Patrick Foy

Placer County man punches, scares off trespassing bear

It’s hard to believe it happened. And state wildlife officers are advising against it. But for a rural Placer County resident, bare fists and a solid right-hand to a bear&rs ...

Fish and Wildlife investigating Auburn skunk drownings

A new law banning the drowning of trapped skunks has resulted in an investigation by the Department of Fish and Wildlife into the deaths of as many as 18 in a South Auburn neighbor ...

Wolverine seized from Georgetown bar

A mounted wolverine was taken from a Georgetown bar this week, leaving its owner upset and a local watering hole without its main ice breaker. The California Department of Fish a ...