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A North Pacific rattlesnake (Croatalus oreganus oreganus) (Mike Spencer/Sonoma County Reptile Rescue)

Pittsburg Toddler Bitten By Backyard Rattlesnake Recovering At Hospital

Officials say a 2-year-old girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the East Bay is in stable condition.

06/11/2015

Rattlesnake at Sonoma Reptile Rescue (KPIX, Don Ford)

After 2 Rattlesnakes Bite Children, Doctors Warn Some Snakebite ‘Treatments’ May Be The Worst Thing You Could Do

As a two-year-old Pittsburg girl and a four-year-old Folsom boy are recovering from separate snake bite wounds, emergency workers warn that the Hollywood-based first aid of “sucking out the venom” may actually be the worst thing you could do.

06/10/2015

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

A North Pacific rattlesnake (Croatalus oreganus oreganus) (Mike Spencer/Sonoma County Reptile Rescue)

Watch Your Step! Rattlesnakes Out Early On Bay Area Trails

Rattlesnakes are out a month earlier than usual in the Bay Area, so watch your step out on hiking trails.

03/30/2015

Tassajara Valley Little League players. (CBS)

Danville Little League Moves Games After Rattlesnake Bit Boy

The Tassajara Valley Little League has temporarily moved all baseball games from Blackhawk Fields in Danville and sent a warning letter to parents, after a little boy was bitten by a rattlesnake.

07/24/2013

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

Santa Clara County Residents Warned To Watch For Rattlesnakes

The odds of being bitten by a rattlesnake are slim, but it does happen. 15 people were bitten by snakes in Santa Clara County last year, and emergency responders would prefer not to see it happen at all in 2013.

05/07/2013

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Santa Clara County Officials Remind Public To Watch Out For Rattlesnakes

Santa Clara County fire and emergency officials are reminding the public to watch where they walk this spring and summer to avoid venomous snakebites.

CBS San Francisco–05/28/2011

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More Rattlesnake Sightings Reported Along Bay Area Trails

Outdoor enthusiasts may find a bit of a surprise in Bay Area parks and natural habitat regions these days: rattlers are starting to make their presence known this Spring.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011