Friday May 17
REGION: Man exposed to rabies never found
A little brown bat -- similar to the one pictured here -- was captured in the Mojave Desert recently after it flew onto a man's shirt.
La Canada Valley Sun
Local stargazers escape to the desert
They traveled more than 200 miles from the San Gabriel Valley to reach one of the darkest corners in Southern California.
Solar Impulse- The solar airplane of Bertrand Piccard and Andr © Borschberg, successfully launched the "Clean Generation" initiative by completing the first leg of the 2013 Across America mission - " the first crossing of the United States by a solar-powered airplane capable of flying day and night.Pilot Bertrand Piccard took off from Moffett ... (more)
Las Vegas Herald
Health officials search for man exposed to rabid bat
Public health officials in Nevada and California are searching for a man who may have been exposed to rabies during an April 30 visit to Mojave National Preserve, 90 miles southwest of Las Vegas.
KTNV-TV Las Vegas
Health Warning: Man may have been exposed to rabies
The bat landed on the man's neck on Tuesday, while he was outside the book store at Kelso Depot, near Mojave National Preserve.
Mojave Desert: Rabid bat prompts search for endangered man
Health officials are trying to find a man who may have been exposed to a rabid bat deep in the Mojave Desert.
Desert Dangers: Heat-stricken motorcyclist dies, despite satellite Sos
An off-road motorcyclist died after apparently suffering heat exhaustion deep in the Mojave Desert while riding with friends who used a satellite messaging device to summon help, sheriff's officials say.