| 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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:22 AM
A large black bear went on a midnight stroll through a neighborhood in the foothills of Los Angeles County.
The bear was first spotted at Franklin Street and Lowell Avenue in Glendale.
The animal was seen in the parking lot of "Do It Center" in a busy...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 5:19 PM
Authorities are canvassing a North Glendale neighborhood with warning notices after a mountain lion scaled a 6-foot backyard fence early Monday and killed a Chihuahua.
The mountain lion, described as being at least 150 pounds, hopped a gate at about 1 a....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:04 PM
John Keoshkarian got more than he bargained for Sunday evening while biking down the Verdugo Mountains: a big black bear in his path.
Thing is, since the bear was standing on a blind corner, neither of them realized they'd crossed paths until after it...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:43 AM
Those interested in donating to the wildlife refuge that is caring for two malnourished mountain lion cubs found hiding under a car in Burbank on Tuesday may do so online or over the phone, a representative said.
Some readers on Wednesday started...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Two emaciated mountain lion cubs rescued from the streets of Burbank on Tuesday will live out their days at an animal sanctuary.
The female cubs, believed to be between 2 and 3 months old, were not with their mother long enough to learn life skills,...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:26 PM
Coyotes and Capote, political comebacks and smart meters, as well as controversy and intrigue in the quaint, but not-so-sleepy community of Montrose, gave us a year that included a fascinating set of story lines that will continue to reverberate into...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:01 PM
It was a story that captured the hearts of Southern Californians in the days just prior to Christmas — two starving mountain lion cubs rescued off the streets of Burbank.
The cubs are doing just fine now, yawning and purring in an animal...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2012
We asked, and you delivered. More than 100 people submitted nearly 200 possible names for the two mountain lion cubs rescued last month.
Now it's your turn. If you haven't had a chance to vote in our online poll, you have until Monday to submit your...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Plans to buy and preserve a 7.75-acre property in La Crescenta as an open space for wildlife and recreation activities got a major boost last month after Los Angeles Supervisor Michael Antonovich committed $350,000 to the effort.
Now a local land...