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July 4
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade

Newsom To Require Elementary Through High School Age Students to be Vaccinated
Friday, Oct 1, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that California will require kids to get the COVID-19 vaccine to come to school. Newsom said all students, elementary through high school age, would be required to receive the vaccine upon their age demographic receiving final approval from the FDA for the vaccine....

County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several...

County to Resume Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Friday, Apr 23, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that after a safety review, the pause on the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine can be lifted and vaccinations can resume starting April 24. Vaccine providers in L.A. County with doses of the Janssen vaccine...

Newsom: L.A. County Restaurants, Amusement Parks Could Reopen This Weekend
Thursday, Mar 11, 2021

With California approaching a key COVID-19 vaccine milestone, Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that business restrictions could be loosened for restaurants and amusement parks as early as this weekend in the state’s largest counties. From a vaccination clinic in Los Angeles County, Newsom told...

Confusion on Second Dose Scheduling Prompts County Officials to Offer Clarity
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021

With COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked at Los Angeles County sites through the end of the week, Public Health officials assured those who received their first dose are guaranteed their second — but confusion over the scheduling process prompted officials to clarify the situation Tuesday. County...

State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions. “Our...

California Issues Warning Against Batch of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine After Allergic Reactions Reported
Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021

SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued the following statement Sunday recommending providers pause the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation. “Our goal is to provide the COVID...

California Vaccine Rollout Beset by Stockpile Shortage, Logistical Challenges
Monday, Jan 11, 2021

After receiving her first dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday at a Los Angeles park, healthcare worker Ana Giron said the vaccine rollout finally relieved some of the stress and anxiety she’s carried since the start of the pandemic. Giron, who works at a dental clinic in Pasadena, waited 20...

County Launches Partnership with Curative to Facilitate Nursing Home Vaccinations
Tuesday, Dec 29, 2020

Los Angeles County announced Tuesday the launch of a partnership with the city of Los Angeles and public health service startup Curative to deliver and administer the COVID-19 Moderna vaccines to staff and residents of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) in Los Angeles County. This partnership is the...

State, Feds, CVS, Walgreens Team to Vaccinate in Long-term Care Facilities
Monday, Dec 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO – California has opted into the federal COVID-19 Pharmacy Partnership, and at no cost to the state or local government, CVS and Walgreens will administer the Pfizer vaccine in long-term care facilities. Walgreens and CVS pharmacies across the state will handle vaccinations starting Monday...

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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker