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Fast-Growing Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of 200 Homes In Northern California

Crews working through the night in steep terrain are building containment lines around a wildfire near the rural Northern California town of Weaverville that forced the evacuation of about 200 homes.

08/24/2014

Black bears are released into the wilderness

Watch: Bears Released Back Into Wild After Caught Looking For Food Near Incline Village

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife captured two black bears while they were looking for food in Incline Village in an attempt to change the bears’ attitude and make sure they don’t wander too close again.

07/03/2014

Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle Released Into East Bay Wilderness After Near-Death Mite Infestation

A Golden Eagle that suffered a severe mite infestation was released healthy and strong at Las Trampas Regional Park in San Ramon on Friday.

05/02/2014

Gene Penaflor

Family Of Man Found In Mendocino Forest Recall 19-Day Ordeal

A 72-year-old San Francisco man is recovering after he was found alive Saturday after spending nearly three weeks lost alone in the woods. Gene Penaflor was finally reunited with his family Saturday, hours after he was spotted in the wilderness of northern California.

10/14/2013

Gene Penaflor

72-Year-Old SF Man Survives On Squirrels During 19-Day Ordeal In Mendocino Forest

A San Francisco man was rescued this weekend after spending three weeks lost in the Mendocino National Forest, where he survived below-freezing temperatures and subsisted on a diet of squirrels and other wild animals.

10/13/2013

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