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

New Community Center Opens Saturday in Canyon Country
Monday, Jan 7, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita will celebrate the grand opening of the new Canyon Country Community Center on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10 a.m.  The new Center is located at 18792 Flying Tiger Road, at the intersection of Sierra Highway and Flying Tiger Road in Canyon Country. The Santa Clarita City...

Nov. 7: CC Residents Invited to Weigh In on Community Center
Monday, Oct 29, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita is inviting Canyon Country residents to attend a public outreach meeting to learn about and provide feedback on the Canyon County Community Center from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex/ Activities Center, located at 20870 Centre Pointe...

City Hard at Work Around Town This Summer
Sunday, Jul 1, 2012

Ken Pulskamp Welcome to summer! I love the hot weather and really enjoy getting outside to swim and hike. I take full advantage of the city of Santa Clarita’s 60 miles of off-street trails and paseos, as well as local hiking areas, easily available at: www.hikesantaclarita.com. I am still working on...

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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