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July 3
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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Algae in Pyramid Lake at ‘Danger’ Level – Keep Out
Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

[DWR] – The Department of Water Resources urged people Friday to stay out of the water at Pyramid Lake in Los Angeles County until further notice and avoid eating fish from the lake due to the presence of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). Danger signs have been posted around the lake, and Emigrant...

Warning: Avoid Bodily Contact with Big Algae Bloom in Pyramid Lake
Friday, Jul 15, 2016

[DWR] – A large algal bloom has developed in Pyramid Lake, located in Los Angeles County, and the public is advised to avoid body contact with the water and take precautions during recreation at the lake. Activities near the water such as picnicking and hiking are safe. Because these blooms can...

Pyramid Lake Closed to Boats Due to Low Water Levels
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

Equipment repairs and maintenance on Castaic Lake earlier this month have left Pyramid Lake temporarily closed to boaters due to low water levels. “Our water level (is) 16-feet low,” said Bobilyn Bowman, an employee at the lake. “We are not accepting boats right now.” The family of water suppliers,...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014

Deputies recovered the body of a man Wednesday morning who had been missing since a fatal boating accident at Pyramid Lake on Sunday. Newhall School District is changing their elections in response to a letter received from a Malibu law firm. Santa Clarita officials released a copy of the ballot measure...

Coroner Identifies Body Found in Pyramid Lake
Monday, Jun 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Coroner’s officials have identified Rick Tanovan, 52, of West Covina, as the person whose body was retrieved Sunday afternoon from Pyramid Lake. Rick Tanovan “At 11:20 a.m. (Sunday), a deputy with the Sheriff’s Department’s Parks Bureau, assigned to patrol Pyramid...

Body Recovered from Pyramid Lake
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

A body was recovered from Pyramid Lake early Sunday afternoon following a boating accident. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said an overturned boat had been found and one person was confirmed dead. The rescue call came in around 11:45 a.m., officials said. No further information was immediately...

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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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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
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