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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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L.A. County Celebrating International Artist Day with ‘Pawcasso Day’
Thursday, Oct 7, 2021

Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control will have an exciting event coming up that you do not want to miss. In recognition of International Artist Day, DACC will be hosting “Pawcasso Day” where selected dogs will create their own paintings. The dogs and their paintings will then be...

Marcia Mayeda Reflects on 20 Years at Animal Care & Control | Third in a Series
Thursday, Sep 16, 2021

Marcia Mayeda, director of Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control. Today’s blog is the third and final installment in a series in which I review how the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control (DACC) has improved its operations over the past 20 years. This edition discusses...

Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
Thursday, Apr 8, 2021

Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees. To provide opportunities for pet owners to economically renew their pet licenses, the Los Angeles County Department of...

What About the Animals Adopted During COVID-19? | Marcia Mayeda
Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021

Marcia Mayeda, director of Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control.   But What About the Animals? (Post-COVID) We have now reached the one-year anniversary of the shutdown of society as we responded to the threat of COVID-19. However, the future is looking very bright. After a...

Animal Care & Control Offering Tips on Keeping Kids, Pets Safer at Home
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

School closures due to the coronavirus pandemic have significantly changed home life for both families and their pets. Children are now home full time, learning new ways to engage with their teachers while continuing their education. Smaller children that would be in day care or pre-school are also home....

July 13: World’s Largest 1-Day Photo Shoot of Shelter Pets
Monday, Jul 8, 2019

More than 1,200 shelter pets at the seven Los Angeles County Animal Care Centers will be ready for their close-ups on Saturday, July 13, when the largest one-day photo shoot of pets in shelters happens from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The first-ever “Seen = Saved” Adoption Event will bring together 200 photographers...

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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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