San Francisco Firefighters Rescue Baby Raccoon Wedged in Tree, Name It 'Freedom'A baby raccoon trapped in a tree has been given the name "Freedom" by the San Francisco firefighters who rescued it Saturday night.
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.
Masked Bandits Break Into Redwood City Bank; Raccoon Caper Caught On CameraTwo masked intruders worked their way into a closed Redwood City bank Tuesday morning, leaving some damage behind but making off with no money before they were shooed away by animal control officers.
Roaming Raccoons Show No Fear Of Humans In San Francisco's Golden Gate ParkNormally, raccoons are nocturnal, skittish and shy animals. But not the ones we spotted in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, and animal control officials say people have only themselves to blame.
Teacher Won't Face Charges After Allegedly Drowning Raccoons In Front Of StudentsA Florida teacher accused of drowning two raccoons and an opossum in front of his students will not face criminal charges, according to the state attorney's office.
Emeryville Police Rescue Baby Raccoon Trapped Under SUV HoodA baby raccoon halted traffic after he crawled inside the engine compartment of an SUV stopped at a traffic signal in Emeryville on Friday.
Stowaway Raccoons Find Home At Oakland ZooA group of stowaway baby raccoons are calling the Oakland Zoo home while a search for a permanent residence is underway, according to zoo officials.
Raccoon Trapped In Drainpipe Dies After Rescuers Dig Up Watsonville Parking LotA raccoon that was rescued from a Watsonville drainpipe Friday night after being stuck in it for almost a full day, died early Saturday morning.
San Francisco's Orphaned, Injured Wildlife Find Refuge With ResidentsIn San Francisco, trapped and injured critters often have no place to go. But one woman has created a safe haven for wildlife.
Tree Trimming Can Put Bay Area's Baby Animals In Peril, Wildlife Advocates WarnWhile spring is the time of year when many property owners around the Bay Area begin tree trimming, wildlife advocates want them to take caution because it's also nesting season for animals that are fast becoming orphaned.
Drought Forcing Critters Into South Bay Backyards, Causing Pricey Problems For ResidentsSan Jose homeowners are dealing with an influx of unwanted visits from critters that may be distraught due to the drought.
Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay NeighborhoodNeighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.
Raccoons Attack Pet Dogs Inside Alameda HomePolice say two dogs have been treated for cuts and other injuries after raccoons entered an Alameda home through a doggy door and attacked the pets.
Raccoon Attacks May Be Growing Bay Area TrendA raccoon attack on a woman and her dog in Alameda on Sunday night has made officials worry that aggressive animals might be a growing trend in urban areas.
Raccoons Attack Alameda WomanIt started with “a pair of eyes.” It ended with an Alameda woman screaming and her dog barking after a raccoon bit her, puncturing her leg.