Mountain Lion spotted in Emerald Hills

July 7, 2010 10:04:33 AM PDT
A mountain lion was spotted late Tuesday night in the Emerald Hills neighborhood of unincorporated San Mateo County, emergency officials said today.

The animal was seen at about 11:20 p.m. in the area of Oak Knoll Drive near Redwood City.

Residents are advised to not approach mountain lions, and to try to appear large and make noise if one is nearby. The cats are most active at dawn, dusk and night.