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Donations needed for children's camp
LANCASTER -- The Lancaster sheriff's station is asking the public to donate items needed at the Painted Turtle painted turtle
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The camp, which serves children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses, needs flushable baby wipes, nonlatex Band-Aids, alcohol-based hand sanitizers, insect repellant (containing at least 30 percent DEET), camphor-free lip balm balm, name for any balsam resin and for several plants, e.g., the bee balm.
Any of several fragrant herbs of the mint family, particularly Melissa officinalis (balm gentle, or lemon balm), cultivated in temperate climates for its fragrant , and Wal-Mart gift cards.
The collection drive will run through May 17, and items can be dropped off at the station's front desk. For more information, call Deputy Michael Rust at 661-940-3832.
College to present 'Tumbleweed Revue'
LANCASTER -- Antelope Valley College's Theatre Arts Department will present "The Tumbleweed tumbleweed, any of several plants, particularly abundant in prairie and steppe regions, that commonly break from their roots at maturity and, drying into a rounded tangle of light, stiff branches, roll before the wind, covering long distances and scattering seed as Revue" at 8 p.m. today in the AVC (1) (Advanced Video Coding) The video compression techniques used in the H.264 standard, jointly developed by ISO and the ITU-T. See H.264.
(2) (Audio Visual C Black Box Theater For the theater in Oslo, Norway, see Black Box Teater.
The black box theater is a relatively recent innovation, consisting of a simple, somewhat unadorned performance space, usually a large square room with black walls and a flat floor. , 3041 W. Ave. K.
The show will feature singers, comedians, dancers, storytelling, magic, poetry reading and a xylophone xylophone (zī`ləfōn) [Gr.,=wood sound], musical instrument having graduated wooden slabs that are struck by the player with small, hard mallets. The slabs are usually arranged like a keyboard, and the range varies from two to four octaves. .
Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For additional information, call 661-722-6300, Ext. 6728.
Annual Life Festival will be held at mall
PALMDALE -- High Desert Medical Group will present its annual Life Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Antelope Valley Mall's center court.
The event will feature free entertainment, kids crafts, face painting, free Mother's Day gift wrapping and health screenings.
The medical group also will present its Life Award. The award goes to someone in recognition of community service.
Student-employee contact investigated
SANTA CLARITA -- The Hart High School Hart High School may refer to:
The staff member has been placed on administrative leave, pending results of the investigation, a statement by district spokeswoman Pat Willett said.
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