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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody) [story]
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Lance Cpl Ricky Slocum, USMC

Retired fire fighter Leo Miller will host a barbecue at his Newhall home Dec. 3 to raise money for the Ricky Slocum Memorial Fund, which provides financial support for returning military veterans.

Lance Cpl Ricky Slocum was a 2003 Saugus High School graduate who was killed in Iraq in 2004. His parents, bob and Kay Slocum, established the fund in his name.

A $10 donation is requested at Saturday’s fundraiser. All proceeds will go to the memorial fund. A full bar opens at 5 p.m. followed by dinner including salad, tri tip, chicken, Leo’s special firehouse beans and more.

The barbecue will be held at 24227 Heritage Lane in Newhall.

If you can’t attend but want to contribute, mail your donation to the Ricky Slocum Memorial Fund, Attn: Leo Miller, P.O. box 220255, Newhall CA 91322.

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