| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:26 PM
Coyotes and Capote, political comebacks and smart meters, as well as controversy and intrigue in the quaint, but not-so-sleepy community of Montrose, gave us a year that included a fascinating set of story lines that will continue to reverberate into...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:01 PM
It was a story that captured the hearts of Southern Californians in the days just prior to Christmas — two starving mountain lion cubs rescued off the streets of Burbank.
The cubs are doing just fine now, yawning and purring in an animal...
| Jan 15, 2012
We asked, and you delivered. More than 100 people submitted nearly 200 possible names for the two mountain lion cubs rescued last month.
Now it's your turn. If you haven't had a chance to vote in our online poll, you have until Monday to submit your...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The Glendale bear known as “Meatball” has had to acclimate to new food and a new home during captivity, and by the end of the month, he’ll have to adjust to a new neighbor.
Since being transported to the Lions, Tigers & Bears animal...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:27 AM
An Altadena-based land trust remains $40,000 short of the sum needed to purchase a 7.75-acre property in La Crescenta that has been dubbed the Rosemont Preserve.
The Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy, which wants to safeguard the land as open space for...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:59 PM
A mountain lion was spotted Wednesday on Stancrest Frontage Road, near the 2 Freeway in Glendale, according to police.
The sighting was reported to the Pasadena Humane Society around 1 p.m. by a solo hiker, said Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Like other celebrities, “Meatball” -- the famous Glendale bear that nosed through trash cans and caused ruckus in the foothills earlier this year -- has found value in his brand, or at least his handlers have.
Let the merchandising begin....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Like other celebrities, “Meatball” -- the Glendale bear that nosed through trash cans and caused a ruckus in the foothills earlier this year -- has found value in his brand, or at least his handlers have.
Let the merchandising begin. ...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:43 AM
The San Diego County wildlife sanctuary that had planned to auction off a lock of hair from Glendale's most famous bear — “Meatball” — to help build a new habitat said Thursday that it will drop the item after learning the sale...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Over the summer, Glendale’s favorite bear appears to have taken up long-form writing.
Longer, at least, than 140-character tweets.
The 400-pound ursine, famous for his penchant for meatballs and other delectable trash, gained a following after...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:24 PM
With his days of raiding local trash cans or taking a dip in backyard swimming pools appearing numbered, fans of Glendale’s favorite bear, “Meatball,” have started a fundraising campaign to pay for his relocation to a wildlife...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
The Glendale bear known as “Meatball” was captured Wednesday in La Cañada Flintridge after a game warden lured the popular ursine with bacon and honey -- adding a sense of urgency to a campaign set up by his fans to raise money for his...