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July 5
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]

California Delays COVID School Vaccine Mandate Until July 2023
Friday, Apr 15, 2022

The California Department of Public Health issued the following statement on April 14 regarding a new implementation timeline for adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccinations required to attend school. “The federal Food and Drug Administration has not yet fully approved COVID-19 vaccines...

COVID-19 Vaccination Being Required For All State Assembly Staff
Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021

All California State Assembly staff must be in the process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine by Sept 1, according to an announcement by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Los Angeles, on Monday. “Having a fully vaccinated staff will make the California State Assembly a national leader in COVID safety,”...

California Public Health Ramps Up Vaccine Outreach
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021

With a majority of Californian adults being at least partially vaccinated, California Department of Public Health is working with local health officials to fight disinformation to spur demand for the COVID-19 vaccination. Nearly 77 percent of adults in California and 74 percent of those aged 12 and up...

California Department Of Public Health Highlights Expanded COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
Wednesday, Jun 9, 2021

The California Department of Public Health released their latest “On the Record” ethnic media column encouraging families to vaccinate their 12-15 year olds against COVID-19. This age group makes up roughly 2.1 million Californians. Vaccinating them will help move the state closer to ending...

Majestic Princess Crew Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines
Friday, May 21, 2021

Majestic Princess crew members received COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday, May 21 at the Port of Los Angeles as it prepares to finalize its plans to return to cruising. In partnership with The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Ports America, and Metro Cruise Services, Ambulnz administered...

14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Friday, May 14, 2021

Andrew Jenofsky, 14, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s vaccine clinic on Thursday, May 13, 2021. He was the first adolescent to receive the vaccine at the clinic following its authorization Wednesday. CourtesyFourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line...

Children Age 12-15 OK’ed for COVID-19 Vaccine
Monday, May 10, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 Monday. The expansion “is a significant step in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic” and brings “us closer to returning to a sense of normalcy,” FDA Acting Commissioner Dr....

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout at Nursing Homes Still Pending in SCV
Monday, Jan 11, 2021

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine for residents and staff members of nursing homes across California has commenced, but those in the Santa Clarita Valley continue to wait. There are nearly 760 settings across Los Angeles County with active coronavirus cases as of Friday, according to data from the...

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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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