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Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 11-25)Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 11-25)
By - posted 5/13/2022
Adorable, Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink

The adorable roving Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning to the Bay Area. There will have tasty treats and super cute merch. Fans of Hello Kitty can look forward to new exclusive goodies and limited-edition collectibles. In the past, the truck has sold Hello Kitty cakes, donuts, macarons and other sweets, and of course more...

Meet "Kiri" SF's Teeny Tiny Japanese FiretruckMeet “Kiri” SF’s Teeny Tiny Japanese Firetruck
By - posted 5/9/2022

Meet Kiri, a tiny retired 1990 Daihatsu firetruck from Japan. He protected the mountain town of Kirigamine (霧ヶ峰), Japan for 25 years, and now calls SF home. We reached out to Kiri to find out more about the quirky mini bright red firetruck and why you can spot it on the more...

UC Berkeley's Annual Falcon "Hatch Day" Returns May 6UC Berkeley’s Annual Falcon “Hatch Day” Returns May 6
By - posted 5/4/2022
Adorable, East Bay, Outdoorsy

UC Berkeley’s annual Hatch Day returns on Friday, May 6, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to the ongoing pandemic. The celebration is to hopefully see the hatching of three peregrine falcon chicks atop UC Berkeley’s Campanile plus there will fun, educational activities set up on the south side of the more...

28lb Giant Rabbit Joins SFO's "Wag Brigade" to Greet Passengers28lb Giant Rabbit Joins SFO’s “Wag Brigade” to Greet Passengers
By - posted 3/16/2022
Adorable, Brand New, Travel

SFO airport has added an adorable new friend to its Wag Brigade. Alex the Great is a 28 pound Flemish Giant Rabbit which is considered the largest breed of domestic rabbit, and is known for being docile and patient in being handled, attributes well-suited for work on the Wag Brigade. Alex more...

Meet SF Zoo's 4 New Residents: Mexican Gray WolvesMeet SF Zoo’s 4 New Residents: Mexican Gray Wolves
By - posted 1/25/2022
Adorable, Bay Area Updates, San Francisco

The San Francisco Zoo’s newest residents are four endangered Mexican gray wolves that moved into the Wolf Canyon habitat last week. The four female siblings were brought to the zoo following the deaths of two old Mexican gray wolves who were transferred to San Francisco in 2016, according to zoo officials. more...

Ten Cute Baby Ducks Rescued from Evil Storm Drain in San MateoTen Cute Baby Ducks Rescued from Evil Storm Drain in San Mateo
By - posted 8/11/2021
Adorable, Uplifting

By Olivia Wynkoop Bay City News Foundation Ten baby ducklings were trapped in a San Mateo storm drain until the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA saved them and reunited them with their mother on Monday. A concerned resident called the PHS/SPCA after spotting a mother duck pacing next to a storm more...

SF SPCA's "Summer of Love": Free Adoptions Through August 15SF SPCA’s “Summer of Love”: Free Adoptions Through August 15
By - posted 8/4/2021

The San Francisco SPCA is offering free adoptions through Aug. 15 for all cats and dogs over 7 years old and all dogs 30 pounds or heavier as part of a recently launched “Summer of Love” promotion. SPCA officials say senior animals and larger dogs can have a hard time being more...

Oakland Zoo Releases 33 Rare Frogs Into The WildOakland Zoo Releases 33 Rare Frogs Into The Wild
By - posted 7/30/2021
Adorable, Good News

By Keith Burbank Bay City News Thirty-three Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs leapt into the wild Wednesday and Oakland Zoo officials hope they will help restabilize their species. Frogs and other amphibians are being decimated across the world due to disease. “It’s a global amphibian crisis,” Oakland Zoo spokeswoman Isabella Linares said. The population of more...

BART Uses 700 Hungry Grazing Goats to Reduce Fire DangerBART Uses 700 Hungry Grazing Goats to Reduce Fire Danger
By - posted 7/9/2021
Adorable, Outdoorsy

By Melissa Jordan, BART Senior Web Producer As the Bay Area endures another hot, dry summer, BART is using goats to graze and cut firebreaks on its right-of-way property, which reduces reliance on fossil-fuel-powered equipment, decreases the chance of sparking fires, and increases safety for workers. “This is the smartest way for more...

Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty ReturnsCorgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty Returns
By - posted 7/2/2021
Adorable, Bay Area Favorites, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, October 16, more...

Bear Family Joins Beachgoers in South Lake TahoeBear Family Joins Beachgoers in South Lake Tahoe
By - posted 6/29/2021
Adorable, Outdoorsy

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the video of a family of bears that joined beachgoers in South Lake Tahoe on Sunday, June 27. A mother bear and her three cubs picnicked on the shore at Pope Beach. Mama bear got her paws on a cooler and helped herself to some leftovers, more...

Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 12-26)Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 12-26)
By - posted 6/8/2021
Adorable, Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates

The adorable roving Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning the Bay Area. There will have tasty treats and super cute merch. Hello Kitty Truck Bay Area Appearances: June 12: Walnut Creek, 10 am – 7 pm at Broadway Plaza in the Event Plaza near Macy’s June 19: San Francisco, 10 am – more...

Baby Falcon Rescued from BayBaby Falcon Rescued from Bay
By - posted 5/24/2021
Adorable, Bay Area Updates

Thanks to the San Francisco Fire Department and a Good Samaritan, a baby Falcon was rescued over the weekend. On Friday, May 21, Rachel, the 6 week old chick, was found in the Bay and brought to the San Francisco Fire Department for help. Rachel was taken to the Bay Area Raptor more...

Happy 74th Birthday to SF Zoo's Oldest Animal!Happy 74th Birthday to SF Zoo’s Oldest Animal!
By - posted 5/19/2021

Happy birthday to Mojave, SF Zoo’s oldest resident. The desert turtle turned 74 this week. Check our Mojave chowing down on his some of his favorite treats to celebrate in this adorable video shared by the San Francisco Zoo. We love the way the zoo celebrates birthdays for its animals. Today is a more...

Presidio Baby Turtle Discovered in SF's Mountain LakePresidio Baby Turtle Discovered in SF’s Mountain Lake
By - posted 5/10/2021
Adorable, Bay Area Updates, Green, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Uplifting

Welcome to the world, baby turtle! Back in 2015 – after the completion of massive cleanup efforts at Mountain Lake – the Presidio Trust, along with San Francisco Zoo and Sonoma State University, reintroduced native Western pond turtles. Thankfully, The Presidio’s wildlife ecologists recently found a cute baby turtle, the more...