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

Supreme Court Decision Moves 2020 Census Deadline to Thurs., Oct. 15
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to halt the 2020 census count on Tuesday evening while litigation unfolds in the Ninth Circuit. As a result, Thursday, October 15 is the final deadline for residents to be counted. Los Angeles County officials warn of...

Judge Orders Citizenship Question Off 2020 Census
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019

By Nicholas Iovino SAN FRANCISCO – The Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census suffered a major setback Wednesday when a federal judge issued a second nationwide injunction against the policy, finding it would “threaten the very foundation of our democracy.” U.S....

Harris Urges Commerce Secretary to Fill Census Bureau Leadership Positions
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Gary Peters (D-MI), both members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), sent a letter today to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross pressing him on the unfilled Director and Deputy Director positions at the Census...

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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