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July 6
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall

Polls: Newsom Stumbles With Californians in One, Holds Steady in Another
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021

Two different polls out of California Tuesday paint different pictures of Californian’s approval of Governor Gavin Newsom and his management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the two polls, one found more residents disapproved the governor’s performance than approved, while the other found his approval...

Newsom Seeks $1B to Fight California Homelessness Crisis
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020

SACRAMENTO – With residents, lawmakers and President Donald Trump clamoring for action on California’s worsening homelessness crisis, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan Wednesday to spend more than $1 billion to connect people to housing and ordered agencies to build shelters on unused land. As homelessness...

California Pushed to Revamp Water Plans for Extreme Weather
Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Yo-yoing between heat waves, torrential rainfall and raging wildfires that burn through Thanksgiving, the explosive nature of California’s weather has been on full display over the last several years, and state water experts are calling for an update to water plans for extreme weather....

Poll Finds Californians Split on Charter Schools
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES (CN) – Reaching a consensus on how to teach California’s children is a tricky problem depending on whom you ask. According to a new study released Wednesday from the Public Policy Institute of California, some see a solution through charter schools while others cannot...

Newsom Vows Relief for Homeless Californians
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

SAN BERNARDINO – With a May 1 deadline to submit state budget revisions rapidly approaching, California Governor Gavin Newsom promised Southern California officials and health service providers Tuesday that the state could financially back their efforts to tackle homelessness. Newsom, elected in November...

Poll: Nearly 70 Percent of Californians Oppose Border Wall
Thursday, Feb 7, 2019

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – One day after President Donald Trump described the country’s southern border as “very dangerous” and announced a surge of additional troops to the border, a poll released Wednesday says Californians largely don’t believe in either Trump’s wall or his...

Audit of California Prisons Finds Inmate Rehab Efforts Ineffective
Friday, Feb 1, 2019

By Nathan Solis SACRAMENTO – While California lawmakers have embraced prison reform and rehabilitation programs over the last several years to address overcrowding, a sobering report from the state auditor Thursday found results have been lackluster. The extensive report found inmates are not being...

Experts Warn California Still Unprepared for Future Droughts
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

By Nick Cahill SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – An atmospheric phenomenon lingered along the West Coast over a recent four-year stretch, sending winter storms north and preventing precious rain and snow from reaching California. Dubbed the “Ridiculously Resilient Ridge,” the high-pressure system made the...

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