| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 6:08 PM
Three dogs left outside an abandoned foreclosed home for weeks were rescued Tuesday after shelter operators said the pack was vulnerable to predators and starvation.
The dogs were left without food or water, but a Good Samaritan appeared to have taken...
| Jul 24, 2010
LA CRESCENTA — Summer heat and charred hillsides have prompted the tell-tale signs of wildlife coming down into urban neighborhoods for respite and food.
Bears, bobcats, deer and coyotes have been spotted recently in backyards and on neighborhood...
| Aug 5, 2010
GLENDALE — All three dogs that were found abandoned in a foreclosed north Glendale home last month have not found new families yet, officials said.
All the dogs are in good health after being abandoned for weeks at a home on Delisle Court off...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:27 PM
Motorists and cyclists gathered by the dozen on Friday morning to be among the first in more than a year to travel a scenic stretch of Angeles Crest Highway that was closed after sustaining heavy damage following fire and rain.
The steep, winding roadway...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:22 AM
La Cañada Flintridge residents welcomed a visit from yet another member of the animal kingdom last Sunday when a bobcat took a daytime stroll down Melinda Thompson and Bill Scherkey’s front porch on the 1400 block of Flanders Road.
| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Congratulations to the Glendale City Council, as rationality defeats hysteria over Glendale's Brockmont Drive coyotes (“Mayor seeks alternative option for coyotes,” Sept. 14).
At least until the burned out house is demolished, the coyotes...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:03 PM
A bobcat was spotted today in an open grass area of Brand Park in north Glendale, said city spokesman Tom Lorenz.
The cat, which weighed approximately 20 to 30 pounds, was spotted about 12:30 p.m. before it jumped over a wall into the southeast area of...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:21 PM
The brouhaha over a pack of coyotes and their impending demise this week after North Glendale residents complained of their presence to L.A. County officials brought an important lesson to the fore. In a city with several urban areas wedged up against...