Comments by Jackie O’Reilly

Possible mountain lion sighted near Pillar Ridge

January 07, 2010
Why do people in this area always dismiss mountain lion sightings as bobcats, golden retrievers, etc. I think most people know the difference between these animals and it's insulting to their intelligence. I was actually fortunate enough to see a bobcat just this morning on Sunshine Valley Road and they're unmistakable with their short tail, pointy ears, etc. Mountain lions are not as elusive as once thought. Due to the shrinking of their habitat, there have been several sightings in residential…