All-America Lists For NCAA Division I, II, III Released; California, Drury, Kenyon Top Lists

24 April 2014, 12:57 am

NORFOLK, Virginia, April 11. THE list of the swimmers and divers earning All-American status in the NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III ranks this year is a diverse mix of American and NCAA ...... Read More »

Why a racetrack honcho put his office in the basement

23 April 2014, 2:17 am

When Tim Carey took over the reins of Hawthorne Race Course after his father died in 2005, he decided not to move into a fancy executive suite on the mezzanine.... Read More »

Minor Earthquake Shakes Hawthorne Area

21 April 2014, 6:55 am

A minor earthquake shook the Hawthorne area on Sunday morning, but there were no reports of damage.... Read More »

A nice nose job at Illinois Derby finish

19 April 2014, 9:28 pm

Dynamic Impact rallies to edge Midnight Hawk and disappoint Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville for 2nd time Saturday Perhaps Joel Quenneville had a premonition.... Read More »

Elon Musk on Risky SpaceX Test: If It Works, It's the Biggest Thing We've Done

18 April 2014, 8:03 am

HAWTHORNE, California — If he can pull it off, it will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Musk tells Mashable . At 5 p.m. on Thursday, less than 24 hours before launch, Musk is gearing up his team for a long night of last-minute tweaks and scrambles before Friday... Read More »

Hawthorne Cat to Host California Air Resources Board Courses

16 April 2014, 12:37 am

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations (PRWeb April 16, 2014) Read the full story at Read More »

California school superintendent earning $674,559 suspended

11 April 2014, 12:51 pm

The superintendent of a small Southern California school district who makes more than the president of the United States has been put on administrative leave while his salary is reviewed.... Read More »

California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

10 April 2014, 5:49 pm

Legislation would create an exemption from local property taxes for a 10-year period. Beneficiaries would include Hawthorne rocket firm SpaceX. SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gea... Read More »

Tesla seeks right to sell cars directly to New Jersey customers in lawsuit

5 April 2014, 5:27 am

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors says it wants to sell its cars directly to customers in New Jersey, and is fighting a state law that effectively limits such  sales between automakers and car buyers.... Read More »

Husband pleads not guilty to running over the family's pet Chihuahua

26 March 2014, 10:06 pm

Michael Parker, 45, has denied murdering the dog - called Cow Cow - even though two security cameras captured the horrific incident in an alley in Hawthorne, California, in December.... Read More »