Film studio obstacle removed.
PALMDALE — A contract to renovate a city-owned building into a film production studio has been updated to remove a subcontractor whose certifications were in question. On Nov. 3, the City Council awarded the $441,835 contract to renovate the former tire store at 38448 Sierra Highway to Deark E&C, Inc., following a protest by the […]
Palmdale wins business-friendly honor.
PALMDALE — Palmdale was named as the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County for municipalities with populations greater than 60,000 people, by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. The award was presented to city officials during a ceremony, Wednesday night, for the 26th annual Eddy Awards, at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.
City is again examining street vendor ordinance.
PALMDALE — The city will take another look at its ordinance regarding street vendors to ensure it is not more restrictive than the state requires, and look at how such businesses may be supported. The discussion was requested by Councilmember Juan Carrillo for the Council’s meeting on Sept. 7.
Two city housing projects take another step forward.
PALMDALE — Two proposed affordable housing developments on the city’s east side cleared another hurdle last week as the City Council approved the density bonuses recommended for each. Because they are affordable housing, certain concessions to requirements are allowed under state law, known as a density bonus. This agreement closes the gap for affordable housing […]
Muslim Family Fun Day.
PALMDALE — More than 450 people turned out Saturday afternoon at Marie Kerr Park for the 15th annual Muslim Family Fun Day. The annual event was sponsored by the American Islamic Institute of Antelope Valley in partnership with Islamic Center of North Valley in Lancaster and Al-Umma Center of Santa Clarita. The event featured food […]
Two housing projects get preliminary OK.
PALMDALE — The Planning Commission on Thursday gave preliminary approval to two affordable housing projects proposed for the east side, after a number of residents turned out in opposition, arguing that such projects are planned predominantly for the east side of the city.
City officials dig in at site of new park.
PALMDALE — Members of the City Council and other City officials gathered at the corner of Town Center Drive and 35th Street West on Wednesday morning to celebrate the groundbreaking of the future Rancho Vista Neighborhood Park.