(credit: CBS)

Snake That Surfaced From SoCal Toilet Was Looking For Water, Officials Say

A snake that surfaced from a toilet in a Southern California office building this week was seeking out a water source, according to officials.


(credit: CBS)

Woman Plunging SoCal Toilet Pulls Up 5 1/2-Foot Snake

Officials in the Southland are trying to sort out how a 5 1/2-foot snake wound up in a toilet at an office building.


School officials say this snake was among three that were reportedly found at Valerio Elementary. (Photo credit: LAUSD)

Cleanup Effort Underway After 3 Snakes Reportedly Found At Van Nuys School

A San Fernando Valley elementary school may have some unwanted guests slithering onto its campus.


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Rattlesnake Bite Reported At Bonelli Park In San Dimas

Firefighters Tuesday said one person was transported via ground unit to the hospital with what appeared to be a snake bite.


(credit: LA Co. Dept. Of Animal Care)

Search For Poisonous Cobra Enters Second Day In Thousand Oaks

Animal control officers Thursday continued to search for a poisonous cobra snake that attacked a dog in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2014

(credit: LA Co. Dept. Of Animal Care)

Search Continues For Albino Cobra Loose In Thousand Oaks

A search for a poisonous albino monocled cobra that was loose in Thousand Oaks after it bit a dog Wednesday morning is over for now, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2014

Experts say the Southern Pacific rattlesnake (pictured) is one of eight types of rattlesnakes that call Southern California home. (Photo credit: Ian Recchio)

Weather, ‘Bumper Crop’ Could Fuel Dangerous Rattlesnake Season

Angelenos were being warned Tuesday of a potentially dangerous rattlesnake infestation across the Southland.


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Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?



Several Snakes Found In Torrance Park

Several constrictors were found in a Torrance park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2013

(courtesy Central City East Association/CCEA)

Massive Snake Found In Downtown LA Storage Facility

An estimated 6-foot-long snake has been found in a storage facility used by homeless people in downtown Los Angeles.


(courtesy: Shirley Xiang)

Chinese New Year Celebration Continues In LA

More than 125,000 people are expected to attend this weekend’s annual Chinese New Year Festival in Los Angeles’ Chinatown.


Kaden Rivera, 6, was honored Saturday for bravery. (credit: CBS)

Redlands Boy, 6, Bitten By Rattlesnake Honored For His Bravery

A six-year-old Redlands boy was honored Saturday for bravery by some of the ambulance workers and firefighters at Camp Pendleton who helped save his life after he was bitten by a toxic rattlesnake bite while camping with family on July 4th.


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Poison Control: Warmer Weather, Early Summer For Rattlesnakes

Days before the start of the official summer season, city and state officials warned Southland residents to be aware of a potential rattlesnake population boom.

CBS Los Angeles–05/23/2012

OC mom and teacher Brooke O'Neill recounts her encounter with a rattlesnake. (credit: CBS)

OC Mom Repeatedly Bitten By Rattlesnake While Pushing Baby Stroller

An Orange County mother is in the hospital dealing with the physical and emotional aftermath of being bitten, repeatedly, by a rattlesnake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2011

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Snake Bites Boy In Bed

Officials say a two-to-three-foot snake that had been living inside a heater bit a young boy on the hand twice while he was sleeping.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/14/2010