Department of Fish and Game


Petaluma Diver Sentenced For Illegally Selling Abalone

A Petaluma abalone poacher last week was sentenced to 90 days’ work release and fined $15,000 for selling the mollusks to a restaurant owner.

CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion Found Lounging On Woodside Lawn

A mountain lion was spotted lying on the front lawn of a home in Woodside on Tuesday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

CBS San Francisco–04/28/2011

Mountain Lion

2 Mountain Lion Sightings Within 12 Hours Near Woodside

Two mountain lion sightings were reported near Woodside within 12 hours of each other on Friday night and Saturday morning.

CBS San Francisco–04/23/2011

Sheep graze in a vineyard. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)

Dead Sheep Discovery Prompts Morgan Hill Mountain Lion Warning

The carcass of a sheep that appeared to have been killed by a mountain lion was found at a home in Morgan Hill on Wednesday, police said.

CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011

King salmon, also known as chinook

California Salmon Season To Run Normal Length

For the first time in four years California’s recreational Chinook salmon fishermen are gearing up for what is expected to be a normal-length season.

CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011

Salmon in a bin (AP)

Bay Area Salmon Fishermen Excited Over Full Season

This could be California’s first full salmon fishing season in five years, after new projections from the State Department of Fish and Game show a tripling of the salmon population.


Salmon Release

North Coast Sees Surge In Fall Chinook Salmon Run

State wildlife officials say a threatened species of salmon has completed its fall run to a Mendocino County dam in record numbers.

CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010