| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:55 PM
North America's tallest bird, with a population of about 600, has lost three adults to gunfire in recent months, which "senselessly" undercuts plans to breed a thriving population of the radiant white whooping crane, wildlife authorities say.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The search is on for a mountain lion that apparently mauled a homeless man in Perris over the weekend in what wildlife officials described as a "very, very rare" attack on a human.
The 50-year-old man was taken to the hospital about 8 a.m. Saturday with...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Wildlife officials will not be able to interview a homeless man who was apparently attacked by a mountain lion in Perris for at least five more days, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
The 48-year-old man is stable but still in very serious...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:05 AM
From an urban puma's perspective, the news of late from greater Los Angeles has been mixed.
On the positive front, a small population of mountain lions is surviving in the relatively compact confines of the Santa Monica Mountains, where deer are...
| Dec 18, 2013
Re "Hard truths about water," Editorial, Dec. 15
In Los Angeles, up to 70% of water usage goes toward outdoor landscaping such as lawns. Reclaimed water is increasingly used, but it's still a drop in the bucket.
Rebates are being paid for removing...
| Dec 21, 2013
This is a full-bodied Tuscan red from one of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano's best producers. In Montepulciano, the local Sangiovese clone is called Prugnolo Gentile. The 2010 Poliziano Vino Nobile shows why that grape is so highly prized in southern...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:37 PM
The culture wars are back, and this time, the battle alarms sound like duck calls.
The most recent episode of A&E’s blockbuster show, “Duck Dynasty,” is a Christmas-themed show called “O Little Town of West Monroe.” ...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Incredible images this week out of Indonesia as villagers react to being covered in ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Preliminary DNA test results suggest that P-12, a mountain lion from the Santa Monica Mountains has mated at least twice with P-19, one of his daughters. Experts say mountain lions need to be able to move more freely between open lands....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Birds discovered V-formation flight long before fighter pilots did, but the exact reasons why they make these distinctive shapes in the sky has remained a mystery. Now scientists working with a critically endangered bird have discovered the avians'...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:26 PM
In Long Hill Township, N.J., authorities have used just about everything — divers, K-9 units, helicopters, all-terrain vehicles and scores of volunteers on horseback and on foot — to search for David Bird.
The Wall Street Journal reporter,...