Crotalus scutulatus, the Mojave rattlesnake or “Mojave green,” is a highly irritable and unpredictable pit viper. By comparison, the Pacific rattlesnake you might be accustomed to is fairly tame.
The Mojave green can be found primarily in the deserts of the south and western U.S. and Mexico. This...
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center is holding “The Rattlesnakes of North America,” where attendees can get up and personal with these notorious creatures.
Ranger Frank Hoffman will be guiding attendees, speaking about the various types of rattlesnakes, debunking myths and urban legends, and...
Spring is here, with summer weather not too far behind. That means we all spend more time outside, hiking, bike riding, playing ball and so many other wonderful outdoor forms of play and exercise. It also means rattlesnakes come out. Encounters with these slithery creatures are inevitable.
It’s the time of year when rattlesnakes start coming out and scaring the uninitiated hikers on the trail.
If you know what to do, there’s no need to be nervous. The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be on the trail, and the less likely you’ll end up with a bite.
All of the local rattlesnakes...
I was reading about the sighting of mountain lions near Copper Hill in Valencia. This has destroyed my whole perspective on wildlife in the SCV. I thought all the cougars were in the various bars and bistros of our fair valley.
OK. Not my best joke. Let’s face it. We do have various forms...
The days are getting warmer, and the rattlesnakes are being seen in our valley. The climate and the food supply are adequate, so they are here to stay.
Rattlesnakes are feared – but by learning a few facts about them, you should be able to respect them and even appreciate them for the wonderful...
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation.