| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Wearing a black duster and a black cowboy hat, Phil Steel walked to the front of the meeting room armed with a Nerf gun and a smile.
The U.S. Army veteran was there to pitch his big idea: an ordinance that would legalize and regulate drone hunting...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Many people start off the New Year with resolutions.
Instead of making resolutions you may not keep, try starting 2014 off on the right (and left) foot by taking part in the 10 a.m. First Day Hike at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center on New...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 1:51 PM
I’d rather see a bear than a mountain lion. Mountain lions kill quick, so there’s no chance to call 911. Bears have cute names like “Meatball” and “Smokey.” The city of Glendale has never had a Rose Parade float...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:35 PM
About 40% fewer bears were killed in California by hunters in 2013, a change the Humane Society of the United States attributed to a new state law barring packs of unsupervised dogs while hunting.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said 1,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Until Monday, Florida black bears were mostly a source of awe and amusement to their suburban neighbors.
Sure, bear complaints were rising. The big lugs made repeated appearances in areas throughout Seminole County and other Central Florida communities,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Three quarters of the species of top carnivores – lions, wolves, polar bears among them – are steadily declining worldwide, creating a cascade of negative effects that may threaten the planet’s top predator, man, according to a panel...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:40 PM
The PGC reports that a deer killed by a vehicle in Bedford County this past fall has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. The disease, which spreads from deer-to-deer through direct or indirect contact, first popped up in Pennsylvania farm-...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The rash of injuries to Lakers point guards that has afflicted starters, backups and fill-ins alike struck Kobe Bryant on Thursday, the All-Star learning he will miss about six weeks with a broken bone in his left knee.
Bryant initially shrugged off the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A record high 21 endangered California condors were treated at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens for lead poisoning in October -- more than half what of the center sees in a typical year, officials reported.
The zoo’s announcement comes...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:15 PM
A father and son from Orange County have both died after their hunting trip to New Mexico went tragically awry last month.
The son, Steve Lockhart, 43, of Costa Mesa, was separated from the hunting party in Gila National Forest about midnight Oct. 20,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni was stunned to learn Thursday that Kobe Bryant will be out six weeks with a knee injury.
"You hate it for Kobe, he's worked so hard getting back," D'Antoni said. "He was coming on. His shot percentage kept getting better and...