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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
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Five Hurt in Early Morning Castaic Pileup
Friday, Aug 16, 2019

Five people were hurt, two seriously, in a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 5 in Castaic early Friday morning, according to county fire department and CHP authorities. Shortly before 4 a.m., first responders received reports of a traffic collision in the southbound lanes of I-5 at Hasley Canyon Road. “This...

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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]
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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]
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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]
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