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A mountain biker is rescued by helicopter after falling from a cliff in China Camp State Park. (CBS)

Mountain Biker Rescued By Helicopter After Cliff Fall At China Camp State Park

A 53-year-old mountain biker was rescued by helicopter Sunday afternoon after he fell down a cliff at China Camp State Park in Marin County.

05/11/2014

A mountain lion is safely tranquilized after being seen near a Mountain View neighborhood on May 6, 2014. (Mountain View Police)

Mountain Lion Released Into Wild After Causing Stir In Mountain View Apartment Complex

A young male mountain lion that wandered into a Mountain View apartment complex on Tuesday evening has been safely returned to its natural habitat, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.

05/07/2014

A mountain lion is safely tranquilized after being seen near a Mountain View neighborhood on May 6, 2014. (Mountain View Police)

Mountain Lion Safely Tranquilized In Mountain View

A mountain lion, seen wandering near a Mountain View neighborhood, was safely tranquilized late Tuesday night.

05/06/2014

A mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Residents Spot Mountain Lion In San Mateo County Neighborhood

Residents spotted a mountain lion in Los Trancos Woods on Friday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

04/20/2014

Aftermath of avalanche on Mt Everest.  Photo courtesy of Roger Philipp

American Climber Survives Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest; Shares Photos Of Aftermath

KCBS has obtained photos from an American who was on the mountain when the deadly avalanche happened Friday. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt.

04/18/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

A brush fire burns in the Oakland hills near Mountain Blvd. and Keller Ave., June 8, 2012. (CBS)

Downed Power Line Sparks Fire In Oakland Hills

A fire that threatened homes in the Oakland Hills area Friday afternoon was expected to cause delays on Interstate 580 later Friday.

06/08/2012