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?