A mountain lion. (Art G./Wikimedia Commons)

Dead Deer Prompts Mountain Lion Warning In Woodside

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office was advising residents to be on the lookout for mountain lions after a deer was killed by a mountain lion on private property in Woodside.


A recurve crossbow with ammunition. (Liam Skoda)

Bow Hunters Asked To Help Control Deer Population Near Lake Sonoma

Bow hunters are being asked to take aim to help control the deer population in a 5,000-acre wildlife preserve near Lake Sonoma in northern California.


A deer prances through tall grass. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

San Jose Senior Community To Sterilize Deer Herd After Population Explosion

A gated California senior community overrun by deer has decided to sterilize the critters.


A deer prances through tall grass. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

$300K Study To Determine Why Deer Become Road Kill On Peninsula Freeway

Researchers are spending $300,000 to find out why deer crossing a Bay Area freeway become road kill.


Deer crossing sign

Deer To Be Tranquilized, Collared Near Peninsula Freeway

The California Department of Transportation is warning drivers that they might see a strange sight this weekend as they are traveling on Interstate 280 on the Peninsula.


Deer crossing sign

Study Aims To Track Car Accidents Involving Deer On I-280 In Bay Area

At the conclusion of the study, researchers will present recommendations to Caltrans for ways to keep deer from finding their way toward moving vehicles.


Deer crossing sign

Deer To Be Tagged Along Peninsula I-280 For Caltrans Collision Study

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County.


A mountain lion. (

Mountain Lion Seen Near Danville Park

A creature that was likely a mountain lion was seen Monday night in the area of Osage Park in Danville, police said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–04/13/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Trained In Encountering Animals

The Oakland Police Department and the SPCA say they have just about completed the proper training for sergeants on how to respond to calls involving wildlife in the wake of some high profile incidents involving animals.



Deer Crashes Through Window Into Castro Valley Home

Most folks find visitors to the house a pleasure. But a Castro Valley couple believes they’ve had enough company for a while, thank you.