| Jul 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A mountain lion mauled a 1-year-old German-Belgian shepherd mix named Cookie to death Saturday, making it the first reported killing of its kind this year in Glendale, officials said.
The attack prompted Glendale police officials to renew warnings to...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Authorities said on Tuesday they have not confirmed whether a dead deer -- the second such find in the canyons of East Glendale recently -- was killed by a mountain lion or coyote.
A Glendale resident found the remains of the small deer Tuesday...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
A deer was found dead at the Sports Complex in Glendale and authorities believe the animal was killed by an adult mountain lion and an offspring.
Community Services and Park personnel found the deer's body this week at 2200 Fern Lane. Mountain lion...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:21 PM
The person who submitted the highest EBay bid for a package of memorabilia commemorating Glendale's most famous bear, “Meatball,” never expected to win, but when she did, she gave some of the items back.
For San Diego resident Pamela Ricci,...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2012
Maura Large trains students at Eliot Middle School in Altadena in the language of dictionaries, encyclopedias and almanacs.
They might soon be able to find her title — credentialed teacher librarian — listed under “extinct species.&...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:03 AM
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.
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A mountain lion reportedly has been spotted in La Crescenta, the same community where a big black bear was caught and tranquilized last week after frequenting the neighborhood, especially on trash day.
Residents on Pineridge Drive were paid a visit...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 7:54 AM
A Department of Fish and Game warden shot and killed an 80-pound mountain lion after a resident spotted the big cat hiding in the bushes near her home.
It happened in the foothills below Angeles National Forest, where resident Marlene Hitt was closing...
| 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 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...