Chemicals Believed To Harm Bees Being Phased Out Of Popular PesticidesGarden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday that it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm bees as concerns rise about the health of the insects that pollinate a big portion of plants that people eat.
Africanized 'Killer Bees' Discovered In East Bay For First TimeA colony of Africanized honeybees, also known as 'killer bees' has been found in the East Bay for the first time.
Stranded Woman Starts Forest Fire In Desperate Attempt To Get Help After Giving Birth In WoodsWhat started out as a shortcut turned into a four day ordeal for a woman who was nine months pregnant and eventually gave birth while lost in the Plumas National Forest.
Bees Attack Pasadena Graduation Ceremony, Injuring At Least 4There’s nothing like a swarm of bees to completely put a damper on a graduation ceremony.
San Francisco Rec & Park Helping To Bring Back Backyard BeesNews of record numbers of bees dying off in North America has in part led to a movement where residents are learning to raise bees in their own backyards and San Francisco is no exception.
Farmers Feel The Sting Of Bee Rustlers -- California's New OutlawsIt's a crime straight out of the wild west with a with a California twist. Bee rustlers have become the state's new outlaws.
Bee Hive Thefts Prove California’s Central Valley Beekeeping Is Big Business Central Valley beekeepers are losing tens of thousands of dollars to thieves making off with beehives.
Bee Swarm Briefly Delays Giants-Diamondbacks Game In PhoenixThe game between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday in Phoenix generated plenty of buzz on and off the field after it was briefly delayed over a swarm of bees.
Pesticides May Be To Blame For Bee Die-Off In California, NationHoneybees have been dying at an alarming rate for years, but a new government survey shows nearly a third of the nation's honeybees died over the winter. Some beekeepers said the problem may have to do with what is being sprayed on the food we eat.
CBS 5's 'Big Bang Theory' Catchphrase Inspires New Bee SpeciesBazinga! "The Big Bang Theory" character, scientist Sheldon Cooper, already has two Ph.Ds and an IQ of 187. But now he also has a bee dedicated to him...
SFSU Researchers: Parasite Fly Turns Bees Into 'Zombies'Researchers at San Francisco State University said they have found another explanation for the honey bee die-off: A parasitic fly that hijacks their bodies and causes them to abandon hives.
SFSU Researchers Buzzing Over National Bee CountThe information will be used to see where bees are thriving - and where they need a little help in order to blossom.