Southbay Couple Accused Of Deliberately Burning Dog To Death With Scalding Hot WaterProsecutors say 'Sprocket' endured days of horrendous suffering and died, after his owners dipped him into scalding hot liquid.
Rule-Breakers Put National Park Visitors, Wildlife At RiskPhoto-snapping visitors routinely break the rules, getting too close to elk, grizzly bears, wolves and bison.
Large Humpback Whale Tangled In Line Off Central California CoastA humpback whale with a rope wrapped around its body is being monitored off the Central California coast.
California Fish and Game Commision Adds Spotted Owl To Endangered Species ListThe state's Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously on Friday to add the threatened bird to the list.
Sunnyvale Pet Rabbit Wins Contest To Be On Cover Of Cheerios BoxA pet rabbit in Sunnyvale has won a coveted spot on a Cheerios cereal box. Meet Chestnut, coming soon to a grocery shelf near you.
Feds Propose Ban On Swimming With Hawaii DolphinsFederal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State's most popular tourist delights and the industry that has sprung up around it.
Redwood City Man Dies While Abalone Diving Off Sonoma CoastThe Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a man who died while abalone diving in Jenner on Sunday afternoon as Dean Seki, 66, of Redwood City.
VIDEO: Animal Rescuers Trying To Track, Treat Coyote With Severe Case Of MangeA coyote with a severe case of mange has been spotted roaming the streets of Danville, and animal rescuers would like to capture and treat it.
Otters Attack 2 Boys Swimming In Lake ShastaTwo boys were having a great time going for a swim at Lake Shasta, but then two otters entered the equation. Despite their sweet reputations, the otters turned ugly.
Circus Coming To Oakland Won't Have ElephantsThe Ringling Brothers Circus comes to Oakland this weekend, and for the first time in the Bay Area, the show will not bring elephants.
Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food SourceThe once-dwindling population of a beautiful, blue iridescent butterfly has seen a rebound thanks to the efforts of a Bay Area biologist who took his work home with him.
Shy Dog Abandoned Next To Dumpster Needs New HomeA shy, abandoned poodle is looking for a new home. Someone left him next to a dumpster in a Mill Valley shopping center.