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November 16, 2004
Robert Chacon The sighting of a mountain lion Saturday on a residential street in La Canada Flintridge is just another example of the wildlife encounters humans can have if they live on the edge of wilderness areas. More than 400 mountain lion sightings are reported annually, according to statistics from the California Department of Fish and Game. That should come as no surprise, considering half of the state is considered mountain lion territory, Fish and Game spokesman Steve Martarano said.
NEWS
May 7, 2012
Toll Middle School was briefly locked down this morning after a student reported seeing a man with a gun on campus who turned out to be an armored vehicle driver on routine business, officials said. The student was walking through the campus when he spotted the man and immediately alerted school officials, who locked down the campus about 9:55 a.m., said Steven Frasher, spokesman for the Glendale Unified School District. The lockdown was lifted about 10:10 a.m. after police discovered the man's identity.
NEWS
January 24, 2004
Josh Kleinbaum After five mountain lion-related incidents in the area in the past three months, including a sighting in Brand Park, Glendale officials are warning hikers and bikers to be more careful and to report any sightings. But officials from the state's Department of Fish and Game said that while sightings have drastically increased throughout the state since Jan. 8, when two Orange County bicyclists were attacked by a mountain lion, lion activity has not changed.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha and Zain Shauk | November 11, 2009
LA CRESCENTA — California Fish and Game agents Wednesday tranquilized a black bear that was caught sleeping in the backyard of a La Crescenta home. A resident saw the bear snoozing in the bushes in her home’s backyard on the 2600 block of Prospect Avenue and called sheriff’s deputies, said Los Angeles County Sheriff Lt. Angela Shepard. “He went to sleep in the bushes and he didn’t want to be bothered really,” she said. Deputies reported the sighting to state Fish and Game agents who tranquilized the bear just after 4:30 p.m. before placing it on a stretcher, Shepard said.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | July 29, 2009
GLENDALE — A mountain lion was spotted early Tuesday in the foothill neighborhood above north Brand Boulevard, officials said, prompting warnings to residents and hikers to keep their wits about them, especially in the hillside areas. Residents reported seeing the mountain lion just after 1 a.m. Tuesday roaming the area of Cielito Drive and Deermont Road, said Hillary Gatlin, Pasadena Humane Society’s community resource assistant. But the mountain lion didn’t stick around, and may have been long gone when the society’s animal control officers arrived, she said.
NEWS
August 14, 2013
A mountain lion was spotted early Wednesday morning at Monte Vista Elementary School in La Crescenta, but hasn't been seen since then, sheriff's officials said. A custodian who arrived at the school after 6 a.m. spotted the animal in the parking lot before it leapt over a nearby fence onto neighboring properties. La Crescenta Sheriff's deputies received a call about the sighting at 6:22 a.m. They searched the area for the lion, but were unable to find it, according to Crescenta Valley Sheriff's station officials.
NEWS
By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | April 7, 2012
A black bear with a hankering for meatballs returned to a North Glendale hillside neighborhood early Saturday morning, but this time he wasn't reported dipping into trash cans or getting into people's refrigerators. The bear was spotted at 2:50 a.m. in yards on the 3700 block of Cedarbend Drive and again at 6 a.m. on the 3900 block of Forestglen Drive by a newspaper delivery man, said Glendale Police Sgt. Dan Suttles. “He's getting more and more bold,” Suttles said, adding that when officers arrived on the scene both times, the bear was gone.
THE818NOW
By Jason Wells, jason.wells@latimes.com | August 5, 2011
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. Mountain lion sightings aren't uncommon in the foothills and hillside areas in the heat of summer, when dry conditions drive some of the cats down into urban areas in search of food and water. They are typically skittish and avoid human contact, but city officials urged residents to keep pet food and water dishes indoors to cut down on temptation.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | March 29, 2012
A black bear that continues to rummage through residential trash cans in a North Glendale hillside neighborhood is being closely monitored by California Fish and Game officials. The latest bear sighting has some residents concerned about what could happen if it continues to visit their neighborhood, which sits along the Verdugo Mountains just south of the Foothill (210) Freeway. “My fear is just the surprise element,” said resident Elva Sherman, who spotted the bear about 10 p.m. Tuesday walking around her Cedarbend Drive home.
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NEWS
January 4, 2014
Happy weekend, readers! Today is Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Here are the latest headlines for the 818 region: Several flights out of Bob Hope Airport in Burbank were affected by the heavy snow storms in the Northeast. Travelers heading towards that region of the U.S. are advised to check in with airlines for specific flight information. Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, who both had Glendale ties, were traveling at more than 100 mph when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT in which they were riding crashed, killing them both, according to a Los Angeles County coroner's report released Friday . The autopsy reports also stated that neither Walker nor Rogas had drugs or alcohol in their systems . Former Burbank Unified educator, administrator and coach Benjamin Hamilton Lloyd , known as “Ham” to generations of Burbank students and locals, passed away Dec. 30 from congestive heart failure , his family said.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | October 25, 2013
A mountain lion was spotted strolling near a northwest hillside neighborhood in Glendale Thursday night, police said. A resident saw the lion at about 11 p.m. moving north on Larco Way, where it briefly stopped to stare at him and then meandered away, according to Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz. Animal control officers with the Pasadena Humane Society, which serves Glendale, were notified about the sighting and will be distributing fliers in the neighborhood, advising residents what to do if they see a mountain lion, said spokeswoman Ricky Whitman.
NEWS
August 14, 2013
A mountain lion was spotted early Wednesday morning at Monte Vista Elementary School in La Crescenta, but hasn't been seen since then, sheriff's officials said. A custodian who arrived at the school after 6 a.m. spotted the animal in the parking lot before it leapt over a nearby fence onto neighboring properties. La Crescenta Sheriff's deputies received a call about the sighting at 6:22 a.m. They searched the area for the lion, but were unable to find it, according to Crescenta Valley Sheriff's station officials.
SPORTS
By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | June 28, 2013
After a historic run that stretched well beyond the Little League District 16 Junior All-Star softball tournament, the Crescenta Valley and Foothill teams are welcoming aboard another batch of players for another run in 2013. With two Burbank players now in the mix, the newly christened Burbank-CV-Foothill Junior softball team is one of seven teams - four local - that will be competing in District 16 competition starting Saturday. When it comes to new combinations, two all-Glendale all-star teams have also popped up for the first time - Foothill-Vaquero Major and Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans-Foothill 9-10 - after numbers in both leagues dropped.
NEWS
By June Casagrande | November 23, 2012
You know how grammar buffs can be a little, well, difficult to be around? Judgmental? Quick to correct? And you know how even when they're being quiet you can almost hear the unspoken criticisms seeping through their pores? Well, this grammar buff is about to take that dynamic to new heights, making the leap from simply abrasive to utterly insufferable. That's because I, an already-devout smarty-pants, recently outsmarted one of the most authoritative sources in language: I found a mistake - or at the very least some fuzzy thinking - in the Associated Press Stylebook.
SPORTS
By Gabriel Rizk | May 9, 2012
Whether chasing a CIF Southern Section divisional team title like the Crescenta Valley High boys, an individual crown like Glendale's Mickey Mowry or somewhere in between like Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, today and Friday's divisional preliminaries at Riverside Aquatics Center can't be overlooked. That's where seeds are established and cuts are made with a top-20 finish in each heat required just to advance to Saturdays finals at the same venue and a top-10 finish needed in order to compete for big points and individual titles.
NEWS
May 7, 2012
Toll Middle School was briefly locked down this morning after a student reported seeing a man with a gun on campus who turned out to be an armored vehicle driver on routine business, officials said. The student was walking through the campus when he spotted the man and immediately alerted school officials, who locked down the campus about 9:55 a.m., said Steven Frasher, spokesman for the Glendale Unified School District. The lockdown was lifted about 10:10 a.m. after police discovered the man's identity.
NEWS
By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | April 7, 2012
A black bear with a hankering for meatballs returned to a North Glendale hillside neighborhood early Saturday morning, but this time he wasn't reported dipping into trash cans or getting into people's refrigerators. The bear was spotted at 2:50 a.m. in yards on the 3700 block of Cedarbend Drive and again at 6 a.m. on the 3900 block of Forestglen Drive by a newspaper delivery man, said Glendale Police Sgt. Dan Suttles. “He's getting more and more bold,” Suttles said, adding that when officers arrived on the scene both times, the bear was gone.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | March 29, 2012
A black bear that continues to rummage through residential trash cans in a North Glendale hillside neighborhood is being closely monitored by California Fish and Game officials. The latest bear sighting has some residents concerned about what could happen if it continues to visit their neighborhood, which sits along the Verdugo Mountains just south of the Foothill (210) Freeway. “My fear is just the surprise element,” said resident Elva Sherman, who spotted the bear about 10 p.m. Tuesday walking around her Cedarbend Drive home.
SPORTS
By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | January 26, 2012
When asked how this year's team looks, Glendale Community College softball Coach Dave "Hawk" Wilder didn't hesitate. "I don't want to say this because it will probably jinx us, but I think this is going to be the best team Glendale has ever had," said Wilder, who's entering his 13th year as the head of the program. Entering the season, Wilder has nothing left on the wish list for his team, which is composed of six sophomores, 10 freshmen and a handful of transfers that stand to make a big impact this year.
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