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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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Wilk Announces L.A. County Awarded Millions to Assist with Homelessness
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021

File Photo: Courtesy Sen. Scott Wilk. SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties have been awarded more than $60 million to help provide services for the homeless. The grants will come from the Business, Consumer Services and Housing...

Barger Proposes Blue-Ribbon Commission on L.A. County’s Homelessness
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021

Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has authored a motion to create a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Homelessness that, if approved, will provide guidance and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on reforms to solve the homelessness crisis throughout Los...

Report Finds Drug Overdose Leading Cause of Death Among County’s Homeless
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Tuesday deaths amongst people experiencing homelessness (PEH) increased to a record 1,267 in 2019 and drug overdose was the leading cause with the greatest increase. In 2018, there were 1,114 deaths among people experiencing homelessness. This...

Supes Set 2020 Greater Los Angeles Youth Homeless Count
Friday, Jan 10, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors officially announced the annual Greater Los Angeles Youth Homeless Count, or L.A. Youth Count, to take place from Jan. 22-31, at Tuesday’s board meeting. Last year, the count found that there were an estimated 4,021 young adults, ages 18-24, who were experiencing...

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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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