Bear

Officials with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife look after a bear that was captured in Tracy on March 25, 2015. (Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Bear Spotted Wandering Through Tracy For 2 Days Captured After Running Up Tree

Wildlife officials in the Central Valley town of Tracy safely captured a bear that ran up a tree in a residential neighborhood Wednesday, two days after it was first spotted in the area.

03/25/2015

(Tracy PD)

Police And Wildlife Officials Searching For Bear Seen In Residential Tracy Neighborhood

Tracy police officers are searching for a bear spotted by several people in a residential area.

03/24/2015

A bear cub captured in Hoopa, California (Photo credit: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.)

Underweight, Motherless Bear Cub Rescued After Climbing Backstop On California Reservation

Two formerly lonesome bear cubs are starting 2015 together in the care of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care after showing signs of distress and being rescued by humans near Northern California’s Trinity River over the holidays.

01/05/2015

"Cinder" the bear cub was badly burned in a Washington state wildfire and cared for at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility. (CBS)

Bear Cub Badly Burned In Washington Recovering After Stint In Tahoe Wildlife Facility

An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.

11/24/2014

(Jennifer Heiden/Tahoe Daily Tribune)

Winter’s Coming: Chunky Bear Spotted Lumbering Around South Lake Tahoe

The bear’s legs are barely visible, leading some residents to assume it’s a she, and that she is very pregnant. Or is just perfectly plump and ready to hibernate.

11/19/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Bear Spotted Hanging Out At Redding City Hall

The Redding Record Searchlight reports the bear was seen near Redding’s city hall Sunday morning. Redding police Sgt. Ron Icely tells the newspaper that the bear also was seen near a local Safeway store, and on someone’s roof.

11/17/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Man’s Body Found Eaten By Black Bear In Humboldt County

Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.

10/17/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Leading To Surge In Sierra Bear Captures; 11 Killed By Vehicles Since July

An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.

10/02/2014

Emily Miles said she was mauled by a 300 pound bear near her Santa Barbara County home on September 22, 2014. (CBS)

Central Coast Woman Survives Mauling From 300-Pound Bear

A Santa Barbara County woman walking near her home survived after being mauled by a 300 pound black bear this week.

09/24/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Yosemite Bears Get High-Tech Tracking Collars

Officials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.

09/24/2014

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