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Daily Archives: October 1, 2015

Living – safely – with the urban coyote

The recent report of a 3-year-old being being bitten by a coyote in an Elysian Park playground has rattle nerves and put many residents on high alert. But the intense concern and fear associated with this particular canine may be misplaced -- people are overwhelmingly more likely to get bitten by a dog than have an encounter with a coyote, according to wildlife experts. Read More »

Elysian Valley kayaker leaves his disability on the shore

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- “The one that about being in a wheelchair is that you are often looking down on the ground, making sure you won’t run over something, watching for rocks or other obstacles,” says 32-year-old Andy Janicki. “When you are in a kayak, you can look up and all around. It’s a whole new experience that empowers those with disabilities.” Read More »