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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction

Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
Monday, Nov 23, 2020

Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School. The project entails developing an area of three existing single-family residential dwelling units into 157 lots comprised of 137 homes on Sloan...

Castaic Town Council Plans to Hold Election Nov. 7
Friday, Sep 11, 2020

Castaic Town Council members are planning to hold elections for five seats, as well as a special election for a second vacancy for the Region 5 spot, according to the council website. Council members announced recently the election will be held Saturday, Nov. 7, the week of the general election, at the...

Castaic Town Council: The Old Road Concerns Persist
Monday, Nov 25, 2019

Castaic Area Town Council members voiced concerns to Los Angeles County Department of Public Works representatives about the expansion of The Old Road on Wednesday night, contending the county has not supplied them with enough information. The cost of the project discussed by county officials at Wednesday’s...

Castaic Town Council Hears Updates on I-5 Traffic Congestion
Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Three months after proposed an emergency plan following a chaotic Thanksgiving Day weekend in terms of Interstate 5 traffic congestion, the Castaic Town Council on Wednesday heard a progress report from Barger’s field representative, Stephanie English. Barger, who represents the county’s 5th district,...

Castaic Residents Angry About New Taco Bell on The Old Road
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

Castaic residents attending a Town Council meeting expressed their anger over a Taco Bell fast-food restaurant on The Old Road that already has a foundation. The primary complaints were the impact on traffic and the restaurant’s design. The 2,170-square-foot Taco Bell is being built north of the...

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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]
1650 map
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