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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


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Council to Consider Renaming Cross-Valley Connector For Veterans
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

The Santa Clarita City Council will be deciding whether to rename the cross-valley connector in honor of veterans at their meeting Tuesday night. Should the council vote in favor of the renaming, the roadway would become the Veterans Memorial Parkway in honor of the 10,000 servicemen and women who live...

Big Shoes
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Retirement and term limits are going to be making our part of Los Angeles County a little more interesting for the next two years. Soon we won’t have Howard “Buck” McKeon, and not long after Mr. Antonovich will term out. We may never be the same. But the real loss is someone never elected, save...

Placerita and the Coveted Key
Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014

The addition of the cross-valley connector (Golden Valley and Newhall Ranch roads) was a great improvement to relieve the congestion on Soledad Canyon Road. It makes it a whole heap better when crossing the north end of Santa Clarita. The real problem is getting into Old Town, or downtown, Newhall from...

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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
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