Palmdale

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GOP move to expel senator fails to gain traction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A state Senate committee will not consider a Republican resolution seeking to expel a Democrat awaiting sentencing on perjury and voter fraud charges. Majority Democrats sent the resolution to the Senate […]

03/12/2014

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Two brothers charged with murder in 7-year-old girl’s shooting death

LANCASTER (CNS) – Two brothers were charged today with murder and other counts in connection with a car-to-car shooting in Palmdale that killed a 7- year-old girl. The charges against Jesus Alberto Peralta, 22, and […]

09/06/2013

Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Powerhouse Fire destroyed 53 structures

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials now say 53 structures including 24 residences were destroyed by the big wildfire in northern Los Angeles County. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Shawn Rollman said Thursday that crews were able […]

06/07/2013

The Powerhouse Fire, San Francisquito Canyon. (AP Photo)

Powerhouse Fire destroyed 24 residences

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials now say 53 structures including 24 residences were destroyed by the big wildfire in northern Los Angeles County. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Shawn Rollman said Thursday that crews were able […]

06/06/2013

Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Powerhouse Fire 70 percent contained

  PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are conducting mop-up operations at the scene of the big wildfire in northern Los Angeles County. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy says Wednesday that there has been smoke […]

06/05/2013

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Residents watched, waited until flames descended

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Residents of the rural community of Lake Hughes in northern Los Angeles County are waiting out a wildfire at a Red Cross shelter in nearby Palmdale. Dozens of people fled the […]

06/03/2013

Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Powerhouse Fire rages out of control

PALMDALE (CNS) – The Powerhouse Fire raging out of control in the Angeles National Forest since Thursday has scorched about 29,500 acres and is about 40 percent contained today, with full containment expected only next […]

06/03/2013

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4 pit bulls blamed for S. Calif. jogger’s killing

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) – A pack of dogs remained under quarantine at a Mojave Desert shelter on Friday as investigators tried to determine whether they were involved in a mauling that killed a jogger. By […]

05/10/2013

Human skull discovered in northern LA County

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — The Sheriff’s Department says a human skull has been found in northern Los Angeles County.

04/15/2013

Woman who won $23M lottery forgot ticket in car

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) – A California woman who didn’t know she had a jackpot-winning $23 million lottery ticket in her car has come forward to claim her fortune. The Palmdale woman’s daughter recognized her from […]

11/02/2012