Truckee police say they had to break the window out of an SUV over the weekend after a bear locked himself inside.
An injured bear cub is on the mend north of Lake Tahoe thanks to some help from local volunteers and police in Truckee.
A Richmond teenager who was among a group of outdoor leadership students attacked by a bear in the Alaska on Saturday was scheduled to return home to the Bay Area Monday.
Department of Fish and Game officials are warning campers that this is also a time when bears appear out of hibernation.
A 2-year-old dog that disappeared near Sacramento, has turned up 715 miles later in Tacoma, Washington, and was expected to be reunited with his owner Saturday.
Black bear sightings are not uncommon in California’s backcountry or even around trash bins in Lake Tahoe. But in a strip mall along a busy East Bay freeway?