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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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DMV Won’t Send Return Envelopes in Some Notices to Save Paper
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022

Sacramento – California vehicle owners may not receive a return envelope in their vehicle registration renewal notices in a paper saving action announced June 21 by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. With more Californians renewing their registration online as part of the DMV’s ongoing...

REAL ID Deadline One Year Away
Monday, May 2, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge picture. SACRAMENTO – If you still need a REAL ID, you have one year before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will require federally accepted identification, like a REAL ID or valid passport, to board a flight within the United States or visit secure federal facilities...

DMV Encourages L.A. County Residents to Update Information Online
Thursday, Mar 31, 2022

The California Department of Motor Vehicles reminds Los Angeles County residents to create or update their MyDMV account with their current mailing address and email address to stay informed about DMV services and to make sure important information from the DMV is sent to the correct address. Through...

Online Driver’s License Tests Now Available at DMV
Thursday, Mar 17, 2022

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering online options so customers who need to take a driver’s license knowledge test can complete the requirement at home before visiting a DMV office. For customers renewing a license with a knowledge test requirement, the DMV offers two options....

DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday. The previous extension was set to expire on November...

CHP Focuses on Eliminating Teen Distracted Driving
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021

Using cell phones, eating or drinking, adjusting a radio, or simply talking with friends are all activities teens engage in every day, but these activities become life-threatening hazards while driving. Unfortunately, many of these distractions will lead to crashes resulting in an injury or death....

Californians Warned of DMV Text Message Scams
Monday, Sep 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number or financial information through text or unsolicited phone calls or email. The DMV has heard from multiple customers...

DMV Announces Extension of Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
Thursday, Sep 2, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and Nov.  30, 2021, are automatically extended through Nov. 30, 2021, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday. The previous extension was set to...

DMV Warns Consumers Stolen Vehicles Being Sold Fraudulently Online as Used Cars
Tuesday, Aug 10, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles is alerting Californians to be on the lookout for unscrupulous used car sellers who are luring unsuspecting consumers into buying stolen vehicles online. This warning comes after DMV investigators report an increase in this type of illegal activity,...

DMV to Offer Paperless Notices in Effort to Reduce Carbon Footprint
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering Californians the option to receive driver’s license renewal notices by email as part of its ongoing effort to expand digital services and reduce its carbon footprint. “Our customers can now ‘go green’ with the DMV and opt in to...

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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
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