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July 6
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall

Rudi Sodamin Named Princess Cruises’ Culinary Arts Head
Monday, Jan 24, 2022

Princess Cruises announced Monday Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first head of culinary arts, effective immediately. Sodamin is currently the master chef for Holland America Line, a position he will retain as he takes on his new role as head of culinary arts for Princess. “Chef Rudi is a hands-on...

Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer. The sale of the cruise ship is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet. Pacific Princess first joined the cruise...

CDC: Evidence of Virus Found in Vacated Diamond Princess Cabins Up to 17 Days Later
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

Clarification/Statement from Princess Cruises, 3/25/2020: The [original] headline saying the virus was “live” is actually incorrect. Princess Cruises volunteered to preserve select staterooms onboard Diamond Princess, known to have been occupied by positive cases. This testing was done in full collaboration...

Princess Cruises Itinerary Offers Chance to See Total Solar Eclipse in December
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

South America and Antarctica continue to lure travelers from around the world, and with Princess Cruises’ 2020-2021 program, guests can discover this region of the world with unique cruising opportunities. New for 2020-2021, guests will be offered the opportunity to see the Total Solar Eclipse off...

Princess Cruises Announces Leadership Team for Newest Ship
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Princess Cruises announced Monday the leadership team for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess, a year before her debut. Captain Nick Nash and Captain Gennaro Arma will rotate as Captains of Enchanted Princess. Debuting in Rome (Civatevecchia) on June 19, 2020 for a nine-day Mediterranean cruise, Enchanted...

Princess Cruises to Offer 2nd Annual Monopoly Cruise for Cash Promo
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

Princess Cruises announced Wednesday it will be offering the cruise line’s second annual Monopoly Cruise for Cash promotion, the largest-hosted slot tournament with the highest cash and prizes ever offered on a Princess cruise ship. The Monopoly Cruise for Cash promotion, made available through a partnership...

‘Royal’ Fanfare for LA’s Newest Homeport Cruise Ship
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

A Royal Princess arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday – that is, the 3,560-guest Princess Cruises ship – now here to take travelers to sought-after destinations including the Mexican Riviera, the California Coast and Alaska. In celebration of Royal Princess’ maiden call to the Port of...

Princess Cruises Appoints New Senior VP North American Sales, Marketing
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019

John Chernesky has been promoted to the role of senior vice president, North America sales and trade marketing for Princess Cruises. In this role, Chernesky will continue to lead the North American sales teams for Princess and Cunard, in addition to assuming responsibility for all Princess Cruises trade...


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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]