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July 7
1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]

County Flexing Financial Muscles to Help Eradicate Mussels
Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Quagga mussels on a boat propeller The county Board of Supervisors will consider appropriating $1.75 million on Tuesday to fund the state’s quagga and zebra mussel inspection and education program at Castaic and Pyramid lakes. Quagga and zebra (dreissenid) mussels are invasive, non-native species that...

Weekend Operation: Both Boats and Boaters Must be Dry
Thursday, Jun 21, 2012

Now that the weather has turned the public’s fancy to boating, inspectors at Castaic, Pyramid and Piru Lake are busy making sure that boaters are being safe – no boating under the influence, or “BUI” – and that their boats are free of quagga and zebra mussels, invasive species that are wreaking...

All Watercraft Subject to Pre-Launch Inspection at Castaic (Video)
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Quagga mussels on a boat propeller | Photo: NPS   All boats and other craft going out on Castaic Lake are subject to mandatory inspection  – and are in fact being inspected before they hit the water. California Fish and Game officials are keeping a wary eye out for one particular type of contraband:...

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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]
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]