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Nearly 200 Firefighters Treated For Poison Oak While Battling Wildfire Near San Luis Obispo

Nearly 200 firefighters battling a blaze on California’s Central Coast had to be treated for poison oak.

08/25/2015

A poisonous rattlesnake. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Rattlesnake Bites Toddler In Pittsburg Backyard

A Pittsburg toddler was airlifted to a hospital after suffering a bite from a rattlesnake Tuesday evening, according to firefighters.

06/10/2015

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South Bay Dog Owners Warned After White Powder Found On Popular Trail

South Bay dog owners are being warned to watch what their pets pick up.

06/04/2015

A rare California Condor recovering at the Oakland Zoo from lead poisoning. (CBS)

Rare California Condor Poisoned By Lead Recovering At Oakland Zoo

A rare California condor is recovering nicely at the Oakland zoo after being brought in with alarmingly high levels of lead.

06/03/2015

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Student’s ‘Cry For Help’: Reportedly Admits Poisoning Classmates’ Water Bottles With Formaldehyde

A Stanford graduate student who said it was “a cry for help” admitted putting a lab chemical in classmate’s water bottles.

04/01/2015

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Warning: 3 Dogs Fatally Poisoned After Drinking Water From Lake Chabot In The East Bay

East Bay park and municipal officials have issued an urgent warning for dog owners to keep their pets away from the water at Lake Chabot.

01/31/2015

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Rat Poison Detected In 3 Bobcats Found Dead Near UC Santa Cruz Campus

A test reveals a female bobcat originally reported as road kill near the UC Santa Cruz campus is the third cat to die from rat poison in four months.

01/14/2015

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

‘Amnesty’ Pond For Dumping Unwanted Goldfish Planned After Deadly Restoration Of SF’s Mountain Lake

People can soon start dumping their pet goldfish, carp and other unwanted fishy pets in a designated “amnesty” pond near San Francisco Presidio’s Mountain Lake.

11/22/2014

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

Only In San Francisco: ‘Goldfish Amnesty’ Pond Planned After Poisoning Non-Native Fish In Mountain Lake

Crews have taken drastic measures alien invaders in Mountain Lake, in San Francisco’s Presidio. But to do that, they have to kill off every living thing in the water.

11/13/2014

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Meatballs Found Near Santa Rosa Dog Park Found To Be Not Poisonous

Eight meatballs that were found last month near a dog park in west Santa Rosa did not contain any poisons harmful to people or pets, Sonoma County Animal Services said this afternoon.

10/03/2014

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