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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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SCV Sees Spike in Rabid Bat Reports
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

There has been a spike in rabid bat reports in Los Angeles County in 2019, and of these cases, nearly 40% have been located in the Santa Clarita Valley. Rabies-infected bats are a serious health concern not only to animals but also to humans, health officials say. This year, there have been a total...

Rabid Bat Left at Veterinary Center in Newhall
Friday, Sep 13, 2019

A bat left on a napkin on the doorstep of All Creatures Veterinary Center in Newhall on Tuesday has tested positive for rabies, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported Friday afternoon. Public Health officials seek help from the community in locating anyone who may have touched or...

Rabid Bat Sighted in Valencia; Vets Urge Caution
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

A rabid bat was discovered in Valencia last week, and local veterinarians are cautioning Santa Clarita residents to be vigilant and protect their pets. The animal was found by Los Angeles County Animal Control officials near the intersection of Via Vista and Via Solano on Oct. 30. Shortly after, notices...

38 Rabid Bats Found in L.A. County, 14 in SCV
Monday, Jan 30, 2017

Los Angeles County officials are reporting 38 rabid bats were found in the area with 14 being found in the Santa Clarita Valley. A total of 38 rabid bats were found in Los Angeles County in 2016, About 58 percent of them were found at private residences, 27 percent of them were found indoors –...

Two More Rabid Bats Found in SCV, Brings Total to 13
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

A total of 34 rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County, with 13 of them being found in the Santa Clarita Valley, in 2016 as of October 4. About 56 percent of rabid bats found in L.A County were found at private residences, 31 percent of them were found indoors – six in homes and four in...

Three More Rabid Bats Found in SCV, Brings Total to 11
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

A total 32 rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County, with 11 of them being found in the Santa Clarita Valley, in 2016 as of September 27. A total of 13 people and 10 pets were considered to be potentially exposed to them and were therefore referred for rabies post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) or...

Glendale, Burbank Rivaling SCV for Most Rabid Bats
Friday, Aug 19, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley remains in the top spot for more rabid bats in Los Angeles County, but Glendale and Burbank aren’t too far behind. Twenty rabid bats have been found in L.A. County so far this year, with six of them coming from the Santa Clarita Valley. Glendale and Burbank combined have...

Dog Quarantined After Eating Rabid Bat
Monday, Jun 20, 2016

The third rabid bat has been found in the Santa Clarita Valley for the 2016 year. Eight rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County so far in 2016. -Calabasas. January. Bat found alive outdoors at a school -La Canada Flintridge. March. Bat found outdoors at a public park. -Los Angeles (Downtown)....

Second Rabid Bat Found in SCV This Year
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The second rabid bat has been found in the Santa Clarita Valley for the 2016 year. So far in 2016, six rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County. Learn more about bats and rabies by reading below. -Calabasas. January. Bat found alive outdoors at a school -La Canada Flintridge. March. Bat found...

COC Student Bitten by Bat at Valencia Campus
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

A College of the Canyons student reported he was bitten by a bat at the Valencia Campus. The student reported the incident that happened Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., according to John Green, COC’s communications¬†director. File Photo Green wrote in a statement that the student was “walking...

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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
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