Tag: Santa Monica mountains

LADWP Bulldozed Endangered Plants

SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is currently facing scrutiny for bulldozing endangered plants located at the Topanga State Park in...

Assembly Member Proposes Bill To Ban Rat Poison

SANTA MONICA—Assembly Member Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) has proposed bill (AB 1788), which will ban specific pesticide control methods such as using rat poisoning.  “This...

Large Sinkhole Forms In Santa Monica Mountains

SANTA MONICA—The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District worked to fix a large sinkhole on Sunday March 10 in the Santa Monica Mountains. The cause...

Lion Safety In Santa Monica Hills

UNITED STATES—It's been a good week for animal lovers in the Santa Monica area, as a hotly contested debate was finally put to the...

Shutdown Impacts SM Mountains National Recreation Area

SANTA MONICA—The he Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will not be monitoring or updating their social media pages as a result of the...

“Culvert Cat” Dies Weeks After Woolsey Fire

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, December 7, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area reported that the mountain lion P-64, also known as the "Culvert Cat,"...

Mountain Lion May Not Have Survived Fire

SANTA MONICA—Mountain Lion P-74, the latest feline captured as part of the Santa Monica Mountain mountain lion study, may not have survived the Woolsey...

Lion Cubs Found In SM Mountains

SANTA MONICA—A litter of mountain lion cubs were found in a remote area of the Santa Monica Mountains. The four lion cubs are suspected...

Body Found Near Santa Monica Mountains

MALIBU—Officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a decomposing body that was found on the side of the...

Hiker Dies In Santa Monica Mountains

PACIFIC PALISADES—A man was hiking the Santa Monica Mountains when he collapsed and died on Sunday, June 24. The hiker has been identified as John...

Mountain Lion P-23 Found Dead On Road

MALIBU—P-23, a female mountain lion that has been researched and observed by the National Park Service for years, was found dead on the side...

Mountain Lion, Known As P-41, Found Dead

MALIBU—The mountain lion, P-41, known as the “Celebrity Puma” of the Santa Monica mountains, was found dead in his natural habitat of wildlife and...

Mountain Lion P-55 Makes History Crossing 101 Freeway Twice

SANTA MONICA—A 2-year-old mountain lion, known as P-55, made history last week when he successfully crossed the 101 Ventura freeway for the second time. On...

Red Flag Fire Warning For Santa Monica Mountains

MALIBU—A red flag fire warning has been announced for the Santa Monica Mountains. The warning is scheduled to last from Friday, October 13 to...

Man Injured During Hike In Pacific Palisades

PACIFIC PALISADES—A man was seriously injured after falling in remote terrain during a hike through the Santa Monica Mountains in Pacific Palisades on Saturday,...

Santa Monica Park Rangers Search For Promposal Vandal

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica park rangers are searching for a vandal who wrote "Prom?" on a rock near Sandstone Peak on May 25. Santa Monica Mountain...

U2’s The Edge To Move Forward With $79 Million Development

MALIBU—On Friday, April 21, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant ruled against a Sierra Club petition preventing developers from breaking ground on...

Newborn Mountain Lion Faces Uphill Battle

SANTA MONICA—Researchers from the National Park Service announced on Tuesday, April 4, that Santa Monica has a new resident – a four-week-old mountain lion officials...

Kill Order In Effect For Santa Monica Mountain Lion

MALIBU—Officials announced a kill order in effect for a Santa Monica mountain lion nicknamed P-45 on Monday, November 28. The California Department of Fishing and Wildlife...

Griffith Park Celebrates ‘P-22 Day’

GRIFFITH PARK—The National Wildlife Federation is encouraging animal and wildlife lovers to join them in a day-long celebration for Los Angeles’ most famous feline...
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