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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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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
L.A. County Education Office Among California’s Leadership Grant Winner
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Monday seven awardees, including the Los Angeles County Office of Education, for the 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21 CSLA) grant competition. These academies will receive federal funds to provide high-quality...

Saugus Union Seeking Feedback from Parents Regarding 2020-2021 School Year
Thursday, May 14, 2020

In an email to parents, Dr. Colleen Hawkins, superintendent of the Saugus Union School District, announced proposed plans for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. The full letter, including information on a poll regarding what educational format parents would prefer to see in the upcoming school year,...

Barger Unveils Framework for County’s Economic Recovery
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020

Supervisor Kathryn Barger introduced a motion, co-authored by Supervisor Hilda Solis and unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, that outlines the framework for economic recovery and development in Los Angeles County following the COVID-19 pandemic. “Although the Safer at Home...

LA County Public Schools Chief Calls for Closure Extension to May 5
Friday, Mar 20, 2020

Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo on Friday announced her recommendation to extend the closure of all public schools until Tuesday, May 5, 2020, to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Duardo’s action follows new public health orders issued March 19 by Gov. Gavin Newsom and...

March 12: Santa Clarita Hiring Spree & Community Resource Fair 2020
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020

The Los Angeles County Office of Education in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita will sponsor the Santa Clarita Hiring Spree and Community Resource Fair 2020 to employ hundreds of members of the Santa Clarita Valley community including; youth, veterans, individual with disabilities, CalWORKS...

LA County Boosts School Violence Prevention Effort
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Torrance – Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger held a press conference with officials at Torrance High School Monday to mark the expansion of a school violence prevention program, in the wake of recent mass shootings and in time for the back-to-school season. The press...

Supes Honor 6,000 Probation Department Employees
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors formally honored the more than 6,000 employees who work for the county Probation Department during the board’s public meeting Tuesday in Downtown Los Angeles. First District Supervisor Hilda L. Solis presented Chief Probation Officer Terri L. McDonald...

September 16: Quality Start L.A. Parent Summit at Boys & Girls Club
Friday, Aug 25, 2017

Quality Start Los Angeles will present the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Parent Summit at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall on Saturday, September 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The focus of this family summit is to provide parents and caregivers with informative workshops,...

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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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