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A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Unlucky Squirrel Causes San Jose Power Outage Affecting 1,200 Customers

Power has been restored to all 1,200 PG&E customers in San Jose after a squirrel caused an outage that knocked out power to residents and businesses and caused major system-wide Caltrain delays, utility officials confirmed.

03/19/2014

A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Berkeley May Kill Off Hundreds Of Squirrels, Gophers Over Environmental Worries

One of the country’s most tolerant and inclusive cities plans to kill off hundreds of its residents over concerns that they are damaging the environment.

02/18/2014

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Blames Squirrel For Large Marin County Power Outage

A large power outage that affected about 24,000 PG&E customers in Marin County Wednesday morning was caused by a squirrel, a utility spokesman said.

01/08/2014

A snow leopard pounces on a squirrel at the Micke Grove Zoo in Lodi. (aubell282/YouTube)

Dad Videotaping Visit To Lodi Zoo Shocked By Leopard Lunching On Squirrel

A father filming a visit to the Micke Grove Zoo in Lodi with his son reacted with surprise when a snow leopard stalked and ate a squirrel that wandered into the animal’s enclosure.

07/31/2012