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A nimble bruin startled Sandra Huber at 3 a.m. Tuesday when he climbed the fence at her home on Foster Road in the Union Hill area, east of Grass Valley. Bears have been sighted with increasing frequency in western Nevada County, most recently this week on Monte Vista Drive and earlier in the month off Rattlesnake Road. Such encounters are expected to continue, as a second dry winter and less-than-normal food supplies are pushing the animals to search for food in human neighborhoods. For information on how to avoid attracting the pesky critters, visit the Web site sponsored by the Bear League, a Truckee-Tahoe nonprofit, at

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