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Bear On the Loose Sends 2 Schools Into Lockdown Mode
It was a wild day in Canyon Country Monday morning thanks to a bear on the loose that ultimately had to be tranquilized.The bear was first spotted this morning wandering through the neighborhood in the vicinity of the 27000 block of Silver Oak Lane, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Santa Clarita Station.
Officials with the California Department of Fish & Wildlife caught up with the black bear near an apartment building before 10:30 a.m., reports the SCV Signal.
Just to be safe, Sulphur Springs School District put two schools—Golden Oak Community School and Fair Oaks Ranch Community School—on lockdown during the bear hunt, Superintendent Robert Nolet told the Signal.
The bear, described by law enforcement as "large," was subdued through the use of tranquilizer darts, and Sheriff's deputies gave the all clear signal soon after.
#LASD @SCVSheriff Deps along w/ @CaliforniaDFW have tranquilized the bear & are safety removing it. Via Prin / Sierra Hwy / NB 14. #SCV— SCV Sheriff (@SCVSHERIFF) May 6, 2013
No one was hurt during the bear hunt.
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.