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Another animal body part found in Elysian Park

July 1, 2010 | 12:35 pm

Severed bird head found: The Eastsider L.A. reports that more animal parts have been discovered in Elysian Park – this time the severed head of a bird of prey, possibly belonging to a carcass found two weeks ago:

A woman named Caitlan and a friend were out walking their dogs Tuesday morning when they came upon the large bird head on northern edge of Elysian Park overlooking the 5 freeway. Caitlin, who e-mailed a photo showing the head of a bird with a large beak, assumes these were parts of the same bird.

Long Beach instrument petting zoo: The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports on the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra's "Instrument Petting Zoo":

The children are then allowed to try as many instruments as they like. The goal of the Instrument Petting Zoo is to allow children to be exposed to and gain an interest in the instruments of the orchestra before they have a visit from an LBSO ensemble in the second and third grades.

Greenpeace sets sights on Costco: Good magazine reports that Greenpeace is targeting Costco for apparently selling nonsustainable seafood:

The site has a semi-entertaining "Ocean Destroyers Anonymous" video, in which Traitor Joe's reads a poem about his new sustainable seafood policies and Costco plays hooky to go buy endangered Chilean sea bass. But beyond that, all the text is pretty sincere…

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