The High Deserts Social Network Blog…


WHAT:   Grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony for Advanced Imaging Center’s new facility in Palmdale.

WHEN:   TODAY, Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 4 pm

WHERE:          607 W. Avenue Q, Palmdale 

WHO:            Advanced Imaging Center staff; Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford; members of the City Council; City of Palmdale staff; Palmdale Chamber of Commerce staff and Ambassadors.

WHY:            To celebrate the grand opening of

BACKGROUND:     Advanced Imaging Center (AIC) is a state-of-the-art, diagnostic medical imaging center specializing in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning (OPEN MRI and high-field MRI), 4D ultrasound, helical CT scanning, coronary calcium scoring, DEXA bone density testing, as well as x-rays.


            AIC was founded in January 1998 by Dr. Ray H. Hashemi, M.D., Ph.D. (Dr. Ray). Dr. Ray received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of California. He later completed his Medical Degree (M.D.) from the University of Miami School of Medicine. Subsequently, Dr. Ray completed five years of diagnostic radiology residency program and one year of MRI fellowship training in the Los Angeles area. He is the author of the book “MRI: The Basics,” a 353-page book with over 400 illustrations and images on the physics and basics of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), whose 2nd edition was recently published. Dr. Ray is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and an expert in the field of MRI.

INFORMATION:    AIC – 661/267-2070

July 26, 2011 Posted by | City of Palmdale | , , | Leave a comment

Presentation of new videoconferencing center at City of Palmdale.

WHAT:           Presentation of new videoconferencing center at City of Palmdale.

WHEN:           TODAY – Tuesday, July 26 at 2:30 pm

WHERE:  Palmdale City Hall, Development Services Conference Room, 38250 Sierra Highway, Palmdale.

WHO:            Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford; Palmdale City Councilmembers Mike Dispenza and Steve Hofbauer; SCAG’s Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata (via videoconferencing from Los Angeles); and Palmdale Transportation/GIS Manager Mike Behen.

WHY:                    Provide more opportunities for local participation in Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) meetings, and potentially other regional meetings.  Will provide significant savings in travel time and costs.

BACKGROUND:     The City of Palmdale was selected to be the site of new video teleconferencing center that allows local agencies to participate in meetings at locations in the Los Angeles area without having to make the 4 hour round trip.

Funded by Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), the Palmdale center is located in the City’s Development Services conference room. The equipment features two 60-inch LCD televisions and videoconferencing hardware and software that allows for real time audio and video interaction.

INFORMATION:    For more information, call Mike Behen at 661/267-5300.

July 26, 2011 Posted by | City of Palmdale, palmdale chamber events, palmdale meeting place | , , | Leave a comment

Need a place to meet? Give AVCamille’s a call in Palmdale or Lancaster

Need a place to meet? Give Camille’s a call Palmdale 661. 273.5500 or Lancaster 661.940.5878. Not only a place to meet but click here to see AvCamilles Nutritional Facts. For a complete pdf file of AvCamilles menu click here. Palmdale 273-5500 or Lancaster 940-5878 Inviting, tempting, refreshing! That’s Camille’s Sidewalk Café. Come in—relax—pull up a chair and put down your cares.

July 7, 2010 Posted by | antelope valley meeting place, Nutritional Facts about avcamilles, palmdale resturant | , , | Leave a comment