California Department of Fish and Wildlife

This February 2016 photo shows a wolverine in the Tahoe National Forest near Truckee. (Chris Stermer/California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP)

Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE — Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the…

 

Red-necked Grebe that was contaminated with oil leaking from a ship that sank off the San Francisco coast in 1953 receives care at SF Bay Center on Dec. 18, 2015. (Courtesy International Bird Rescue)

Oiled seabirds linked to ship that sank off SF coast in 1953

Nine oiled seabirds rescued along the California coast late last year have…

 

Two suspects flee into woods turning pursuit into rescue

PLACERVILLE — A police pursuit of two men turned into a rescue…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)

Start of recreational Dungeness crab season delayed

  San Francisco Dungeness crab lovers will have to wait to taste the holiday favorite…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoOnly 19 birds that were contaminated by a mystery substance remained in the care of the International Bird Rescue as of March 14. Hundreds were killed by the substance.

Bill seeks to provide state funding for mystery goo-type incidents

A mysterious substance that turned up earlier this year in San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoOnly 19 birds that were contaminated by a mystery substance remained in the care of the International Bird Rescue as of March 14. Hundreds were killed by the substance.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoState officials have identified the mysterious substance that coated and killed hundreds of birds in the Bay last month.

Mystery goo that coated birds in SF Bay identified as mixture of oils

A mysterious substance that coated and killed hundreds of seabirds in the…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoState officials have identified the mysterious substance that coated and killed hundreds of birds in the Bay last month.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTwo dozen birds — 23 surf scoters and one scaup — that had once been covered in a mystery goo were released into the wild at Fort Baker in Sausalito. The birds were transported in boxes to the shoreline before their release. The mystery substance remains unidentified and leads to the birds coming down with hypothermia.

First batch of SF Bay birds cleaned of mystery goo released into wild

SAUSALITO — To the tune of squawking seagulls against a backdrop of…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTwo dozen birds — 23 surf scoters and one scaup — that had once been covered in a mystery goo were released into the wild at Fort Baker in Sausalito. The birds were transported in boxes to the shoreline before their release. The mystery substance remains unidentified and leads to the birds coming down with hypothermia.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWildlife rescue officials hope to release the first batch of seabirds contaminated by an unknown goo in San Francisco Bay.

Rescuers hope to release first batch of cleaned birds; mystery goo in SF Bay still unidentified

This week, wildlife rescue officials hope to release the first batch of…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWildlife rescue officials hope to release the first batch of seabirds contaminated by an unknown goo in San Francisco Bay.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerEast Bay Parks rangers 37 year old Chris Benoit (green hat) and 24 year old Joel Eisler (tan hat) place a live soiled bird into a carry crate to transport it from the Hayward shoreline of the San Francisco Bay to a mobile stabilization hospital.

Mystery substance now found on seabirds on west side of Bay

The mystery surrounding the hundreds of seabirds found coated in an unknown,…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerEast Bay Parks rangers 37 year old Chris Benoit (green hat) and 24 year old Joel Eisler (tan hat) place a live soiled bird into a carry crate to transport it from the Hayward shoreline of the San Francisco Bay to a mobile stabilization hospital.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAn unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and Peninsula has killed about 200 birds while contaminating 250 more.

Sticky substance on seabirds kills about 200, more than 250 receiving care

An unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAn unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and Peninsula has killed about 200 birds while contaminating 250 more.

California coyote that bit man, child not rabid

Police in Northern California shot and killed a wild coyote after it…