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No Quick End Apparent to Sudden Strike by Bus Drivers Serving Pasadena Unified – Pasadena Now

January 19, 2018 3:53:00 am | 0 Comments

By EDDIE RIVERA, Community Editor with DAVID CROSS, Newsdesk Editor | Photography and Video by BRANDON VILLALOVOS 4:53 am | January 19, 2018 As thousands of parents scrambled to find rides to school for their children on the first day of a sudden strike by First Student, Inc. bus drivers, the Pasadena Unified School District…

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Fun the in sun at 'Best in the West' Pure 150 – Mojave Desert News

January 18, 2018 11:14:56 pm | 0 Comments

KERN COUNTY – Local raconteur and promotor extraordinaire, Cal City’s Lou Peralta, hosted yet another off-road race of epic proportions at his mountaintop lair, to be known as At the Oasis. For now it is the AVE Racing track, and last Saturday brought many a racer out to compete in the “Best in the West”…

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Council OKs placing parcel tax on April ballot – Mojave Desert News

January 18, 2018 11:14:56 pm | 0 Comments

CALIFORNIA CITY – Last week in two open sessions at City Hall, the Cal City Council and City Administration hosted two back-to-back budget meetings, with the council voting unanimously Jan. 11 to put a parcel tax on the April 2018 ballot. The tax, $150 per parcel, would serve to fund public safety, as does the…

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California AG: 'We will prosecute' employers who violate sanctuary laws – Fox News

January 18, 2018 10:13:54 pm | 0 Comments

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra discusses reports that wide-spread federal immigration raids may be planned soon in Northern California, at a news conference Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra warned employers that they must comply with a new California law that limits their cooperation with immigration officials. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)  (Copyright 2018 The…

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Circus coming to Ridgecrest – Taft Midway Driller

January 18, 2018 9:59:08 pm | 0 Comments

Michael Smit Staff Writer Cirque Legacy is coming to Ridgecrest. They’ll be playing at the Desert Empire Fairgrounds, 520 South Richmomd Road, from Thursday, Jan. 25 until Sunday, Jan. 28. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 25; 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 26; 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. on Jan 27; and 1:30 p.m.…

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Ridgecrest Cinemas: See '12 Strong' and a thank you note will be sent to deployed soldiers – Taft Midway Driller

January 18, 2018 9:59:08 pm | 0 Comments

Ridgecrest Cinemas will be doing something for the nation’s active duty troops who are deployed — it will send one thank you note for every person that sees the upcoming movie “12 Strong,” a film based on the military operation following the-Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “This being a strong military town, we wanted to…

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Ridgecrest Roundup: JAWS Wrestling, Team RGA place in recent tournaments – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

January 18, 2018 9:17:24 pm | 0 Comments

DI Staff Report The JAWS Wrestling Academy boasted eight students who placed at the Fountain Valley High School Tournament. Mason Annos (weighing in at 65 pounds), Isabella Gean (98 pounds), Aiden King (147 pounds), and Roman Rosales (111 pounds) all placed third in their respective weight classes, while Ryan Johnson (47 pounds), Isaiah Luna (58…

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Pasadena Unified Names Chief Human Resources Officer – Pasadena Now

January 18, 2018 7:38:00 pm | 0 Comments

Dr. Steven Miller Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald has named Steven Miller, Ed.D., as the district’s Chief Human Resources Officer, pending Board of Education approval. Dr. Miller was previously Human Resources Director in PUSD and principal of Marshall Fundamental Secondary School. He returns to Pasadena from the Lawndale Unified School District, where…

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Dominguez, Schaefer lead Flintridge Prep girls' soccer to rout – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 5:14:54 pm | 0 Comments

LA CAÑADA – If given the opportunity, Flintridge Prep girls’ soccer coach Esteban Chavez will speak about the deficiencies regarding his team and the many pitfalls that lay ahead throughout the rest of the regular season and playoffs. While such issues certainly exist, almost nothing has shaken the Rebels in Prep League play the last…

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California City police: Over 3 tons of marijuana seized, 9 arrested in pot raids – Kern Golden Empire

January 18, 2018 4:15:14 pm | 0 Comments

Courtesy California City Police Deparment Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Courtesy California City Police Deparment BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – California City police said they have seized over three tons of marijuana plants and arrested nine people over a series of raids over the…

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