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Bear Creates Excitement in Montecito Area, Wandering Around Neighborhoods

Posted on Friday, April 6, 2012 12:38pm

A black bear made created a lot of excitement in Montecito today, wandering around some neighborhoods for much of the morning.

The bear was seen in the Sycamore Canyon Road, and Cold Springs Road area on and off fro about three hours. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department notified Cold Springs School of the sightings, and steps were taken to insure the safety of the kids.

Deputies warned people not to try to feed the bear, or to to try to scare it away.

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