Endangered species

Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica. (CBS)

Partial Attorneys Fees Awarded In Sharp Park Golf Course Lawsuit

A federal judge in San Francisco has awarded $386,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs to six environmental groups that filed a lawsuit seeking to protect two imperiled species at the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.

07/02/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Great White Sharks Nearing Endangered Species Protection

The most feared predator in the ocean received new protections Wednesday when a California commission decided the great white shark should be studied as a potential endangered species.

02/07/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

A bald eagle tends to its chick. (US EPA)

Bald Eagles Making Comeback In Bay Area

Bald eagles are making a comeback in Northern California.

07/17/2012

Sea Otter

HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea Otters

A group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.

06/20/2012

A bald-eagle chick, like the one seen here, recently hatched in Anthony Chabot Regional Park (Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images)

Baby Bald Eagle Hatches At East Bay Park

A bald eagle that recently hatched at Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley is expected to by flying by July, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

06/05/2012

A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

Land Deal Will Preserve Threatened Redwoods In Santa Cruz Mountains

A huge swath of Central Coast forest that is home to several threatened and endangered species has been purchased by several preservation groups.

12/08/2011

Clapper Rail

Endangered Bird Spotted Nesting In San Francisco

A bird whose populations were decimated in San Francisco and other parts of California has been spotted nesting in the city’s Bayview District.

CBS San Francisco–08/20/2011

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North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator Threat

A former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Bald Eagle. (AP)

Pacifica Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Stuffed Bald Eagle

A Pacifica man has pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco to a charge of selling a stuffed American bald eagle.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

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