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1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
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sarahbrewerthompson_mugThe prehistoric period in California is often considered one of the most interesting in the world due to the highly complex indigenous cultural systems that flourished there. More distinct cultural groups and languages coexisted in California during the pre-Spanish period than any other region in the hemisphere.

One of the smallest of these groups, and one that inhabited our local area, was known as the Tataviam. Archaeological evidence shows long-term residence in areas throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and Acton-Agua Dulce (including Vasquez Rocks and Placerita Canyon), as well as a rich system of trade with both coastal and desert cultures from hundreds of miles away.

Although most of the traditional ways that were specific to the culture, including their language, were lost within two or three generations after their assimilation into the San Fernando Mission, some valuable information has survived through a few…

 

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