Oakland - Parks & Nature
Some residents of the East Bay hills are getting so fed up with increasingly bold coyotes going after pets that one bereaved cat owner briefly offered a $250 bounty for dead coyotes before withdrawing it when California's Department of Fish and Wildlife warned him it was illegal.
From little-known treasures to popular hot spots, Hoodline is creating curated lists of some of our favorite day-trip destinations within reach of San Francisco, San Jose, and the rest of the Bay. This week, we're sharing a few worthwhile jaunts in Alameda County.
They've been called "Oakland's cutest couple" and "Ebony and Ivory" and various other things, but a pair of domesticated ducks that were evidently dropped off at Lake Merritt last year to fend for themselves have officially settled into new digs at a rescue sanctuary for injured or neglected farm animals in Marin County.