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Authorized Rabbit Killings in Orange County City Prompt Petition
A permit given to a Homeowners Association to rid their neighborhood of rabbits by allowing hunting has drawn some international attention. An online petition signed by 720 people around the world was delivered to Mission Viejo authorities this week. In it was one argument often heard about moving to Southern California.
"If they don't want their plants to be destroyed, and they choose to live in an area where there is wildlife that has been there long before them, they should plant things that (rabbits) don't eat," Janet Garen, the petitioner, said.
The city has deflected saying it's an HOA issue and those boardmembers say they discussed the rabbit issue for two years before coming to a decision. The city permit allows for rabbit slaying to take place 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.