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Redwood City Man Pleads No Contest To Torturing Puppy To Death In Front Of Daughter

A man accused of torturing a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in Redwood City on Friday in exchange for no more than three years in prison.

07/28/2014

Dog Lost in Tahoe Forest For 2 Years Reunited With Family

Dog Lost For 2 Years In Tahoe National Forest Reunited With Owner

The odds of finding a missing dog aren’t always good, and they looked exceptionally bleak to Nathan and Erin Braun after losing their 5-year-old golden retriever Murphy in the Tahoe wilderness in October 2012.

06/20/2014

A cameraman records the judge's podium in a courtroom closed due to budget cuts and layoffs, at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on March 16, 2009. Beset by an unprecedented budget crisis, the LA Superior Court, the largest trial court system in the US, laid off 329 employees and announced the closure of 17 courtrooms, with more of both expected in the future. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Attorney Testifies She Did Her Best To Care For 100+ Cats In Her Home

An Oakland attorney accused of animal abuse testified Wednesday that she did the best she could to care for the more than 100 cats who lived in her home.

06/11/2014

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20 Animals Rescued From Pacific Grove Home In Apparent Hoarding Case

The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.

05/08/2014

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Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ Makes Progress In Recovery

Nearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.

05/01/2014

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Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ May Be From North Coast Redwoods

The mystery surrounding the origin of a very young bear cub that wound up in the care of a wildlife rescue organization in Lake Tahoe got a little clearer on Saturday.

04/27/2014

A mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Residents Spot Mountain Lion In San Mateo County Neighborhood

Residents spotted a mountain lion in Los Trancos Woods on Friday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

04/20/2014

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Baby Bear Cub Possibly Orphaned In Lake Tahoe, Animal Rescuers Search For Clues

A baby bear cub no bigger than a house cat showed up on the door of the BEAR League in Homewood, El Dorado County Thursday, and now wildlife rescuers are searching for any information about where she came from in hopes of reuniting her with her mother if she is still alive, and eventually returning her safely to the wild.

04/18/2014

Bertie Mae (Credit Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Asian Elephant ‘Bertie Mae’ Dies At Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Bertie Mae, a female Asian elephant at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, died at the age of 34.

04/11/2014

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Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

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