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This nonprofit organization aims to help dogs get ready for a permanent home with training in basic skills, manners and socialization. UnChained offers solutions to common behavioral problems, with both private and group classes.

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What to Do When You Find Juvenile Wildlife

Spring is here, which brings with it wildlife youngsters. Many people who come across young animals may think they are abandoned or injured. This is most often not the case.

(April 22, 2022) → Read the full Benito Link report
Poll Shows High Speed Rail Support Despite Rising Costs

Backers of California’s High Speed Rail project haven’t had much to celebrate, given soaring costs and scaled-back service, but a new poll shows a solid majority of voters still want to move forward and finish the job.

(April 14, 2022) → Read the full The Mercury News report

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Greenfield FFA, ag leadership students donate to animal rescue

GREENFIELD — Greenfield High School Ag Leadership and Greenfield FFA students recently donated pet supplies to a South County Animal Rescue (SCAR) collection drive. “It is always so heartwarming to get community support for our cause, but it is even …


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California Rodeo Salinas asks fans to oppose LA’s ordinance that would ban rodeo gear.

California Rodeo Salinas isn’t set to take place until July, but organizers are asking fans to take action now by calling Los Angeles City Council members and urging them not to pass a “rodeo ban.” The proposed ordinance, requested by…


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It's nesting season for birds of prey at Pinnacles National Park, which means hikers and climbers should stay out sensitive areas.

It's that time of year again when the birds of prey at Pinnacles National Park are nesting and, in order for the various bird species to reach their full potential, the park's superintendent has issued a climbing and hiking advisory,…


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Climbing advisories in effect at Pinnacles National Park

SOLEDAD — Annual measures to protect nesting raptors of Pinnacles National Park, located five miles east of Soledad, were reinstated as of Jan. 18. According to Park Superintendent Blanca Alvarez Stransky, 12 pairs of Prairie and Peregrine Falcons produced a …


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A new study at Elkhorn Slough shows crabs can help drive marsh recovery, sometimes.

Elkhorn Slough, the federally protected estuary in Moss Landing, is estimated to have already lost more than 70 percent of its salt marshes – its dominating natural feature. A new study led by a UC Santa Barbara researcher and the…


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Monterey Bay Aquarium announces date for long-anticipated deep sea exhibition.

It’s often said humans have spent more time learning about outer space than the Earth’s own oceans. More than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is ocean, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more than 80 percent…


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Dungeness Season Delays, Explained

Despite myriad obstacles, Dungeness crab remains one of the most valuable commercial fisheries in California. Here’s how it works.


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A Modern-Day Noah’s Ark

LA Times staff writer Louis Sahagun reports from the front lines of the battle to preserve California’s most endangered species.


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