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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]
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L.A. County Celebrates Title IX 50th Anniversary
Thursday, Jun 23, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. On Thursday, participating Los Angeles County Parks After Dark, including Val Verde Park, will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX with a highly anticipated girls’ sports clinic and showcase starting at 6 p.m. More than 1,800 girls, ages 5 to 18 will have the...

Shakespeare in the Park Coming to Castaic Sports Complex
Monday, Apr 25, 2022

You can play at the park and see a play! The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is partnering with local theatre companies to host Shakespeare in the Park at locations across Los Angeles County, including Castaic. Save the date to catch a show at a park near you. Check out the calendar: Castaic...

Spring Jubilee Coming to Castaic Sports Complex, Val Verde Park
Monday, Apr 11, 2022

Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation for its Spring Jubilee! Attendees will enjoy holiday characters, arts and crafts, games, egg hunts, entertainment, music, and children’s story time. Head to your local park for springtime fun! Thursday, April 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

March 19: Junior Lake Life Guard Program at Castaic Lake Opens Registration
Friday, Mar 18, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation announced the Junior Lake Lifeguard Program will open online registrations for participants to try out for Summer 2022 sessions on Saturday, March 19. Serving as one of the most successful water safety training programs in L.A. County, the popular...

April 30: Day at the Rocks Family Event
Thursday, Mar 10, 2022

Click photo to enlarge flyer. The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, Vasquez Rocks Nature Center Associates and the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians are hosting a free, family-friendly event, “Day at the Rocks,” Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

Val Verde Bringing Holiday Cheer with Parks After Dark
Thursday, Nov 18, 2021

It’s park time Los Angeles County! Parks After Dark returns with a captivating Winter Wonderland experience that will bring holiday cheer and 40 tons of snow to 33 L.A. County Parks, including Val Verde Park, in the month of December. Prepare for a frosty good time, complete with sled rides, entertainment...

L.A. County Opens Winter, Spring Scholarship Swim Programs at Castaic Aquatic Center
Monday, Oct 18, 2021

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is excited to announce that a series of Learn to Swim Scholarships will be made available for the Learn to Swim Program at Castaic Aquatic Center this upcoming Winter and Spring Season. These scholarships...

Countywide Effort Encourages Residents to Help Identify Regional, Rural Park Needs
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is inviting the public to provide input to help inform future planning and funding to address regional and rural park and recreation needs. The L.A. County DPR announced it is launching several activities to inform and engage county residents...

LA County Parks Is Hiring Recreation Leaders For Summer 2021
Friday, Apr 23, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation announced it will be hiring Recreation Service Leaders to work at local parks throughout Los Angeles County for summer 2021. The online application period begins Monday, April 26, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., and ends Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 5:00...

L.A. County Parks Halt In-Person Outdoor Programs Due to COVID-19 Surge
Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020

In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is temporarily closing in-person outdoor programming in accordance with the county’s Nov. 30 “Safer At Home” Health Officer Order to stop the spread of COVID-19. L.A. County...

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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
1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Mel Brooks
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