Harper was ordered back…

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 meeting is part of a series of meeting scheduled in various locations to gather public input on proposed alignments for two segments of the overall project: the Palmdale to Burbank section and the Burbank to Los Angeles section.

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…

Six on the ‘Most Wanted’ list for Palmdale, Lancaster

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PALMDALE – Palmdale Station is seeking your help in identifying or locating the following individuals. If you recognize any of them, or know where they might be hiding, please contact Palmdale Station detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Suspect: Jared McCart Jared McCart is described as a…

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…