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

Open Auditions Aug. 26-27 for COC Fall Theatre Productions
Sunday, Aug 25, 2013

Local actors interested in participating in an upcoming College of the Canyons theatre department fall semester production are invited to attend one of two open auditions dates being held Aug. 26 and 27. The COC theatre department’s fall lineup includes productions of “Five Women Wearing the Same...

KIDZ Star USA Talent Search Coming to Magic Mountain
Monday, Jul 22, 2013

KIDZ BOP announced Monday that television and film star, Jennette McCurdy , will be the 2013 KIDZ Star USA celebrity mentor. KIDZ Star USA is America’s biggest online talent search for kids 15 and under. Aspiring young singers can enter now for their chance to win an RCA Records recording contract...

Friday, Jul 19, 2013

A production company in Los Angeles is currently seeking single moms in the Santa Clarita area who have a teenage son or daughter. Irwin Entertainment, a production company in Los Angeles, is currently developing a new show for a well known celebrity and entertainment network. They are looking for single...

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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