Ack! I just realized how sick that You Bet Their Life post must look inbetween the two death notices.
Anyhoo, here's something nice and proof that things like the whole Pale Male saga can have lasting effects. In case you haven't heard, the co-op bent beneath all the public pressure and reinstalled the pigeon-spikes that were providing nest support for Pale Male and Lola's nest. In other words, the little people won. The hawks are rebuilding, bringing twigs to the nest area as I write.