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Funding Freeze Halts Environmental Projects Across California
Environment  (tags: government, California, environment, conservation, water, wildlife, politics )

- 1917 days ago -
Commissions and nonprofits charged with conserving parks, wildlife, water and mountain areas of the state are at risk of laying off staff or closing since the state stopped funding last month.
Whale Believed to Be Entangled in Fish Line
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, fishing line, entangled, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 1923 days ago -
LONG BEACH - A whale believed to be entangled in fishing line has been spotted in the vicinity of the San Pedro Channel and wildlife officials today asked anyone who sees the whale to contact them immediately. The whale was last sighted Tuesday headin
Movie Industry Hospital and Nursing Home to Close
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, Motion Picture Television Fund, Nursing Homes )

- 1923 days ago -
The Motion Picture & Television Fund said today that financial problems would force the industry charity to close a hospital and nursing home it operates in Woodland Hills for aging entertainers by year's end.
Riverside County Supervisors Approve Spay-Neuter and Microchip Policy for Dogs and Cats
Animals  (tags: California, cats, dogs, spaying, neutering, microchipping )

- 1923 days ago -
Dog and cat owners in Riverside County could face fines and mandatory neutering and microchipping of their pets under an ordinance passed Tuesday by county supervisors.
Tests Show Algae Toxin in Some Sick Pelicans
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, birds, brown pelicans, sick, algae toxin, endangered, extinction, protection, suffering )

- 1928 days ago -
LOS ANGELES -- A toxic chemical produced by algae has been detected in some sick California brown pelicans that are being found in record numbers along the West Coast, though researchers don't believe it's the primary cause of their widespread illness, wi
Pictured: The Piglet Squid With a Smiley Face and a Twinkle in His Eye
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, piglet squid's, protection )

- 1932 days ago -
Something seems to have put a smile on this piglet squid's face. The tentacled creature has developed what appears to be a smiley face, believed to be caused by an unusual alignment of skin pigments. This happy specimen, known as helicocranchia pfefferi
Rash Of Sick Pelicans Found Along Coast
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, pekicans, sick, euthanized, suffering, sadness, endangered, extinction )

- 1932 days ago -
MONTEREY, Calif. -- Wildlife experts are trying to find out what is making pelicans along the coast of California sick. The SPCA of Monterey County has received 16 pelicans at their Wildlife Center since Dec. 29. Seven of those pelicans have been eutha
SF Zoo Warning System Faulty
Animals  (tags: california, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, warning system faulty )

- 1944 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 learned of another safety issue at the San Francisco Zoo. It involves equipment brought in after last year's tiger attack. Shortly after the tiger attack on Christmas Day of last year, the San Francisco Zoo purchased a wire
Pandas Extend Stay in S.D ~ Video
Animals  (tags: california, china, zoolife, giant pandas, loan agreement, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 1954 days ago -
It's good news in dismal times. Stock prices are down, house prices are down - but so are panda prices. The San Diego Zoo has reached a loan agreement with China to keep pandas in Balboa Park for five more years at about half the current cost. The d
Ecological Farming Conference to Tackle Tough Rows Gardeners Hoe / Edible Landscapes - Gardens That Evoke Heaven
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food gardening, eco-farming, Pacific Grove, California, edible landscapes, Farmscapes, medicinal plants )

- 1955 days ago -
Other Eco-Farm offerings for the gardener include: "Practical BioDynamics," "The Art and Science of Composting," "Renewing America's Food Traditions," "How Local Can Our Food Get - How About the Backyard?," "Bees Please" and "Is Your Garden A Giver or a
California Approves Plan to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gas emissions, California )

- 1958 days ago -
The California Air Resources Board has unanimously adopted the nation's most sweeping plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Thieves Steal Actor's SUV With Puppies Inside
Animals  (tags: california, animals, dogs, puppies, stolen from suv, actor john schneider )

- 1958 days ago -
LOS ANGELES -- Police are searching for two puppies stolen from an SUV belonging to actor John Schneider during a car theft. Police Say the Cadillac Escalade was found stripped of its seats and instrument panel after it was stolen from a mall parking l
Researchers: Fish Contaminated Before Birth
Animals  (tags: california, San Francisco Estuary, fish, stripped bass, contaminated before birth, toxic mix of chemicals )

- 1960 days ago -
UC Davis Researchers Find Striped Bass With Brain, Liver Problems DAVIS, Calif. -- Fish in the San Francisco Estuary are contaminated before birth with a toxic mix of chemicals, leading some university researchers to wonder what the effects might be on p
Cleft Palate Puppy Saved
Animals  (tags: california, animals, dogs, Chihuahua, puppies, cleft palate, bone deformity that causes a hole in the )

- 1960 days ago -
ROSEVILLE, CA - After a long night Brigitt Graves watched her three-pound Chihuahua Chloe give birth to two tiny puppies at her Roseville home early Sunday morning. The arrival came with great anticipation, one black pup, one white pup, two new pets t
Starving Pets Found in Empty House
Animals  (tags: california, animals, pets, dogs, birds, starving, empty house, AnimalCruelty, abuse, AnimalWelfare, sadness, suffering )

- 1963 days ago -
FOLSOM, CA - Starving dogs and birds were found in a vacant house in Folsom Thursday. Officer Michelle Beattie with the Folsom Police Department said officers were alerted when neighbors called to say the occupants of the home on the 300 block of Catte

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