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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
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Castaic Hosts First-Ever Gnome Festival, Dam Run
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

In a day filled with marathons, parades and food, the inaugural Gnome Festival and Dam Run in Castaic on Saturday saw hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents and visitors in attendance. The day kicked off with a half marathon and 5K run set against the scenery surrounding Castaic Lake, according to...

April 13: Annual Castaic Dam Run, First Gnome Festival, Kids’ Parade
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

This year’s annual Castaic Dam Run at Castaic Lake on Saturday, April 13 will offer more fun for families as the event will also include the community’s first-ever Gnome Festival, featuring a Kids’ Gnome Parade. The event offers something for the entire family with a Half Marathon and 5K run available,...

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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Mel Brooks
1542 - Explorer Juan Cabrillo sets sail from Mexico; will stop for a drink at mouth of Santa Clara River [story]
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1972 - Upper (main) Castaic Lake opens for swimming and boating; afterbay opened in May [story]
Castaic Lake
1859 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez escapes from prison while serving sentence for grand larceny in L.A. County; recaptured in August and sent to San Quentin [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
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