'do we have bats in Southern California?' The answer is a most definitely 'yes'! In fact we have many species and there are bat walks sponsored by Sea & Sage Audubon Society
Experience and the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary that those of you living in or around orange county might want to attend! (Thanks Brian for that information!) While these may be filling up/full its worth keeping an eye on the website for future events!
Keep your eyes here for an update on 'the real bats of the OC'!
(Sorry- SoCal makes me think 'hipster' which led to the discovery of this lovely image from Queen Le-Fra-Fra)