San Francisco bans performances by exotic animals


San Francisco supervisors have approved a prohibition on performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals…

Dog flu outbreak gained foothold at urban doggie day cares


Experts say doggie day care contributed to an outbreak of dog flu in Chicago that is spreading in the Midwest….

50-foot sperm whale carcass washes ashore near San Francisco

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The carcass of a 50-foot sperm whale has washed ashore at a beach just south of San Francisco…

Three abalone divers die off Mendocino coast


A Dublin resident was one of three abalone divers who drowned in Caspar Anchorage Bay…