City of Palmdale administrative and business offices, the Palmdale Playhouse, South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), Legacy Commons for Active Seniors, Chimbole Cultural Center, and the Palmdale City Library will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. City pools will also be closed to lap swim, but all parks will remain open under COVID-19 safety protocols.
To report emergencies after hours, weekends or on holidays, residents may call 661/267-5338. Emergencies include sewer overflows, roadway/right of way hazards including downed tree limbs, downed signs and potholes, or broken sprinkler lines in City parks and landscaped areas.
Library materials may be ordered, and online services such as Homework Help, and eLibrary may be accessed 24 hours a day, every day at www.cityofpalmdale.org/library.
Parking and administrative citations may also be paid online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.cityofpalmdale.org/206/Citations. Business licenses may be paid online 24 hours a day, seven days a week by visiting https://cityofpalmdale.org/156/Business-License-and-Permits .
Administrative and business offices will reopen Thursday, Nov. 12 at regular business hours.
The public is invited to attend a Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Pelona Vista Park, 37720 Tierra Subida Ave. The featured speaker will be Col. Jay Orson, Commander 412th Electronic Warfare Group, Edwards Air Force Base. Also featured will be the singing of the Armed Forces Medley and a fly-over by 416th Flight Test Squadron “Skulls” F16. The program will include remarks from Palmdale City Manager J.J. Murphy, welcoming of dignitaries by Palmdale Mayor Steve Hofbauer, presentation of colors by the Edwards Air Force Base Blue Eagles Color Guard, the National Anthem performed on saxophone by Herbie Kae, Pledge of Allegiance by Point Man Antelope Valley Treasurer Stacia Nemeth, and an invocation by Chaplin Fred Villa of VFW Post 3000. Remarks will be made by Antelope Valley Veterans Community Action Coalition Vice President Rick Casper, and American Legion Post 348 Vice Commander Carl Hernandez will recite a Veterans Day poem, “Thank You for Your Service.”