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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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Potential Rabies Exposure at Malibu Café/Calamigos Ranch
Friday, Jun 10, 2022

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was notified that a bat was handled by one or more individuals, including a group of children, at the Malibu Café at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Public Health is warning anyone who may have come in contact with this bat to contact...

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...

33 Rabid Bats Found in LA County, 25 in SCV
Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Los Angeles County officials are reporting 33 rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County, of which 25 were in Santa Clarita. The report was last updated Dec. 11, 2017. The report concluded 29 bats were found at homes, one at a school, two were found at businesses and one found in a park. Three...

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...

SCV Hosts More than Half of County’s Rabies Cases
Friday, Nov 6, 2015

As the 2015 rabies season draws to a close, the Santa Clarita Valley has emerged as Los Angeles County’s uncontested leader in rabies cases. More than half of all rabies reports across L.A. County this year –56 percent – emanated from the Santa Clarita Valley, according to public health officials. Rabies...

It’s World Rabies Day… Remember: Don’t Touch That Bat
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

World Rabies Day seems like a good time to remind Santa Clarita Valley residents not to touch a bat. Sounds weird, but we’ve got a lot of rabid bats around here. Fully half of the rabid bats found so far this year in L.A. County have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, even though our valley...

Santa Clarita Valley Still No. 1 in … Rabid Bats
Monday, Sep 21, 2015

More rabid bats have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley this year, keeping the valley in the No. 1 spot for rabid bats in Los Angeles County, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Veterinary Public Health. Records show 16 of the 30 rabid bats identified so far this year in Los Angeles...

Santa Clarita Valley Passes 50% Mark in Rabid Bats
Friday, Aug 21, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley is the undisputed county leader. More than half of the rabid bats identified across Los Angeles County so far this year – 11 of 21 – were found in the SCV. By comparison, the SCV sports less than 3 percent of the county’s human population. The rabies virus has been on the...

Summertime in Santa Clarita Means Rabies
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

Just when it was starting to look like the incidents of rabies might be more evenly spread around Los Angeles County this summer, the Santa Clarita Valley played catch-up to regain its position as the county’s leading place for rabies, as it has been the last five years or so. The SCV might have less...

SCV Takes Early Lead in Rabid Bats
Monday, Apr 20, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley is once again the leader in rabid bats with two of seven rabid bats detected in Los Angeles County this year. Roughly half of the rabid bats identified in Los Angeles County over the past five years have been found in the SCV, even though the SCV sports less than 3 percent of...

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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
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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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