Month: November 2018

Placerita Nature Center’s Amazing Animal Show

by Natalia Radcliffe Before Roger McClure took the job, Frank Hoffman, known as Ranger Frank, was in charge of the animal show. Ranger Frank, however, is not a volunteer. He is employed as the recreation services supervisor, in charge of practically everything, from paperwork to answering visitors’ questions and taking care of animals – even […] Read more

The Dog Behind ‘Starfish’

By Shira Levin The inspiration behind my first independent feature film, “Starfish,” was the life and death of Tyler, the rescue dog that my husband fell in love with while working at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which most of us know as the ASPCA. Tyler had been abandoned in […] Read more