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Animals

Sea lion Hoppie, rescued after swimming up the San Joaquin River south of Modesto. (Credit The Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Pup Rescued, Recovering At Sausalito Marine Mammal Center

10 years after an adult sea lion was rescued in Los Banos, a sea lion pup is now being rehabilitated by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center after being rescued from the same area.

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Petaluma High

Petaluma Authorities Investigate Disturbing Dead Goat Prank

When Petaluma High School students arrived for classes Friday, they saw a dead baby goat strung up at the top of a fence surrounding a ball field.

04/11/2014

Steven Hayashi, pit bull attack, dog, grandson killed

Concord Man Sentenced For 2010 Child Pit Bull Mauling

A judge convicted a 55-year-old Concord man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson four years ago on charges of child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter.

04/11/2014

A abandoned crocodile was captured at a strip mall in Roseville on April 9, 2014. (CBS)

Abandoned Crocodile Captured At Strip Mall Near Sacramento

Police in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville captured a 4-foot-long crocodile Wednesday near a T.J. Maxx store in a strip mall.

04/09/2014

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Antioch City Council Votes To Ban Feeding Of Stray Cats

Animal advocates were left disappointed Tuesday after the Antioch city council approved a new ordinance that outlaws feeding abandoned cats on public property.

04/09/2014

Pair of Burrowing Owls guard their nest

Feral Felines Threaten Endangered Owls That Nest In Mountain View

The claws came out this week as Mountain View cat lovers ripped apart a proposal to control the feral felines threatening the endangered burrowing owl and other birds at Shoreline Park.

04/03/2014

A young zebra named 'Frauke' stands next to her mother in their enclosure at the zoo in the northern German city of Hanover, (Photo credit DAVID HECKER/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Researchers Believe They Now Know Why Zebras Have Stripes

A mystery of the animal kingdom that has baffled scientists for centuries may finally have been solved, according to UC Davis researchers who examined the pests that share the traditional range of the zebra.

04/03/2014

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Animal Update: Dealing With Pets’ Eye Problems

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the SF SPCA talks about pets’ eye-care and how elderly animals can be treated for diseases like glaucoma that can lead to blindness.

03/31/2014

police dog

Petaluma Police Dog Helps Track Down Drug Offender

A Petaluma police dog helped apprehend a drug offender on Saturday.

03/30/2014

(credit: PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kids Party On With Animals of The East Bay SPCA

Kid birthday parties are now available at the East Bay SPCA…

03/25/2014

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