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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
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The “Every 15 Minutes” presentation promoting teen driving safety will roll into Canyon High School in Canyon Country on Monday, March 5 starting at 11 a.m.

The program for juniors and seniors goes on all day, starting with students being called out of class very dramatically by the “Grim Reaper” in the morning.

Those students, now considered “dead,” are taken to have cadaverous make-up applied.

Later, those students will be seen by every junior and senior in the school in front of the wreckage of two cars dramatizing the consequences of driving while impaired.

An entire re-enactment of a two-car collision will take place in front of approximately 1,200 students, including sheriff’s response, fire department rescues, transportation of the injured by ambulance, and the “dead” being taken away by the L.A. County Coroner’s van.

Canyon High School is located at 19300 Nadal Street, Canyon Country 91351.
A traffic advisory has been issued for this event: Nadal Street will be closed between Camp Plenty Road and Whites Canyon Road between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please be advised of possible traffic delays.

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