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S.C.V. History
July 3
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]
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County Animal Care & Control Launches Resource for Rehoming Pets
Thursday, Sep 16, 2021

One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can face is no longer being able to keep their beloved pet. Pet owners have limited options when rehoming their pet – find a new home on their own, without any safeguards or guidance, or bring their pet to an animal care center, which can cause stress to...

L.A. County’s Animal Care, Control Seeking Volunteers for Dog Play Group
Thursday, Aug 26, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, which includes Castaic Animal Care Center, is recruiting volunteers. Break a sweat and get in your steps with DACC’s high-energy dog play group activities. Learn and explore medical responsibilities of shelter medicine. Our Care Centers...

California Animal Welfare Association Announces First Class of Certified Animal Control Officers
Monday, Sep 21, 2020

The California Animal Welfare Association announced Monday the launch of the state’s first Certified Animal Control Officer program along with the inaugural group of certified officers. This program promotes and ensures a high level of professionalism in animal care and control by setting standards,...

Adoptable Pets Fill Shelters After the Holidays
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020

As the holiday season comes to a close and families take down holiday decor, shelters nationwide are filled with their own guests — actually they’re filled to capacity with surrendered pets. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or ASPCA, defines surrendered animals as animals...

County Offering Discounted Pet Adoptions Until Dec. 31
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018

Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is offering discounted pet adoptions at its seven county animal care centers. The special promotion will end on Dec. 31. This holiday season, bring home a new family member and share the gift of love. The Castaic Animal Care Center is located at 31044 North...

2 Arrested on Weapons, Animal Cruelty, Threats Charges in Neenach
Friday, Nov 30, 2018

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested two men in the northwest Los Angeles County community of Neenach on felony weapons and animal cruelty charges, according to station officials. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “On Thursday, Nov....

County to Participate in Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair
Thursday, Oct 11, 2018

Animal Control Issues Statement on Horse Deaths During Creek Fire
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The tragedy of the deaths of 29 horses burned by the Creek Fire at a ranch in Sylmar has caused extensive public concern. The Department shares in the grief over the loss of these beautiful horses, and all other animals affected by the Creek and Rye fires. We also wish to acknowledge...

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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