Bob Davey, a former Duarte mayor and councilman who has lived in the neighborhood 27 years and jogs daily, had a close encounter of the bear kind about a month ago.
"I was jogging up the street and a neighbor ran out of his
house and yelled, `Bob, there's a bear behind you!' I thought he
was joking," Davey
yelled again, so I looked behind me, and there was a bear."
The animal was about 150 feet back, standing on a curb, watching him intently.
"I must have passed within 20 feet of it," Davey