| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Just as the memory of "Meatball," Glendale's favorite bear, may be fading, it appears a new bruin has taken to the city.
And this black bear — described as 3 to 4 feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds — has a fondness for hummingbird...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Glendale Unified Deputy Supt. John Garcia will become the next superintendent of the Downey Unified School District in April — making him the fourth leader of that district in as many decades.
Garcia was selected for the top job from an applicant...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Perhaps it should have been a given that a black bear with a taste for Costco meatballs, that came back for seconds and thirds — despite being relocated twice — and that had no problem holding his own on live TV would become a media sensation....
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Police officials have notified the California Department of Fish and Wildlife of a “fairly-large” mountain lion that is wandering inside the yard of a La Crescenta home.
The lion, which was spotted just before 2 p.m., doesn’t appear to...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A “fairly large” mountain lion that was spotted roaming in a La Crescenta neighborhood Thursday afternoon was tranquilized to be relocated in the wild, a state wildlife official said.
Officers with the California Department of Fish and...
| May 26, 2010
Thousands of Cub and Boy Scouts learned practical skills while having fun at this weekend's Centennial Council Jamboree at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas.
The event was a joint effort between the San Gabriel Valley and Verdugo Hills councils...
| Jun 5, 2010
PASADENA — Rep. Adam Schiff on Friday announced the start of the long-awaited study of the region's hillsides, which could lead to federal protection of the local area.
The announcement was a major milestone for Schiff (D-Burbank), who began...
| Jul 10, 2010
Some people volunteer in hospitals or libraries, but others babysit escape artist orangutans and dig worms for hungry foxes.
The Los Angeles Zoo enlists 800 volunteers from high school teens to retirees throughout the Los Angeles area, many of whom live...