A much-celebrated Los Angeles puma whose image graced the pages of a national magazine last year is suffering serious health effects from exposure to rat poison, according to biologists working with the National Park Service.
The L.A. County desert community of Palmdale is adding urban solar in a big way. The city announced Monday that it's building almost a megawatt of solar generating capacity in town to help meet its renewable energy and greenhouse gas targets.
Our entire neighborhood once went on high alert when I discovered the top of Longfellow's cage nudged aside and my boa constrictor gone. Eventually my grandfather, sitting on the back porch, looked up at the ceiling and mildly observed, "You might be interested in that."
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