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  • Online auction for 'Meatball' memorabilia closes at $2,000

    Online auction for 'Meatball' memorabilia closes at $2,000
    The bids are in for a package of memorabilia for Glendale’s most beloved bear, “Meatball.” An EBay auction for the famous bear’s orange tracking ear tag, painted paw print and a photo sold for $2,000 on Sunday. A spokeswoman for...
  • Mountain lion makes itself at home in Griffith Park

    Smack in the middle of Los Angeles, feasting on deer and roaming the chaparral-covered slopes, a mountain lion prowls Griffith Park. Yes, there had been sporadic rumors over the years of the 140-pound beasts lurking in the shadows of populated...
  • Animal control officials seek to assure Glendale residents about coyotes

    Animal control officials seek to assure Glendale residents about coyotes
    Animal control officials on Monday sought to ease concerns among Glendale residents unnerved by the prevalence of coyotes in their neighborhoods, saying the canines do play an important role in the local ecosystem and pose little threat to humans. At the...
  • Deadline looms on fundraising for preserve purchase

    Deadline looms on fundraising for preserve purchase
    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...
  • Wildlife sanctuary to see how 'Meatball' does with new neighbor, 'Sugar Bear'

    Wildlife sanctuary to see how 'Meatball' does with new neighbor, 'Sugar Bear'
    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...
  • Mountain lion spotted in Glendale

    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. Mountain...
  • Miss 'Meatball'? He's available online, a piece of him, anyway

    Miss 'Meatball'? He's available online, a piece of him, anyway
    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....
  • 'Meatball' merchandise may have hit a snag

    'Meatball' merchandise may have hit a snag
    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. ...
  • Auction of 'Meatball' memorabilia to go forward, sans lock of fur, sanctuary announces

    Auction of 'Meatball' memorabilia to go forward, sans lock of fur, sanctuary announces
    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...
  • Glendale's favorite bear takes to long-form writing

    Glendale's favorite bear takes to long-form writing
    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...
  • Land trust to close deal on Rosemont Preserve

    Land trust to close deal on Rosemont Preserve
    Officials at a local land trust said they are moving to close escrow on a 7.75-acre property in La Crescenta, dubbed the Rosemont Preserve, after community members closed a $40,000 fundraising gap that was preventing the purchase of the property. The...
  • Supporters mobilize fundraising campaign for Glendale bear

    Supporters mobilize fundraising campaign for Glendale bear
    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...