A 42-year-old man who authorities say abandoned a severely injured dog in an alleyway in North Hollywood was sentenced Wednesday.
The district attorney’s office says 30-year-old Danny Fis pleaded no contest to one count each of animal cruelty and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle and was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison.
Deputies spoke to a person who found the boy, 6, crying and looking for his father.
The hefty reptile was found about 1 p.m.
Firefighters had to use a helicopter Saturday to rescue a hiker who was stranded inside an abandoned water tank in Topanga State Park.
Someone built her a house. They bring blankets.
Ventura County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives arrested a 20-year-old woman last Friday in connection to the death of a newborn baby found May 21 in a strawberry field.
Two malnourished mountain lion cubs, abandoned by their mother, were rescued Wednesday after residents allegedly tried hitting them with brooms.
More than a dozen newborn puppies turned up on the doorstep of the East Valley Animal Shelter.
To help home sales along, Palmdale City officials have rehabilitated 14 homes and are now offering them back to the public.
The rise in the number of homeless pets has fueled a local boom in illegal shelters where mass breeders hope to make a quick buck.
She is a young mother who recently learned the dark secret of her own past.