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Fireworks safety tips, illegal fireworks warning

Fireworks safety

PALMDALE – Dozens of local nonprofit organizations are selling “safe and sane” fireworks at various locations throughout Palmdale, and city officials are asking consumers to use the fireworks safely. The City of Palmdale’s neighborhood services department offers these important safety tips for residents using “safe and sane” fireworks in legal areas of the City of…

DryTown December Deal: Discounted 2015 season passes!

PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s DryTown Water Park is making holiday shopping easier and more affordable with a special discounted offer on all pre-season passes purchased online at www.cityofpalmdale.org/drytown, now through Dec. 31, 2014. In addition, DryTown is giving away a single-day admission ticket, valued up to $21, with each pass sold during the…

Volunteers needed for autistic youth skate clinic

Each child will leave with a skateboard!

PALMDALE – Volunteers are needed to assist with a free skateboard clinic for autistic youth coming to Palmdale early next month. Presented by the A.skate Foundation for autistic youth, the free clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, June 1, at Marie Kerr Skate Park, located at 39700 30th Street West…

Local girls part of championship volleyball team

PHOENIX, AZ – Quartz Hill High School’s Lyndsay Mlynar and Ashley Sargent and Paraclete’s Brittni Dorsey have a lot to celebrate. The three Antelope Valley girls were part of championship teams at the Phoenix Festival volleyball competition from June 24-28th. The Phoenix Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary, with over 400 teams, ranging from 12-18 year olds,…

Our Sports Edition has launched!

Sports Edition

We are excited to announce the launch of the Sports Edition of The Antelope Valley Times! The site will be managed by our very own sports maven, Jason Robertson, with contributions from The AV Times Staff.  To access our Sports Edition, click “Sports” on the menu bar of this website or access the Sports Edition…