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2009-07-09 14:00:57

The downturn in the housing market pushed property values down 0.09 percent in Los Angeles County in 2008, the county assessor's office said. It was the first time in 13 years the total value of property in the county had declined, The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. The value of all the property in Los Angeles County now totals $1.1 trillion, the annual report said. On average, the property value in the county has risen 7 percent each year since 1996. This year, in spite of the drop,...

2009-07-08 12:00:00

SYLMAR, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Quallion LLC, the world leader in the development of customized lithium ion batteries, today announced that it has selected Palmdale, Calif., as the location for its new state-of-the-art battery manufacturing plant. More than $10.6 million in incentives have been offered to Quallion by the City of Palmdale for the development of its new facility. Proposed incentives include tax credits, fee waivers and the sale of 9.65 acres of land in the Fairway...

2009-06-11 22:24:00

More than 2,000 Seniors at 22 L.A. County Locations Expected at Massive "Senior Stand-In" Friday to Protest Governor's Proposed Budget Cuts PHOTO & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 seniors at 22 locations from Palmdale to South Bay and from Santa Monica to Claremont will be staging a massive 10-minute "Senior Stand-In" at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 12. Stand-in locations across Los Angeles County are listed below. The...

2008-10-01 18:00:29

Considering the state of the economy, the cost of fuel and the loss of a federal grant, it's not a huge surprise that United Airlines has decided to stop flying out of L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport. But it is a blow to regionalizing air traffic. It was just a year ago that United decided to return to Palmdale, giving travelers another alternative to the crunch of LAX and the pressure on smaller airports such as Long Beach. To its credit, Los Angeles World Airports, a department...

2008-09-29 03:00:23

CONSIDERING the state of the economy, the cost of fuel and the loss of a federal grant, it's not a huge surprise that United Airlines decided to stop flying out of L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport in December. Not surprising, perhaps, but truly unfortunate to the greater goal of regionalizing Los Angeles' heavy air traffic. It was just a year ago that the major carrier decided to return to Palmdale, giving travelers in Southern California another option to the crunch of Los Angeles...

2008-09-26 09:00:27

WHAT: LA/Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) will join over 100 other community organizations in hosting the 17th annual Salute to Youth event. Over 2,500 high school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to visit with employers and discuss career opportunities. WHO: Southern California and Antelope Valley area employers High Desert area High school juniors and seniors WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2008...

2008-09-23 21:00:22

WHAT: LA/Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) will join over 100 other community organizations in hosting the 17th annual Salute to Youth event. Over 2,500 high school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to visit with employers and discuss career opportunities. WHO: Southern California and Antelope Valley area employers High Desert area High school juniors and seniors WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2008...

2008-09-20 12:00:00

By Art Marroquin United Airlines will pull service from L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport on Dec. 7, dealing a massive setback in the effort to divert air traffic from Los Angeles International Airport to outlying facilities. Record-high fuel costs and a general lack of traveler interest hampered United since it launched service between Palmdale and San Francisco on June 7, 2007. "I'm not surprised at all because this wasn't a lucrative route to begin with," said Los Angeles City Councilman...

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...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

By Karen Maeshiro PALMDALE -- Beginning Sept. 3, United Airlines will add two more daily flights between Palmdale and San Francisco in a bid to lure more people to use the Palmdale airport. Commercial flights -- two per day -- resumed at the L.A./ Palmdale Regional Airport a year ago, but flights on average have been less than one-third full. The slow start to the service in Palmdale highlights the continuing challenges for officials trying to spread air traffic across the region to...


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