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Mountain lion alert for Burbank

Burbank Police have issue an alert following two “separate mountain lion sightings” in residential areas this week. The wild cat was seen in neighborhoods near the edge of the Verdugo mountains. Burbank Police Sergeant, John Dilbert, is blaming the drought for the problem. Sgt. Dilbert told the  Burbank Leader “… animals that are normally up in the hills come down for water and food. ” The big cat reportedly was spotted wandering  near Scott Road and Lamer Street around 9 p.m. Wednesday and about 7:30 a.m. yesterday morning. Dilbert... Read More →

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Mountain lion spotted prowling in Burbank

Burbank police are confirming today that it was indeed a mountain lion that took a stroll through a property in the hillside area yesterday afternoon. A resident in the 1200 block of Verdugo Spring lane told police a big cat boldly walked up the front driveway “… around the house, and into the back yard.”  The cat disappeared up a slope in the rear of the home, but not before the fast thinking resident got some photos. An animal control officer examined those pictures and confirmed... Read More →

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Another mountain lion sighting in Burbank

Burbank Police sent out a community alert today about  a second reported mountain lion sighting in less than a month in the Media City. The first occurred back on August 4, near Kenneth Road and Brown Drive. The second sighting late yesterday, was once again in the hillside area — this time, residents reported seeing the wild cat in the 900 block of Country Club Drive, according to the Burbank PD. In both cases, the mountain lion sauntered back up into the hills without causing a problem, except rattling some... Read More →

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