Rattlesnake Season Arrives On Bay Area Trails; Marin Hiker BittenAny experienced hiker of the Bay Area hills knows that rattlesnakes are like bears -- they hibernate in the winter and come back out in the spring.
Caution Urged In East Bay Parks Following Rattlesnake BiteA rattlesnake bite of a hiker Monday on Mission Peak east of Fremont prompted officials with the East Bay Regional Park District to issue a statement Tuesday about safety around rattlesnakes in the parks.
Park Officials Warn Pokémon Go Players Of Rattlesnake DangerThe wilderness regions of the Bay Area are home to mountain lions, rattlesnakes and other dangers. So concern is growing among East Bay Park officials that the current Pokémon craze may be endangering park visitors.
Snake Wranglers Busy As Hot Weather Draws Them Into Bay Area Yards, HomesBay Area snake wranglers are busy this week as the hot weather draws snakes into backyards and urban areas.
Pittsburg Toddler Bitten By Backyard Rattlesnake Recovering At HospitalOfficials say a 2-year-old girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the East Bay is in stable condition.
After 2 Rattlesnakes Bite Children, Doctors Warn Some Snakebite 'Treatments' May Be The Worst Thing You Could DoAs 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.
Rattlesnake Bites Toddler In Pittsburg BackyardA Pittsburg toddler was airlifted to a hospital after suffering a bite from a rattlesnake Tuesday evening, according to firefighters.
Watch Your Step! Rattlesnakes Out Early On Bay Area TrailsRattlesnakes are out a month earlier than usual in the Bay Area, so watch your step out on hiking trails.
Danville Little League Moves Games After Rattlesnake Bit BoyThe 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.
Santa Clara County Residents Warned To Watch For RattlesnakesThe 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.
Santa Clara County Officials Remind Public To Watch Out For RattlesnakesSanta Clara County fire and emergency officials are reminding the public to watch where they walk this spring and summer to avoid venomous snakebites.
More Rattlesnake Sightings Reported Along Bay Area TrailsOutdoor 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.