A Southern California family woke up to a huge surprise: a 175-pound black bear lurking in their backyard.
Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.
Wildlife officials have captured their 7th bear in the past 10 days at Lake Tahoe, where experts are predicting lingering drought will prompt an uptick in bear problems the rest of the year.
A Lake Tahoe couple filed a police report saying they received numerous death threats and harassing messages after reporting problems with a black bear that was captured and euthanized by Nevada wildlife officials.
A Bay Area man’s quick thinking when he encountered a black bear in the Sierra may have averted an attack.
A black bear was shot and killed by police after it went into a residential area of the Monterey County city of Seaside early this morning, police and state wildlife officials said.
A black bear may be foraging in the Kent Lake area of the Mt. Tamalpais Watershed in Marin County, according to the Marin Municipal Water District.
A Pleasanton family vacationing in west Lake Tahoe watched in amazement as a bear got into their Toyota Prius, took it for a ride down the driveway and tore it to pieces recently.
A Pacifica man has pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco to a charge of selling a stuffed American bald eagle.
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?