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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

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.

09/23/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

More Possibly Tainted Meatballs Found In SF’s Sunset By Dog Walker

More meatballs apparently left out to poison dogs were discovered Monday morning in San Francisco’s Sunset District, according to police.

05/05/2014

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Easter Warning For Cat Owners, Extreme Poisoning Risk From Lilies, Onions

There is no greater time of year for the lovely lily, but there is also no more dangerous time of year for cats, as a single nibble of a leaf, a few drinks of the vase water, or even brushing against lily pollen could lead to kidney failure and death.

04/16/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

3rd Case Of Poison Meatballs? New Sidewalk Discovery In SF Richmond District

San Francisco police are testing four meatballs found on a sidewalk in the city’s Richmond District Sunday night to see if they are poisonous.

02/24/2014

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