Officers killed a coyote after the animal attacked and bit several residents in Fremont on Christmas Day.
California wildlife officials have banned coyote hunting contests that offered cash and prizes up to $500 to the top marksman and sparked a culture clash in the state.
Pacifica police are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets after a woman reported her dog was taken by a coyote early Wednesday morning.
A disoriented coyote was rescued from the city streets of San Francisco last month and officials need help to determine how it got there, according to a Wildlife Emergency Services spokeswoman.
A homeowner reported seeing a large coyote with the family cat in its mouth in San Anselmo Tuesday morning, police said.