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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

Warning sign posted in parking lot. (CBS)

Popular Point Reyes Trail Section Where Hiker Died Likely Never To Reopen

A popular hiking trail in Point Reyes National Seashore will likely never be repaired after the ground gave way Saturday, sending two hikers tumbling 70-feet, leaving one dead.

03/22/2015

(CBS SF)

Helicopter Assists In Rescue Of 2 Men Who Fell Down Hill In Marin County

Fire crews and a California Highway Patrol helicopter assisted in rescuing two men who fell down a hill in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin County Saturday, a fire official said.

03/01/2015

Witnesses told police that they saw two men on the trail just 
before they heard the gunshots. (Oakland Police Department)

$10,000 Reward Offered For Information On Gates Foundation Educator Found Shot Dead In Oakland Hills

Police are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of a longtime Northern California man who worked for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

12/01/2014

(CBSSF)

Man Leads Mule Train Down Busy San Pablo Avenue In El Cerrito

Being “homeless” in the Bay Area doesn’t mean being without pets, from dogs, cats, even parrots, but when a modern-day nomad took to the streets of El Cerrito with a mule train in tow, it turned a few heads, although law enforcement turned a blind (or blindered?) eye to the spectacle.

09/19/2014

Mountain Lion

DNA Test Confirms Mountain Lion Shot Dead Was Same One That Mauled Boy Near Cupertino

A DNA test has confirmed that a mountain lion shot and killed by authorities was the same animal that grabbed and bit a 6-year-old boy on Sunday.

09/12/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Grass Fire Along Delta De Anza Trail In Pittsburg

Crews have extinguished a small grass fire along the Delta de Anza Regional Trail in Pittsburg, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

06/01/2014

Grizzly Peak overlook in the Berkeley Hills. (CBS)

Man’s Body Discovered On UC Berkeley Property

A hiker came across a body in the woods near Grizzly Peak on University of California at Berkeley property Sunday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.

05/18/2014

Talus left by recent rockfall. (Yosemite National Park)

16,000 Tons Of Rock Slide 500 Feet Down Yosemite Cliff, Some Into Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive amount of rock has fallen from a cliff, closing a hiking trail.

04/07/2014

Image of a man who groped a girl near Gregory Gardens Elementary School, captured by the victim. (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

2 Girls Groped By Pleasant Hill Stranger Near School On Consecutive Days

Police in Pleasant Hill were investigating two nearly identical incidents over the past two days involving a man who groped girls headed to school, a police sergeant said.

04/01/2014

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