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June 29
1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction

Castaic Battles Tough Choices and Plan To Part Ways With Gibson
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

[KHTS] – Castaic Union school officials are still facing several tough choices, primarily about school transportation needs, despite being able to pull back nine more pink slips, which brings the total number of rescinded layoff notices to 21 Monday. Officials would like to rescind all of the pink...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 14, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015

A fourth grade teacher at Castaic Elementary School has been arrested for suspected child molestation. The second in command of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges. The Amgen tour of California rolled through the Santa Clarita Valley this afternoon...

Tribute Honors SCV’s Top Teachers
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

The SCV Education Foundation honored Santa Clarita Valley teachers at the 31st annual Teacher Tribute at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC on Tuesday. Every year, the foundation gathers the best school teachers together to be honored for their innovative work in engaging students to find...

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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