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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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Torlakson Unveils Updated Recommended Literature List
Friday, Jun 16, 2017

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson unveiled an additional 285 award-wining titles Friday to the Recommended Literature: Prekindergarten Through Grade Twelve list. “The books our students read help broaden their perspectives, enhance their knowledge, and fire their imaginations,”...

State Superintendent Disappointed in Trump’s Education Budget
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said President Donald Trump’s proposed budget is very disappointing and goes in the wrong direction with funding cuts that would hurt disadvantaged children, after school programs, teacher training, and other important services. Torlakson...

State Superintendent Tom Torlakson Supports National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recognized National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Wednesday and urged all Californians to learn how they can take action to stop this international crime. “Large cities, small communities, and now schools have become prime...

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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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