[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands]

William Preston Bowling, aka “Wild Bill” Bowling, took exception to KB Home’s Tom DiPrima saying that there were no tanks up at the windmill well in the highlands of Runkle Canyon May 23, 2012.

Bowling, dumbfounded by the audacity of such a statement, decided to embark a long journey through Ahmanson Ranch all the way to Runkle Canyon’s windmill well.

Sure enough, the tanks were still there. The largest one showed evidence of being recently tipped on its side. An security vehicle watched the vast reaches of the west end of Burro Flats where the well sits with tanks dumped there at least 22 years ago according to the Department of Toxic Substances Control.

Sometimes a person has to go the extra mile, literally, to show that he or she is right about something they have discovered that is wrong. Bowling went that extra mile, those extra miles, and the results speak for themselves.

Read more about Wild Bill Bowling and the Battle of Runkle Canyon in “Runkle Canyon TanksKB Home stumbles at Simi Valley Planning Commission meeting seeking project extension.”