| 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...
| Jun 8, 2010
While news of BP's efforts to cap the oil gusher in the Gulf Coast continued to make headlines last week, 11th-graders at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy were busy Thursday afternoon raising more than $3,000 for wildlife rescue efforts.
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Burbank police officers on Thursday reported seeing a mountain lion walking between parked cars near Kenneth Road and Brown Drive before it continued up Woodstock Lane and into the hillside, where it disappeared, the city announced today.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Burbank police today issued another public safety alert after residents 900 block of Country Club Drive reported seeing a mountain lion.
The sighting was reported at 9:15 p.m. on Monday as the lion was heading back into the nearby hillside in...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Burbank police officials are scheduled to update the public on response times, the status of department investigations and other issues at a community meeting Wednesday.
It will be the third such forum, meant to open up access to the public, in two...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Cloudy skies today will bring cooler temperatures and possible rain showers, according to the National Weather Service.
There's a 20% chance of rain in the tri-city area today, but the potential for wet weather is expected to dissipate by Tuesday...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:31 PM
I count my first real adult birthday at age 26 — a year after the last big growing-up milestone.
The Powers That Be already afforded me the privilege to drive (age 16), the right to vote (18), the privilege to be the popular guy in the dorm who...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Animal control officers were called to a Burbank house Tuesday after a resident said a mountain lion walked up the front driveway, around the corner, and into the backyard.
Burbank police said the resident in the 1200 block of Verdugo Spring Lane,...