Monthly Archives: February 2005

Wilderness Bill Is a Dead End for Bicyclists

A letter to the editor Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, Letters to the Editor, February 26, 2005. Re “Lost Coast Finds New Guardians,” Feb. 20: As a mountain bike advocate and environmentalist, I have spent more than … Continue reading

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Trackers Kill Tiger in Ventura County

Sharpshooters searching for a 425-pound tiger that had prowled the hills of Simi Valley for two weeks shot and killed it Wednesday after a family awoke to fmd it walking past their backyard. Source of this article – Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Big Cat Print Found Near Camarillo

Search for a possible lion or tiger continues in the Simi Valley area, but evidence suggests feline has been in western part of Ventura County. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, February 23, 2005. By GREGORY W. GRIGGS, … Continue reading

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The Santiago Truck Trail in Orange County

Rolling in agony and ecstasy: The path to Shangri-La in the Santa Anas pushes bikes and muscles to the thigh-burning limit. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, February 22, 2005. By ROY M. WALLACK, Special to The Times … Continue reading

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Hunt Continues for Jungle Cat on the Loose in Simi

Search¬†continues for a 400- to¬†600-pound cat in the hills between Simi Valley and Moorpark. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, February 20, 2005. By PAUL PRINGLE, Times Staff Writer Pistol on his hip, Chris Long .ramped along a … Continue reading

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Support Grows for Bill to Protect Lost Coast

Natural forces have limited man’s intrusion in the rugged landscape. Now a federal bill aims to keep it untrammeled. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, February 20, 2005. By JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer BLACK SANDS BEACH, Calif. … Continue reading

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Mystery Feline Prowls Hills of Simi

The animal believed to be a lion may weigh as much as 600 pounds, too big to be a mountain cat. Search centers in area near Reagan library. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, February 19, 2005. By … Continue reading

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Deaths of two mountain lions blamed on use of rodent poison

Dead cougars were found in Simi Hills Source of this article – Thousand Oaks Acorn, February 10, 2005. By Daniel Wolowicz, Special to The Acorn Within the past three months, two mountain lions were found dead in the Simi Hills. … Continue reading

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U.S. Scientists Say They Are Told to Alter Findings

More than 200 Fish and Wildlife researches cite cases where conclusions were reversed to weaken protections and favor business, a survey finds. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, February 10, 2005. By JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer More … Continue reading

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