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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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CSUN Alum Named Newest Member of County Assessor’s Executive Team
Thursday, Mar 31, 2022

Ivan Masayon (right) named to fill the position of Administrative Deputy II for the Assessor’s Office. Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang has selected Ivan Masayon to fill the position of Administrative Deputy II for the Assessor’s Office, with oversight of the Department’s Administrative Services...

Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30. The “Pop-Up Vaccinations Sites”...

County Assessor: Santa Clarita Top Five Highest Valued Cities
Thursday, Jan 6, 2022

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang released the 2021 Annual Report, which once again ranked Santa Clarita No. 5 in highest valued cities. The report reflects growth and increases in the assessed value of taxable real property despite the enduring pandemic. The report also includes an updated...

Expanded Homeowner Benefits Now in Effect
Thursday, Apr 1, 2021

A component of voter-approved Proposition 19 went into effect Thursday, April 1, that expands benefits for seniors, people with disabilities, and victims of disasters to transfer their property’s assessed value and tax base to another home of any value in California. “This is good news,” Los Angeles...

County Officials Warning Residents of COVID-19 Property Tax Scam
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19 that has been reported to a District Office of the Assessor. It’s being reported that unknown people are attempting to fraudulently...

County Assessor’s 2020 Assessment Roll Reflects Pre-COVID Market Conditions
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang certified the 2020 Assessment Roll, reflecting economic growth and an increase in the assessed value of all taxable real property and business personal property countywide. The 2020 Assessment Roll (Roll) grew by $95.9 billion (or 5.97%) over the prior year to...

Homeowners, Nonprofits to See Record Savings on 2019-20 Taxes
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

Homeowners and nonprofits across Los Angeles County will see record savings of $620 million on their 2019-20 property tax bills, Assessor Jeff Prang announced this week. “Growth in L.A. County property values means this year’s property taxes will deliver about $20 billion in essential funding for...

County Assessor’s Office Brings Home National Achievement Awards
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang and the Office of the Assessor have been named by the National Association of Counties (NACo) as the winners of two 2019 Achievement Awards for the development of cutting-edge information technology systems. To enhance accuracy and efficiency, Assessor IT experts...

Discovery of Historic Journals Offers Glimpse into LA County’s Past
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

In a small library, deep in the basement of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration, Assessor Jeffrey Prang discovered 20 historic journals that will now become part of the collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM). Dating from 1934 to 1951, the red-covered journals...

New State Law Ensures Equal Property Tax Treatment for Domestic Partners
Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Assembly Bill 2663, which extends property tax relief to registered domestic partners who were previously denied equal treatment, is among the dozens of bills passed by the state legislature and recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 2663 was sponsored by Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang...

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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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