Monthly Archives: July 2007

Wandering bear caught in Ventura neighborhood

The 200-pound animal was subdued with tranquilizers and released in Los Padres National Forest. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2007 A 200-pound black bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown Ventura this week was … Continue reading

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Killing of bear stirs public safety debate

Some Bradbury residents say it should be a wake-up call for the city to take a more hands-on approach to dealing with the animals. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, July 14, 2007 Those who live against the … Continue reading

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Judge deems Lower Owens River healthy

He also lifts a $5,000-a-day fine he imposed on Los Angeles in September 2005. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, July 12, 2007 Preceding Article The long legal battle stemming from Los Angeles’ diversion of the Lower Owens … Continue reading

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River is resurrected

The long-dry Owens now teems with birds and fish. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, July 8, 2007. Follow-up Article Independence, Calif. — Healing ailing rivers is Mark Hill’s specialty. So when the tall and lean ecologist visits … Continue reading

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