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

SCVTV Studio to be Featured in ‘S.W.A.T’ Thursday Night
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

The next episode of “S.W.A.T,” which will air Thursday night, Feb. 21, will feature a very familiar Santa Clarita Valley TV station. SCVTV, the community access television station, as well as portions of 14th Street and Newhall Avenue, were closed for several days in January in order to...

Moonves Exits CBS, Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Monday, Sep 10, 2018

Leslie Moonves has stepped down as chairman and chief executive officer of CBS amid allegations of sexual misconduct which he denied in a statement released Sunday. The statement read as follows: “For the past 24 years, it has been an incredible privilege to lead CBS’s renaissance and transformation...

Aug. 14: NFL writer Sam Farmer Speaks at Congregation Beth Shalom
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Sam Farmer, NFL writer for the LA Times, will discuss the return of NFL football to LA, the new Rams Stadium, the NFL season, Fantasy Football, division winner picks and Super Bowl predictions at Congregation Beth Shalom on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 11:00 a.m. The event is free to the congregation and the...

April 26: Spring Boutique at Congregation Beth Shalom
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

Join Congregation Beth Shalom Preschool and Religious School for the Spring Mother’s Day Boutique on Sunday, April 26, at Congregation Beth Shalom on Centre Point Parkway. The Boutique will feature shopping with fifteen new and returning vendors, including Tupperware, Thirty-One Bags, doTERRA Essential...

CBS Ordered to Pay $10.45 Mil. in SCV Wrongful Death Case
Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014

Julio Cesar Villamariona-Garcia is survived by a widow and three daughters. | Photos: Eternal Valley Memorial Park CBS has been ordered to pay $10.45 million in the wrongful death of a Reseda man who was killed while working on “NCIS” in Santa Clarita. The network reportedly already agreed to pay $450,000,...

Oct. 13: E-Waste Roundup at Congregation Beth Shalom
Friday, Sep 13, 2013

Congregation Beth Shalom is holding an E-Waste Roundup on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring all of your old computers, accessories, printers, monitors, cell phones, small appliances, etc to 21430 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita. This is a charitable donation. For information call Mark at 661-296-3507.

CBS Spinning Off Billboard Operations
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013

Yellow marks the spot of a CBS Outdoor billboard on southbound Interstate 5, south of Parker Road. CBS Corp., which owns many of the larger billboards in Santa Clarita, both in town and along the 5 and 14 freeways – and throughout the rest of the United States and other parts of the world – announced...

Vasquez Rocks Episode Pushes ‘Big Bang Theory’ to New High
Friday, Jan 11, 2013

“The Big Bang Theory” never had it so good. The top-rated CBS sitcom topped the charts and shattered its own series record Thursday in an episode that appeared to be shot at Vasquez Rocks in Agua Dulce (but was actually shot on Stage 5 at Warner Bros. in Burbank). After a three-week hiatus,...

Monday, Apr 9, 2012

Congregation Beth Shalom’s Sisterhood and Pre-School and Religious School Parent Councils are hosting a Spring Luncheon-Boutique-Fashion Show fundraiser Sunday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Valencia Country Club. Money raised will be used to supplement the education programs at the synagogue’s...

COC’s Marshall Craves Spot on ‘Survivor’
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

His interest was sparked when his wife introduced him to the game of wits. COC’s Safety Officer Tom Marshall has lived in the line of duty for many years. Now with his past experience, Marshall believes he has what it takes to undergo a season of CBS’ “Survivor.” With the help of COC’s...

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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