BEAR VISITS WESTLAKE VILLAGE HIGH SCHOOL LOCKED DOWN AS OFFICIALS TRY TO CATCH ANIMAL.
Byline: ANGIE VALENCIA-MARTINEZ and ERIC LEACH Staff Writer
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- Lou Miraglia happened to look out the window of his town home about 7 a.m. Thursday when he saw a 6-foot black bear staring back at him.
``I said, `Oh my God. It's a bear.''' he said. ``We stared at each other for two to three minutes "Three Minutes" is the 46th episode of Lost. It is the twenty-second episode of the second season. The episode was directed by Stephen Williams, and written by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. It first aired on May 17, 2006 on ABC. . It was pretty nonchalant non·cha·lant
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[French, from Old French, present participle of nonchaloir, to be unconcerned : non-, , and it seemed to be in great shape with a beautiful coat. Then it turned around and ran up over the top of the hill.''
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The bear, spotted several times by residents on Via Colinas and Via Merida and at the North Ranch Golf Course, eluded wildlife officials and police for five hours before they called off the search at 1:30 p.m. Authorities said they will remain vigilant.
``This bear is considered a no-harm, no-foul bear,'' said Troy Swauger, spokesman for the California Department of Fish and Game. ``We hope it has decided to take the road less traveled and move back into the wilderness.''
While the high school students were being held in their classrooms, residents of the Hidden Canyon Townhomes poured into the streets.
Some said their dogs showed signs of concern early in the morning, hiding or refusing to go toward the canyon.
``This is a first,'' Camille Bovee said. ``It's fascinating ... I can't believe it.''
``It came bounding over the top of the hill,'' said Kate Maddox, who saw the bear after she heard a Ventura County Sheriff's Department The Ventura County Sheriff's Department (VCSD) provides law enforcement for the unincorporated areas of Ventura County, California, USA, as well as several cities within the county. The cities that VCSD serves are Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, and Thousand Oaks. helicopter. ``It was like `M*A*S*H.'''
Although bear sightings are rare in the Conejo Valley The Conejo Valley is a region spanning both Southeastern Ventura County and Northwest Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States. It was discovered in 1542 by Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, and eventually became part of the Rancho El Conejo land grant by , at least three bears have wandered into the area over the past few years.
In May 2004, a bear was found roaming from yard to yard, climbing trees and lounging in a Jacuzzi in Agoura Hills, about a mile east of Westlake High School.
Another bear was found in a Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks, residential city (1990 pop. 104,352), Ventura co., S Calif., in a farm area; inc. 1964. Avocados, citrus, vegetables, strawberries, and nursery products are grown. garage near the 23 Freeway and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs in August 2004.
In those cases, state Department of Fish and Game officers tranquilized the bears and took them to the Las Padres
Not to be confused with San Diego Padres. National Forest.
3 photos, map
(1) A loose bear left county officials scratching their heads as they tried to figure out where it went after the animal was sighted in Westlake Village early Thursday morning.
(2) A screen shot of the bear spotted in Westlake Village.
Joe Binoya/Special to the Daily News
(3) Residents line Via Merida on Thursday to watch sheriff's deputies and California Department of Fish and Game personnel search the hills behind Westlake High School.
John Lazar/Staff Photographer