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  • 'Meatball' winner pays her prize forward

    'Meatball' winner pays her prize forward
    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,...
  • Online auction for 'Meatball' memorabilia closes at $2,000

    Online auction for 'Meatball' memorabilia closes at $2,000
    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...
  • Wildlife sanctuary to see how 'Meatball' does with new neighbor, 'Sugar Bear'

    Wildlife sanctuary to see how 'Meatball' does with new neighbor, 'Sugar Bear'
    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...
  • There's no need to neuter Meatball

    After La Crescenta’s enchanting visit from a bear this past summer, we took the time to christen him “Meatball” after his favorite dish, which he scavenged prior to splashing in someone’s pool to cool off. He was captured and moved...
  • Some facts for Meatball fans to chew on

    I share Rafael Aberasturi's lament that the bear Meatball has been saved by placing him in captivity, and that now he is to be neutered. However, I would like to point out that the neutering of Meatball will not endanger the population of bears in the...
  • Miss 'Meatball'? He's available online, a piece of him, anyway

    Miss 'Meatball'? He's available online, a piece of him, anyway
    Like other celebrities, “Meatball” -- the famous Glendale bear that nosed through trash cans and caused ruckus in the foothills earlier this year -- has found value in his brand, or at least his handlers have. Let the merchandising begin....
  • 'Meatball' merchandise may have hit a snag

    'Meatball' merchandise may have hit a snag
    Like other celebrities, “Meatball” -- the Glendale bear that nosed through trash cans and caused a ruckus in the foothills earlier this year -- has found value in his brand, or at least his handlers have.  Let the merchandising begin. ...
  • Auction of 'Meatball' memorabilia to go forward, sans lock of fur, sanctuary announces

    Auction of 'Meatball' memorabilia to go forward, sans lock of fur, sanctuary announces
    The San Diego County wildlife sanctuary that had planned to auction off a lock of hair from Glendale's most famous bear — “Meatball” — to help build a new habitat said Thursday that it will drop the item after learning the sale...
  • Glendale's favorite bear takes to long-form writing

    Glendale's favorite bear takes to long-form writing
    Over the summer, Glendale’s favorite bear appears to have taken up long-form writing. Longer, at least, than 140-character tweets. The 400-pound ursine, famous for his penchant for meatballs and other delectable trash, gained a following after...
  • Supporters mobilize fundraising campaign for Glendale bear

    Supporters mobilize fundraising campaign for Glendale bear
    With his days of raiding local trash cans or taking a dip in backyard swimming pools appearing numbered, fans of Glendale’s favorite bear, “Meatball,” have started a fundraising campaign to pay for his relocation to a wildlife...
  • Glendale bear is caught, now headed for wildlife sanctuary in Colorado

    Glendale bear is caught, now headed for wildlife sanctuary in Colorado
    The Glendale bear known as “Meatball” was captured Wednesday in La Caņada Flintridge after a game warden lured the popular ursine with bacon and honey -- adding a sense of urgency to a campaign set up by his fans to raise money for his...
  • Famous for his appetite, 'Meatball' lured to captivity with McDonald's and bacon

    Famous for his appetite, 'Meatball' lured to captivity with McDonald's and bacon
    In the dark light of dusk Wednesday morning, a game warden laid out a trail of McDonald’s Happy Meal and French fries to lure the Glendale bear to a trap on a residential street just outside the Angeles National Forest. Inside the trap, bacon and...