Overnight Fire At Santa Rosa Pet Hospital Causes $100K In Damage; No Animals InjuredAn electrical fire in the attic of a pet hospital in Santa Rosa early Tuesday morning caused $100,000 in damage but no animals were in the building at the time, fire officials said.
Food Lures Black Bear Out Of Petaluma Backyard Redwood TreeA wayward 500-pound black bear safely descended from a Petaluma backyard tree Sunday night, lured out of his sky high hiding spot with the help of fish and other food, ending a day-long standoff with wildlife officials.
Mountain Lion Spotted in Pinole; Latest In Series of Bay Area SightingsThe past two weeks have seen three mountain lion sightings in the Bay Area, two in the North Bay and the latest Thursday in the East Bay when a woman encountered a big cat on a trail at Pinole Shores Park.
Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Placed On California's Endangered Species List, Gets Additional ProtectionsCalifornia has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population.
Police Warn Residents Of Mountain Lion Sighting In PetalumaPolice in Petaluma were warning residents to be on the lookout after a mountain lion sighting on Tuesday.
Firefighters Believe Wandering Emaciated Bear Cub 'Smokey' Was Orphaned In Dixie FireFirefighters are keeping an eye on a lone, emaciated bear cub that may have lost its mother to the country’s largest wildfire now burning in Northern California.
After 5-Hour Chase in San Francisco, Dog Rescued, Restored to OwnerAfter a 5-hour chase across train tracks and around parked cars by four officers near Oracle Park, Nieve, a fluffy white terrier mix, was reunited with her family Friday.
Hunters' Ammo Choices Key to California Condor ComebackIn 2019, California instituted a statewide ban on lead ammunition for hunting to help the California condor recover. But condors have spread into Utah and Arizona, states where there aren't lead-ammo bans.
400-Pound Grizzly Bear Pulls Chico Woman From Tent, Kills Her, At Montana CampsiteA nurse from Chico was killed on a long-distance bicycling trip in Montana, after a 400-pound grizzly bear pulled her from her tent in the middle of he night.
Man Accused Of Stealing Lemur From SF Zoo Charged With Violating Endangered Species ActA man accused of breaking into the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens last year and stealing a ring-tailed lemur -- an endangered species -- made his initial court appearance in federal court on Monday.
Increased Bay Area Whale Deaths Come Amid Changing Animal Patterns, Record Ship TrafficThe sheer number of whale deaths in such a short period of time does have scientists concerned, but it may just be a case of there being a lot more of everything out in the Bay right now.
DNA May Link Coyote That Bit Little Girl In Moraga To At Least 3 Other AttacksA coyote attacked and bit a child walking with a parent in a Moraga neighborhood Tuesday morning, police said.
Racehorse Dies During Training at Golden Gate FieldsDuchamp, a 4-year-old thoroughbred gelding, died while training at Golden Gate Fields Friday.
Box Of Cookies Sets Bandit Raccoons On A Rampage Through Redwood City Chase BankA pair of masked raccoons led an animal control officer on a wild chase at a Redwood City bank.
Oakland Zoo Takes In More Mountain Lion Kittens Orphaned By Zogg FireThe Oakland Zoo is nursing three mountain lion kittens back to health, after they were rescued from the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.