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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
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Televised Forums a Missed Opportunity for McKeons
Monday, Apr 30, 2012

You’ve more than likely seen them popping up around town. Blue and hot orange Buck McKeon for Congress signs and reverse hot orange and blue Patricia McKeon for Assembly signs. The signs are visible, but the candidates themselves were both no-shows for Monday’s tape-delayed candidates forum hosted...

Cathie Wright, Former State Senator, Dies at 82
Saturday, Apr 14, 2012

Cathie Wright Former State Sen. Cathie Wright has died. She was 82. Wright, who represented the Santa Clarita Valley in the California Legislature for 20 years, died Saturday at about 9 a.m. from complications related to dementia. The conservative Republican lawmaker lived in Simi Valley, where she launched...

Sunday, Mar 18, 2012

Victoria Catherine Wright of Simi Valley, daughter of onetime state Sen. Cathie Wright, who represented the Santa Clarita Valley in Sacramento in the 1980s and ’90s, issued the following statement Sunday announcing her bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in...

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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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