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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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White House Wants to Eliminate Private Prisons
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

[CN] – The Justice Department said Thursday it will try to phase out private prison contracts, after an audit found they have more safety and security problems than government-run prisons. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates said she instructed federal officials to significantly reduce reliance...

Brown Plans to Lease Prison Facilities to Boost Capacity (Video)
Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

[Gov. Brown] –  Standing alongside law enforcement, local government officials and victims’ advocates today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff and Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway announced legislation to comply with a federal...

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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]
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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
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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]
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