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Acton is an unincorporated census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, near the Antelope Valley.
Aerospace is the human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the atmosphere of Earth (aeronautics) and surrounding space (astronautics).
Aerotech News and Review Inc., established in February 1986, is a bi-weekly aerospace trade journal and publishing company with corporate headquarters in Lancaster, California in the heart of America’s “Aerospace Valley”.
Affordable housing is housing which is deemed affordable to those with a median household income as rated by the national government or a local government by a recognized housing affordability index.
Joseph Edgar Foreman (born July 28, 1974), better known by his stage name Afroman, is an American rapper and musician.
An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who controls the flight of an aircraft by operating its directional flight controls.
An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport.
America's Next Top Model (abbreviated ANTM and Top Model) is an American reality television series and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model" and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Amtrak California is a brand name used by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Division of Rail on three state-supported Amtrak rail routes within the US State of California, the Capitol Corridor, the Pacific Surfliner, and the San Joaquin.
Thruway Motorcoach is Amtrak's system of Amtrak-owned intercity coaches, locally contracted transit buses, through-ticketed local bus routes, and taxi services to connect Amtrak train stations to areas not served by its railroads, or stations which are disconnected temporarily due to service delays or track maintenance issues.
Antelope Acres is an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County, California.
Antelope Valley is located in northern Los Angeles County, California, and the southeast portion of Kern County, California, and constitutes the western tip of the Mojave Desert.
Antelope Valley College (AVC) is a community college located in Lancaster, California, USA.
Antelope Valley High School is located in Lancaster, California, and is part of the Antelope Valley Union High School District, in northernmost Los Angeles County, California.
The Antelope Valley Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Palmdale, California.
The Antelope Valley Press, colloquially referred to as the Valley Press or AV Press by its staff and Antelope Valley residents, is the largest-circulation daily newspaper in Palmdale, California, United States.
Antelope Valley Transit Authority is the transit agency serving the cities of Palmdale, Lancaster and Northern Los Angeles County.
The Antelope Valley Union High School District (A.V.U.H.S.D.) is located in the Antelope Valley area of California, in northern Los Angeles County.
Area code 661 is a California telephone area code that covers the majority of California's Kern County, as well as part of Los Angeles County, Santa Barbara County, and Tulare County.
The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, and acaules commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae).
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas.
An auto row or auto mall is a business cluster with multiple car dealerships in a single neighborhood or road.
Avenged Sevenfold (sometimes abbreviated as A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.
Azusa is a city in the San Gabriel Valley, at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Bad Luck and Trouble is the eleventh book in the Jack Reacher series written by Lee Child.
Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States.
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bishop (formerly Bishop Creek) is a city in Inyo County, California, United States.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
Brandman University is a private, non-profit regionally accredited institution that provides educational opportunities for working adults.
Burlin Buntster Harris III (born August 7, 1985 from Palmdale, California U.S.) is an American professional "New/Current School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer whose prime competitive years are from 1999 to the present.
Bubble Boy is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Blair Hayes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in the title role, and written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio.
Charles "Buddy" Montgomery (January 30, 1930, Indianapolis, Indiana – May 14, 2009) was an American jazz vibraphonist and pianist.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The Governor Edmund G. Brown California Aqueduct is a system of canals, tunnels, and pipelines that conveys water collected from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and valleys of Northern and Central California to Southern California.
California City is a city incorporated in 1965 in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, southwest of Death Valley National Park.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is an executive department of the US state of California.
California High-Speed Rail (abbreviated CAHSR or CHSR) is a high-speed rail system under construction in California in the United States.
The California Institute of Technology (abbreviated Caltech)The university itself only spells its short form as "Caltech"; other spellings such as.
The California State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of California.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CPP, Cal Poly Pomona, or Cal Poly"Cal Poly" may also refer to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo; however, locals in southern California may also use the term to refer to the Pomona campus. See the name section of this article for more information.) is a public polytechnic university located in Pomona, California in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
State Route 138 (SR 138) is an east–west state highway generally following the northern foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and the western Mojave Desert of southern California.
State Route 14 (SR 14) is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of California, largely in the Mojave Desert.
State Route 18 (SR 18) in the U.S. state of California runs from State Route 210 in San Bernardino to State Route 138 near Adelanto.
California State University (Cal State or CSU) is a public university system in California.
Superior courts in California are the state trial courts with general jurisdiction to hear and decide any civil or criminal action which is not specially designated to be heard in some other court or before a governmental agency.
CarMax is the United States' largest used-car retailer and a Fortune 500 company.
Charles Kent Wilson (born January 29, 1953), also known as Uncle Charlie, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer and the former lead vocalist of The Gap Band.
In the United States, a charter city is a city in which the governing system is defined by the city's own charter document rather than by general law.
The term child actor or child actress is generally applied to a child acting on stage or in motion pictures or television, but also to an adult who began their acting career as a child; to avoid confusion, the latter is also called a former child actor.
CHIPS is a 2017 American action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the 1977–1983 television series of the same name created by Rick Rosner.
Daniel Christopher Covell (born March 24, 1971) is an American professional wrestler, best known by his ring name Christopher Daniels.
A city is a large human settlement.
A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
A civic center or civic centre is a prominent land area within a community that is constructed to be its focal point or center.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
A cornerback (CB), also referred to as a corner, is a member of the defensive backfield or secondary in American and Canadian football.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.
Craig Lee Brackins (born October 9, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for Nagoya Diamond Dolphins of the Japanese B.League.
"Crazy Rap", also known as "Colt 45 and 2 Zig Zags" or simply "Colt 45", is a dirty rap single recorded by rapper Afroman.
The Crenshaw/LAX Line is an under-construction light-rail line that will run through southwest Los Angeles.
Christian Satellite Network (CSN) International, broadcasting under the callsign KAWZ, is an FM radio station in Twin Falls, Idaho, operating on a frequency of 89.9 MHz with an effective radiated power of 100 kW at 302 meters above average terrain.
A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been substantially altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission; made into a personal "styling" statement, using paintjobs and aftermarket accessories to make the car look unlike any car as delivered from the factory; or some combination of performance modifying and appearance changes.
Dana James Eveland (born October 29, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
David Alan Doremus (born December 23, 1957) is a California businessman who as a child actor appeared as Hal Everett on ABC's Nanny and the Professor and as George "G.W." Haines for five years on CBS's The Waltons.
Deborah Jeanne Rowe (born December 6, 1958) is an American nurse known for her marriage to Michael Jackson, with whom she had two children.
In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.
Del Sur is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert, in Los Angeles County, California.
Derek Steven Hagan Jr. (born September 21, 1984) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.
DeShawn Anthony Shead (born June 28, 1989) is an American football cornerback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL).
Devil's Punchbowl, elevation 4,750 ft (1450 m), is a tilted sandstone formation on the northern slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains, in Los Angeles County, California.
DeVry University is a for-profit college based in the United States.
A domestic partnership is an interpersonal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are not married (to each other or to anyone else), but they receive a lot of benefits that guarantee rights of survivor ship, hospital visitation and others.
Dry Town Water Park is a water park operated by the city of Palmdale, California, opened in 2006.
An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.
Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force installation located in Kern County in southern California, about northeast of Lancaster and east of Rosamond.
Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.
Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is a private university system offering associate, bachelor, master's, and PhD degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business, engineering, computer programming, cyber security and security and intelligence.
The epicenter, epicentre or epicentrum in seismology is the point on the Earth's surface directly above a hypocenter or focus, the point where an earthquake or an underground explosion originates.
Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann (October 18, 1960 – April 22, 2017) was an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the television sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi.
Eugena Washington (born October 8, 1984 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States) is an American model, best known for being second runner-up on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 7 and for appearing in the music video of rapper B.o.B's single "Nothin' on You".
The Expo Line is a light-rail line that runs between Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica.
A family is defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes as "a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such people (including related subfamily members) are considered as members of one family." A family household is more inclusive, consisting of "a household maintained by a householder who is in a family (as defined above), and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there." In 2014 the US Census Bureau began including same-sex marriages in their counts of families and family households.
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
FlashForward is a U.S. television series, adapted for television by Brannon Braga and David S. Goyer, which aired for one season on ABC between September 24, 2009, and May 27, 2010.
In the United States, a foreign-trade zone (FTZ) is a geographical area, in (or adjacent to) a United States Port of Entry, where commercial merchandise, both domestic and foreign receives the same Customs treatment it would if it were outside the commerce of the United States.
Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.
Frazier Park is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.
A frontier is the political and geographical area near or beyond a boundary.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
The Foothill Gold Line Extension (also known as the Gold Line Foothill Extension) is an extension of the Metro Gold Line light rail corridor from its former terminus in Pasadena, California, east through the "Foothill Cities" of Los Angeles County into San Bernardino County.
Gorman is an unincorporated community in northwestern Los Angeles County.
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
A graduate school (sometimes shortened as grad school) is a school that awards advanced academic degrees (i.e. master's and doctoral degrees) with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor's) degree with a high grade point average.
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.
A hangar is a closed building structure to hold aircraft, or spacecraft.
Henderson, officially the City of Henderson, is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, about 16 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
High Desert is a name used to define geographic areas of Southern California deserts that are between 2,000 and 4,000 ft (609.9 and 1219.2 m) in elevation.
Hollister is the county seat and largest city of San Benito County, California, United States.
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed.
In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.
The Inland Empire (IE) is a metropolitan area and region in Southern California.
Route 15, consisting of the contiguous segments of State Route 15 (SR 15) joined by Interstate 15 (I-15), is a major north–south state highway in the U.S. state of California, connecting San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
Route 210, consisting of the contiguous segments of Interstate 210 (I-210) and State Route 210 (SR 210) forming the Foothill Freeway, is a major east–west state highway in the Greater Los Angeles area of the U.S. state of California.
Interstate 5 (I-5) is a major north–south route of the Interstate Highway System in the U.S. state of California.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Irvine is a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States.
Jack Reacher is a fictional character and the protagonist of a series of books by British author Lee Child.
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor.
Jason James Kubel (born May 25, 1982) is an American former professional baseball player.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (often referred to as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK or simply JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City.
Justin Deaon Tryon (born May 29, 1984) is a former American football cornerback.
KAVL (610 AM, "Fox Sports 610") is a sports radio station broadcasting from Lancaster, California owned by RZ Radio LLC.
KCRY (88.1 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Mojave, California.
KEPD (104.9 FM, "Juan FM") is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish adult hits format.
The Keppel Union School District is a school district that serves the far eastern parts of the city of Palmdale, California, USA, and its immediate suburbs including Littlerock, Pearblossom, Sun Village, Llano, and Lake Los Angeles.
Kern County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
KFXM-LP (98.3 FM) is a low-power FM radio station broadcasting an oldies music format, from a large record library spanning the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, with over 35,000 selections in rotation, including novelties and instrumentals.
KGBB (103.9 FM, "Bob FM") is a radio station licensed to Edwards, California, broadcasting to the Antelope Valley area on 103.9 MHz FM.
KGMX (106.3 FM "New K-Mix 106.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Hot Adult Contemporary format.
KHMS (88.5 FM), "Sounds of the Spirit", is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary Christian format.
KHRI (90.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary Christian format.
Kiel McClung (born May 1, 1985 in Fresno, California) is a former American soccer player.
KIIS-FM (pronounced "Kiss FM") (102.7 MHz, "102.7 KIIS FM") is a commercial FM radio station which is licensed to Los Angeles, California and broadcasts to the Greater Los Angeles area.
() is a Japanese manufacturer of railroad vehicles base in Osaka.
KKZQ (100.1 FM, 100.1 The Quake) is a commercial radio station registered to Tehachapi, California, and broadcasting from Palmdale, California to the Antelope Valley area.
KLXP (89.7 FM) is a K-Love affiliate station licensed to Randsburg, California and serving Ridgecrest, California City, and the Antelope Valley.
KMVE (106.9 FM "Classic Top 40 106.9") is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format.
Knight High School is a four-year public high school located in Palmdale, California and is part of the Antelope Valley Union High School District.
KOSS (1380 AM, "NewsTalk 1380") is a commercial radio station broadcasting a news/talk format.
KPAL-LP was a low-power Class A television station in Palmdale, California, broadcasting locally in analog on UHF channel 38 as an Independent station.
KQAV (93.5 FM, "Old School 93.5") is a radio station licensed to Rosamond, California and broadcasting to the Antelope Valley area.
KRAJ (100.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio format.
KSRY (103.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Alternative Rock format as a simulcast of KYSR (Alt 98.7) in Los Angeles, California.
KTLW is part of a syndicated Christian rock radio station owned by the Educational Media Foundation and serves parts of the greater Los Angeles area with programming from the Air1 network.
KTPI (1340 AM, News Talk 1340 KTPI) is a radio station broadcasting an News/Talk format.
KTPI-FM (97.7 FM, "97-7 KTPI") is a commercial radio station which is licensed to Mojave, California and serves the Antelope Valley region of Southern California.
Kurt Caselli (June 30, 1983 – November 15, 2013) was an American off-road motorcycle racer.
KUTY (1470 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Regional Mexican format.
KVVS (105.5 FM) is a simulcast broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) format as a simulcast of 102.7 KIIS-FM in Los Angeles, California.
KWTD (91.9 FM) is a radio station which simulcasts KWTW, broadcasting a religious format.
KWTW (88.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Christian Contemporary & Talk format, licensed to Bishop, California, United States.
KYSR (98.7 FM, ALT 98.7) is a commercial Alternative Rock radio station licensed to Los Angeles, California, serving the Greater Los Angeles Area.
La Cañada Flintridge is a city in Los Angeles County, California, with a population of 20,246 in 2010.
Lake Los Angeles is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Lake Palmdale is an artificial lake completed in 1924 along with the nearby Little Rock Reservoir created by Little Rock Dam.
Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.
Lance Allen Hooper (born June 1, 1967 in Palmdale, California) is a race car driver in NASCAR as well as several touring divisions.
Larry Chimbole (May 22, 1919 – November 10, 2015) was a United States Army veteran of World War II, California politician, and a member of the Democratic party.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Lashinda Demus (born March 10, 1983 in Inglewood, California) is an American hurdler who specializes in the 400 meter hurdles, an event in which she was the 2011 world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist.
A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.
James D. "Jim" Grant (born 29 October 1954), primarily known by his pen name Lee Child, is a British author who writes thriller novels, and is best known for his Jack Reacher novel series.
Leona Valley is a census-designated place located in the geographic Leona Valley of northern Los Angeles County, California, in the transition between the Sierra Pelona Mountains and Mojave Desert, just west of Palmdale and the Antelope Valley.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
California is a state located in the Western United States.
There are 88 cities in Los Angeles County, California.
The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties.
This is a list of the 100 largest cities in the U.S. State of California ranked by population, based on estimates for July 1, 2015 by the United States Census Bureau.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The following state highways in the U.S. state of California are entirely or partially unconstructed; in other words, their routings have been defined by state law, but no route has been adopted by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
Little Rock Dam also known as Littlerock Dam, or officially as Little Rock-Palmdale Dam is a concrete gravity dam on Little Rock Creek in Los Angeles County, California, located about south of Palmdale.
Littlerock is a census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Local Agency Formation Commissions or LAFCOs are regional service planning agencies of the State of California.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
The Lockheed Corporation was an American aerospace company.
The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is an American single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed by Lockheed's secretive Skunk Works division and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).
The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, commonly referred to as the L-1011 (pronounced "L-ten-eleven") or TriStar, is a medium-to-long-range, wide-body trijet airliner by Lockheed Corporation.
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole fighters.
The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is a long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft that was operated by the United States Air Force.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Los Angeles Air Route Traffic Control Center is an air traffic control center located in Palmdale, California, United States.
The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.
The Los Angeles Basin is a sedimentary basin located in southern California, in a region known as the Peninsular Ranges.
Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (abbreviated DHS and LADHS) operates the public hospitals and clinics in Los Angeles County, and is United States' second largest municipal health system, after NYC Health + Hospitals.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (LACDPW) is responsible for the construction and operation of Los Angeles County's roads, building safety, sewerage, and flood control.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County, California, as well as 59 cities, including the city of La Habra which is located in Orange County and is the first city outside of Los Angeles County to contract with LACoFD.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (branded as Metro; formerly branded as MTA or LACMTA) is the agency that operates public transportation for the County of Los Angeles.
With 17,694 employees, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, officially the County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, is the nation's largest Sheriff's Department.
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017.
Los Angeles International Airport is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) operates six rail lines as part of its Metro Rail system.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the airport oversight and operations department for the city of Los Angeles, California.
Mac and Me is a 1988 American science fiction adventure film co-written (with Steve Feke) and directed by Stewart Raffill.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.
Marcus L. Demps (born August 19, 1983) is a former American football safety.
Marion Lois Jones (born October 12, 1975), also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is an American former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
Metrolink is a commuter or regional rail system in Southern California; it consists of seven lines and 62 stations operating on of rail network.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Michelle Perry (born May 1 May 1979 in Los Angeles, California) is an American athlete.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.
The Mojave Desert is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America.
Mojave (formerly, Mohave) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States.
The Montgomery Brothers were a jazz trio consisting of the brothers Wes Montgomery (electric guitar, 1923–1968), Buddy Montgomery (piano, vibraphone, 1930–2009) and Monk Montgomery (electric bass, double bass, 1921–1982).
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
A musical road is a road, or part of a road, which when driven over causes a tactile vibration and audible rumbling transmitted through the wheels into the car body in the form of a musical tune.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
Neenach is an agricultural settlement in northwestern Los Angeles County, California, with a population of about 800.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The New York Giants are a professional American football team based in the New York metropolitan area.
Carol Denise "Niecy" Nash (née Ensley; born February 23, 1970) is an American comedian, model, actress, and producer, best known for her performances on television.
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.
The North American X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the X-plane series of experimental aircraft.
North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, in the Las Vegas Valley.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman.
The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy penetration strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is a flying wing design with a crew of two.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
Palm Springs (Cahuilla: Se-Khi)Wilkerson, Lyn (2009).
Palmdale High School is located in Palmdale, California and is part of the Antelope Valley Union High School District.
Palmdale Regional Airport is an airport in Palmdale, California.
Palmdale Regional Medical Center is a private hospital located in Palmdale, California.
The Palmdale School District is a school district that serves a major part of the city of Palmdale, California (USA).
The Palmdale Transportation Center is a multi-modal transportation center featuring a Metrolink rail station, a local bus hub, and commuter bus hub, in the city of Palmdale, California.
Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.
Paul Drake is a fictional private detective in the ''Perry Mason'' series of murder mystery novels by Erle Stanley Gardner.
Paul Clifton Anthony George (born May 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Horacio Paul Picerni (December 1, 1922 – January 12, 2011) was an American actor in film and television, perhaps best known today in the role of Federal Agent Lee Hobson, second-in-command to Robert Stack's Eliot Ness in the ABC hit television series, The Untouchables.
Pearblossom is an unincorporated community located in the Antelope Valley of the Mojave Desert, in northern Los Angeles County, California.
Pepperdine University is a private, not-for-profit, coeducational research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ.
Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966.
A pianist is an individual musician who plays the piano.
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government.
In biology, a population is all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
POSSLQ (plural POSSLQs) is an abbreviation (or acronym) for "person of opposite sex sharing living quarters", a term coined in the late 1970s by the United States Census Bureau as part of an effort to more accurately gauge the prevalence of cohabitation in American households.
The pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is a species of artiodactyl mammal indigenous to interior western and central North America.
Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana and is the flagship campus of the Purdue University system.
Quartz Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, and former military drill instructor.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Randy Scott Kutcher (born April 20, 1960) is a former Major League Baseball utility outfielder for the San Francisco Giants and Boston Red Sox from 1986 through 1990.
Raymond Lee Daniels (born April 29, 1980) is an American karateka, Tae Kwon Do practitioner, and kickboxer known for his flashy and aggressive style of fighting.
Raymond William Hatton (July 7, 1887 – October 21, 1971) was an American film actor who appeared in almost five hundred motion pictures.
Red Velvet (Hangul: 레드벨벳) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment.
The Regional Connector Transit Corridor (also known as the Regional Connector, Downtown Connector or Downtown Light-Rail Connector) is a light rail tunnel connection currently being built through Downtown Los Angeles to connect the Blue and Expo Lines to the current Gold Line and Union Station.
The Rockwell B-1 LancerThe name "Lancer" is only applied to the B-1B version, after the program was revived.
Ronald Lee "Ron" Hornaday Jr. (born June 20, 1958) is a retired American professional stock car racing driver.
Rory Markas (December 20, 1955 – January 4, 2010) was an American sportscaster best known as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's play-by-play broadcaster for eight seasons and as the radio voice of the University of Southern California men's basketball team for 11 seasons.
The Roxy Theatre (often just the Roxy) is a nightclub on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, owned by Lou Adler and his son, Nic, who operates it.
The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends roughly through California.
The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
San Francisco International Airport is an international airport south of downtown San Francisco, California, United States, near Millbrae and San Bruno in unincorporated San Mateo County.
The San Gabriel Mountains are a mountain range located in northern Los Angeles County and western San Bernardino County, California, United States.
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, California, and the 24th largest in the state of California.
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Scrubs (stylized as) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC.
Sean Michael Franklin (born March 21, 1985) is an American soccer player who currently plays as a defender for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.
Seismology (from Ancient Greek σεισμός (seismós) meaning "earthquake" and -λογία (-logía) meaning "study of") is the scientific study of earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies.
Sierra Highway or El Camino Sierra is a road in Southern California, United States.
Skunk Works is an official pseudonym for Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs (ADP), formerly called Lockheed Advanced Development Projects. It is responsible for a number of famous aircraft designs, including the U-2, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, and the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, which are used in the air forces of several countries.
SkyWest Airlines is a North American regional airline headquartered in St. George, Utah.
Southern California Edison (or SCE Corp), the largest subsidiary of Edison International, is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California, USA.
The Southern California Gas Company (referred to as SoCalGas) is the primary provider of natural gas to the region of Southern California.
The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of (OV-99) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists.
Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.
In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator (also known as sports announcer, sportscaster or play-by-play announcer) gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is an 80/20 joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to construct and maintain an airborne observatory.
Sun Village is a census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California.
Surge Radio is an English student radio station based at the University of Southampton.
Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (sometimes abbreviated as Terminator: TSCC or simply TSCC) is an American science fiction television series that aired on Fox from January 2008 to April 2009.
The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American science-fiction disaster film co-written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward.
The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 action crime film directed by Rob Cohen, produced by Neal H. Moritz and written by Gary Scott Thompson and David Ayer.
The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s.
The Good Times is the first greatest hits album by Afroman.
The Greatest American Hero is an American comedy-drama superhero television series that aired for three seasons from 1981 to 1983 on ABC.
The Outer Limits is an American television series that was broadcast on ABC from 1963 to 1965 at 7:30 PM Eastern Time on Mondays.
The Palmdale Aerospace Academy (TPAA) is located in Palmdale, California.
"The Premonition" is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show.
The Terminal is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Time Warner Cable (TWC) was an American cable television company.
The Tour of California (officially sponsored as the Amgen Tour of California) is an annual professional cycling stage race on the UCI World Tour and USA Cycling Professional Tour.
Twin cities are a special case of two cities or urban centres that are founded in close geographic proximity and then grow into each other over time, losing most of their mutual buffer zone.
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States.
Tyrone Culver (born July 6, 1983) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent.
U.S. Route 6 (US 6), also called the Grand Army of the Republic Highway, honoring the American Civil War veterans association, is a main route of the U.S. Highway system.
U.S. Route 6 (US 6) is a transcontinental highway from the U.S. state of California to Massachusetts.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.
United Express is the brand name for the regional branch of United Airlines, under which nine individually owned regional airlines operate short- and medium-haul feeder flights.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
United States Air Force Plant 42 (Plant 42) is a classified United States Government aircraft manufacturing plant, used by the United States Air Force.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Numbered Highway System (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated network of roads and highways numbered within a nationwide grid in the contiguous United States.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
The University of La Verne (ULV) is a private not-for-profit university located in La Verne, California, United States, about east of Los Angeles.
The University of Phoenix (UOPX) is a private for-profit college, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
The University of San Diego (USD) is a private Roman Catholic research university in San Diego, California, United States.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.
An urban enterprise zone is an area in which policies to encourage economic growth and development are implemented.
The United Soccer Leagues First Division (usually referred to as USL-1) was a professional men's soccer league in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico from 2005 to 2010.
A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") is a person who has had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field.
Victorville is a city located in the Victor Valley of southwestern San Bernardino County, California.
Volcano is a 1997 American disaster film directed by Mick Jackson and produced by Andrew Z. Davis, Neal H. Moritz and Lauren Shuler Donner.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
Waste Management, Inc. is an American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company in North America.
Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country.
The Westside Union School District in Southern California serves the western parts of Palmdale and Lancaster and their immediate suburbs, including Quartz Hill, Del Sur, Leona Valley, Antelope Acres, and Neenach. It enrolls transitional kindergarten through eighth grade.
William Henry Demps, Jr. (born November 7, 1979) is a former American football safety.
William John "Pete" Knight (November 18, 1929 – May 7, 2004), (Col, USAF), was an American aeronautical engineer, politician, Vietnam War combat pilot, test pilot, and astronaut in the X-20 Dyna-Soar and North American X-15 programs.
William Mulholland (September 11, 1855 – July 22, 1935) was an Irish American civil engineer who was responsible for building the infrastructure to provide a water supply that allowed Los Angeles to grow into the largest city in California.
Wind-chill or windchill, (popularly wind chill factor) is the lowering of body temperature due to the passing-flow of lower-temperature air.
A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
Yucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.