Firefighters at the scene of a fatal fire on 171 Vienna St. in San Francisco, August 17, 2012. (CBS)

2 Elderly Men Killed In SF House Fire, Hoarding May Have Played Role

Two elderly men were killed in a fire that blazed in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood early Friday morning, a fire dispatcher said.


Authorities say a man hoarded 29 cats and 25 tons of garbage in a home near Lockwood in Monterey County. (CBS)

SPCA Rescues 29 Cats From Monterey County Hoarder

Twenty-nine cats were rescued from an elderly man who was hoarding the animals in a remote location covered with 25 tons of garbage in unincorporated Monterey County on Tuesday morning, officials said.

CBS San Francisco–03/11/2011

Laboratory rat

Rescued Hollywood Rat Pack Arrives In San Jose For Adoption

If you smell a rat in San Jose, you’re not alone. A local pet store has opened its doors to more than a thousand rescued rodents that an animal shelter hopes to make available for adoption just in time for the holidays.