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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
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Judges Deny Request to Release California Inmates Amid Outbreak
Sunday, Apr 5, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO – Three judges overseeing a long-running legal battle overcrowded and unsanitary conditions in state prisons will not allow the mass release of California inmates to mitigate the threat of a large-scale COVID-19 outbreak. In a ruling released over the weekend, the panel of judges denied...

Audit Finds Most of CA’s Dams at High-Risk for Catastrophic Failures
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO (CN) – Despite a near disaster in 2017 at the nation’s tallest dam, operators and regulators of California’s high-risk dams have been slow to react and plan for catastrophic failures, according to a state audit released Thursday. Of the 650 dams the state believes could...

LASD Announces New Commander of Custody Operations
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

Kelly Harrington After a comprehensive nationwide search, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced that Kelly Harrington from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has been selected to assume command of the Sheriff’s Department’s Custody Operations. The LASD is...

Oct. 30: Worksource Center Hosts Correctional Peace Officer Recruitment
Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is partnering with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to host a Correctional Peace Officers recruitment on Thursday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, located at the College of the Canyons’...

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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
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