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2008-08-22 00:00:31

By Karen Maeshiro PALMDALE -- The city's plan to build a $950 million power plant would not only increase the local energy supply but also drive job creation and attract businesses, Mayor Jim Ledford said Wednesday. The city earlier this month submitted an application to the California Energy Commission to build the 570-megawatt hybrid power plant north of Air Force Plant 42. In his annual State of the City address, delivered at a Palmdale Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Ledford touted...

2006-11-20 21:00:24

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) today authorized release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide scheduled commercial air service at Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD), beginning in 2007. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa hailed the Board's action as tangible evidence of his commitment to a regional approach to meeting Southern California's growing demand for air service. "Developing new and expanded service at Southland regional airports will go a long way...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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