Tonight's visitor was a young, non-venomous snake that my dog found. She didn't harm the snake, just alerted me that there was something moving in the bushes. This subadult had a yellow stripe along each side and black spots along the body. The overall color was brown/green.
Laurel Sumac in backyard chaparral
Lat: 33.04, Long: -116.86
Spotted on Jul 23, 2015
Submitted on Jul 24, 2015