Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley
PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. -- A mountain lion was spotted this morning in Portola Valley, San Mateo County officials said.
It was seen at about 6:40 a.m. at 1245 Los Trancos Road.
Residents are advised not to hike or jog when mountain lions are most active at dawn, dusk or night. They should also keep an eye on small children, according to officials.
Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should pick up small children, face the animal, make noise, and try to look bigger by waving the arms and throwing rocks.
More information about mountain lions is available at www.keepmewild.org.
portola valley, mountain lion sighting, peninsula news
- Mold forces firefighters to evacuate TI firehouse
- UC system issues new policy to handle sexual assaults
- Husband arrested in cold case murder of SJ woman
- Cyberbullying bill responds to Audrie Pott's suicide
- 10-year-old San Leandro boy found safe
- Malaysia loses contact with plane carrying 239
- Salesforce celebrates birthday with fundraiser party
- Oakland school locked down after report of assault
- Little girl donates hair to cancer patients
- Three-year-old boy thrown from fire in Hayward
- Homeowners blame Caltrain for rising flood insurance
- Special ed cheerleading squad thrills Livermore HS
- Wheel of Fortune is in Northern California!
- roundup: Embassy Suites body; SJ home fire