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Four new bobcat kittens tagged in local mountains

By John Loesing | April 22, 2019

A young bobcat captured and collared a day before the Woolsey Fire started last November gave birth to four kittens recently: B-364, B-365. B-366 and B-367. Using VHF radio-telemetry and GPS points from B-362’s collar, biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area located the young female bobcat in a dense area of vegetation in a large residential backyard in […]

Woman dies in Westlake Village freeway crash

By John Loesing | April 12, 2019

This story was updated at 5:10 p.m. April 12, 2019. A woman and her dog died April 11 when the SUV she was driving crashed into a tree and caught fire at the Lindero Canyon Road exit off the 101 Freeway in Westlake Village. The victim was 66-year-old Susan Chevalier of Westlake Village. Chevalier was driving a Ford Expedition northbound on the […]

Four new bobcat kittens tagged in local mountains

By John Loesing | April 12, 2019

A young bobcat captured and collared a day before the Woolsey Fire started last November gave birth to four kittens recently – B-364, B-365. B-366 and B-367. Using VHF radio-telemetry and GPS points from B-362’s collar, biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area located the young female bobcat in a dense area of vegetation in a large residential backyard […]