Palmdale Will Pay $5.25 Million to Employees Who Say They Were ‘Terrorized’ by Ex-City Manager

The City of Palmdale has agreed to a $5.25 million settlement with thre

Brittany Maldonado 03/19/2024 - 9:11 AM
Palmdale Mayor Pro Tem Andrea Alarcón Arrested for DUI
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Palmdale Mayor Pro Tem Andrea Alarcón was arrested early Friday morning in the city of Glendale for suspicion of driving under the influence.

Brittany Maldonado 12/14/2023 - 9:21 AM
Zero-Bail Takes Effect in L.A. County. What Will the Impact Be on Cities?

A controversial zero-bail policy took effect in Los Angeles County on Sunday, October 1.

Brittany Maldonado 10/03/2023 - 9:28 AM
How to Celebrate City Hall Selfie Day

Tuesday, August 15 marks the eighth annual City Hall Selfie Day. This is a great opportunity to get some social media likes, while also promoting civic engagement and local government.

Brittany M. 08/15/2023 - 9:29 AM
Palmdale Hires Ronda Perez as City Manager, Solidifying Historic All-Female Leadership

Ronda Perez has been appointed City Manager of Palmdale after almost one year in the interim role. 

Brittany M. 02/07/2023 - 9:51 AM
Some Cities Are Fighting the Switch to District-Based Elections
Are we entering a new phase?
Brittany M. 04/21/2022 - 8:27 AM
Former Palmdale Mayor Pleads Guilty to Perjury in Corruption Case

Former Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of perjury as part of a public corruption case involving a local aerospace company.

Brittany M. 04/27/2021 - 6:55 AM
Palmdale, Los Angeles Top ‘Dirtiest Cities’ List

Eight out of the 20 “dirtiest” cities in the US are right here in the Golden State, according to new rankings from lawn care professionals, LawnStarter.

Brittany M. 02/10/2021 - 12:38 PM
California Contract Cities Association Mourning the Loss of Two Members

Bellflower City Councilman Joseph Ronald “Ron” Schnablegger and former Palmdale City Councilman Mike Dispenza both passed away this week.

Brittany M. 10/31/2018 - 3:35 PM
Palmdale Mayor Pleads Not Guilty in Corruption Case

Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford entered a plea of not guilty Wednesday to charges that he illegally received more than $60,000 a year from two local consultants which he then failed to disclose.

Brittany M. 08/23/2018 - 5:41 AM