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


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Sept. 15-21: Watch Out for Wildlife Week
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO — To help reduce collisions, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during “Watch Out for Wildlife Week” Sept. 15-21. This time of year, the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions typically peak as animals start migrating...

Wildlife Waystation Closes; Efforts to Relocate Animals Underway
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

The Wildlife Waystation notified the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on Sunday that it has voluntarily suspended its CDFW permit, thereby closing the facility. The CDFW is currently assisting with efforts to relocate the Waystation’s nearly 500 animals. The Wildlife Waystation,...

Sport Fishing Licenses for 2018 Now on Sale
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Sport fishing licenses for 2018 are now on sale from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Purchasing your license now will allow you to take advantage of a full year of the unmatched fishing opportunities the Golden State has to offer. With more than 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, 4,172...

State Reapproves Wildlife Plans for 21,000-Home SCV Development
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

[CDFW] – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released the Final Additional Environmental Analysis and re-approved the Newhall Ranch Resource Management and Development Plan and Spineflower Conservation Plan. CDFW approved the project originally in December 2010 after preparing and certifying...

State Dept. of Fish and Game Changes Name
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

The California Department of Fish and Game became the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), effective Jan. 1. The new name was mandated by AB 2402, which was signed Sept. 25 by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and is one of numerous provisions passed into law during 2012 that affect the department. “The...

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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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