Southern California animal activists have repeatedly clashed over the years with producers of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which returns to Anaheim's Honda Center July 25-Aug. 3. But now, nearly 14 years of litigation have come to an end with a federal court settlement that has cir ... More >>
In a move applauded by animal rights advocates, Burger King has announced that all of its egg and pork products will be cage-free by 2017. It's the largest restaurant chain to put a deadline on the switch. "So many tens of thousands of animals will now be in better living conditions," Wa ... More >>
It's not unusual in this day and age to see people demonstrating outside a store over some perceived injustice. Often this can involve the mistreatment of animals, especially if the merchant is selling them as a meal or clothing made of from their fur or products that involved animal testing. Lush a ... More >>
UPDATE, JUNE 27, 10:40 A.M.: A Los Angeles-based animal rights group today announced the filing of a lawsuit against the contractor who runs the elephant rides at the Santa Ana Zoo.However, the suit does not concern the ride operations that have been blasted by advocates for animals but Perris-ba ... More >>
Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) scored A- grades from the National Rifle Association heading into his successful 2008 and 2010 elections. (By comparison, Orange County's lone Democrat in Congress, Loretta Sanchez, received a D). But Campbell recently found himself in an unfamiliar spot: in the midd ... More >>
Megan's Law, meet Fido's Revenge.A bill winding through the California Senate would, if passed, place convicted animal abusers on an online registry, just like sex offenders, complete with home addresses and places of employment.
Ever wonder why some fake fur feels so real? The Associated Press has one explanation: "An animal advocacy group says its investigation has turned up coats — some with designer labels, some at higher-end retailers — with fur from man's best friend." The Humane Society of the ... More >>
Sweeping changes at the countys Soviet-style animal shelter?
Somebody please put the county's animal shelter out of its misery