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  • Meatball the bear hits 'jackpot' after visiting La Crescenta again

    Meatball the bear hits 'jackpot' after visiting La Crescenta again
    The Glendale Bear appears to be getting impatient. Hunger waits for no man or beast. La Crescenta resident Kelly MacDonald said the bear -- known by some as Meatball -- returned to her home early Monday morning for the second time in recent weeks, this...
  • Meatball's online followers enjoy real-life encounter

    Meatball's online followers enjoy real-life encounter
    Having launched the Glendale bear “Meatball” to stardom and nurtured a growing fundraising and media campaign to secure him a permanent sanctuary, Sarah Aujero was understandably excited to become one of few non-official people to see the 400-...
  • 'Meatball' to stay in Alpine wildlife sanctuary, state official says

    'Meatball' to stay in Alpine wildlife sanctuary, state official says
    It appears Meatball — the 400-pound bear from Glendale that was taken to a sanctuary after several return trips from the forest — will remain a Californian. Since being lured into a trap with McDonald’s and bacon, Meatball has been...
  • Bear cools off in La Crescenta pool - was it Meatball?

    Bear cools off in La Crescenta pool - was it Meatball?
    A large bear ambled into a La Crescenta pool early this morning, startling and delighting residents of a cul-de-sac that abuts a spiritual retreat. Paul Hubler, who lives in the 5100 block of Finehill Avenue, said a neighbor called him at about 4 am,...
  • Start the Presses: No, Meatball isn't up for adoption

    At 4 a.m. Friday morning, Paul Hubler's neighbor called. A bear is in my yard, he said. A few minutes later, a 400-pound ursine, believed to be the famed Meatball, was in the shallow end of Hubler's pool. It's been that kind of week. Bears are more...
  • Ron Kaye: A bear's popularity adds pressure to a very public wrangle

    It was right at 9 a.m. Sunday when I arrived at the quiet cul-de-sac just above Foothill Boulevard where “Meatball” or “Glen Bearian” or whatever you call a 400-pound black bear who has discovered the joy of suburban garbage was...
  • Bear haunts Chevy Chase Canyon in search of the good life

    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...
  • Meatball has been gravy for animal sanctuary

    Meatball has been gravy for animal sanctuary
    For an animal whose primary goals in life were simply getting something to eat and maybe taking a snooze up a tree, a black bear now known as Meatball has shown an uncanny ability to influence his world and the people in it. When he started boldly...
  • Newsmaker of the Year: Glendale bear 'Meatball' rolls over the rest

    Newsmaker of the Year: Glendale bear 'Meatball' rolls over the rest
    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....
  • Large bear spotted in Glendale neighborhood

    A large black bear was spotted Sunday night digging through a trash bin in a Chevy Chase Canyon neighborhood, police said. The bear, which residents described as between 500 and 800 pounds, was sifting through an outdoor trash bin in the 3200 block of...
  • '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...