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Aug. 1: DUI-CDL Checkpoint in Western Ventura County
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

File photo The California Highway Patrol, Ventura Area, will conduct a driving under the influence (DUI) and driver license checkpoint on August 1, somewhere within the area of western Ventura County. All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on our local roadways by intoxicated,...

4 Arrests at Friday Night Checkpoint; 1 for Child Endangerment
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 26, at Newhall Avenue and Carl Court between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk...

Documenting the Undocumented: AB60 Driver’s License Stats for April 2015
Friday, May 8, 2015

The California Department of Motor Vehicles released April statistics for Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60) on Friday, as well as totals since the programs implementation on January 2, 2015. Original Driver License: 74,000          AB 60 driver licenses issued in April 2015. A license is not issued...

April 24: DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Inside City Limits
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

File photo The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 24 at an undisclosed location within the City of Santa Clarita, between the hours of 6  p.m. and 2 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven...

Antonovich Criticizes Cost of Issuing CDLs to Illegal Aliens
Friday, Jan 9, 2015

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich [Supv. Antonovich] – Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized the $240 million dollar cost to implement AB60, authored by Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville and signed by Gov. Brown, to issue 1.4 million California driver’s...

3 Unlicensed Drivers Busted at Checkpoint
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

File photo Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday night within the city of Santa Clarita. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide...

3 Arrests at DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint in Saugus
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 29, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the...

16 Arrests at Friday-night Checkpoints
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Two DUI checkpoints conducted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Friday resulted in 16 arrests, authorities said. The checkpoints were located on northbound Railroad Avenue north of Oak Ridge Drive and eastbound Newhall Ranch Road east of Grandview Drive, and were conducted between...

July 28: DMV Hearing in L.A. on Illegal Alien Driver’s License Law
Friday, Jul 25, 2014

The California Department of Motor Vehicles will conduct a public hearing in Los Angeles to receive additional public comments on the proposed regulations related to the implementation of AB 60, the state law that directs DMV to issue driver licenses to undocumented California residents. The hearing...

12 Arrests at Pair of CDL-DUI Checkpoints
Sunday, Jun 22, 2014

[KHTS] – Two DUI-driver’s License checkpoints were operated Friday by deputies from the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station – one on westbound Newhall Avenue at Carl Court, and the other on eastbound Magic Mountain Parkway at Avignon Drive. The checkpoints began at 6 p.m. Friday and ended...

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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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