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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...

2007-07-12 09:18:54

Commercial airline jet service at LA/Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) will get a schedule change effective September 5 to enable customers to more easily connect with flights to the east coast. Based on feedback from travelers, travel agents and companies in the Antelope Valley/High Desert, United Airlines will re-time its flights to provide more connecting flight opportunities at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). "We're pleased United has responded to feedback from business...

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...


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