Bugs

Japanese Beetles (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.

02/24/2015

Parker Dains. (CBS)

Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other ‘Boy’ Stuff

A seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.

12/02/2014

Ladybug. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Ladybugs Take Flight To East Bay Hills For Winter

Thousands upon thousands of ladybugs are taking flight in the East Bay hills.

11/19/2014

(CBS)

Concord Seeking Arrest Warrant For ‘Slumlord’ Over Bedbug Violations

Bedbugs have led Concord to seek an arrest warrant for a landlord.

11/04/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

iOS 8 Bug Prompts Apple To Withhold Apps Using Highly Touted Feature

A bug in Apple’s new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.

09/17/2014

(U.S. Customs and Border Control)

20 Giant Millipedes Found Alive In Bogus Toy Box At SFO Customs

Customs officials say they have thwarted a plan to sneak twenty live millipedes inside a box coming through the international mail facility at San Francisco International.

08/29/2014

(JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Theater Reopens In Lodi After Bed Bug Infestation Forces Closure

A movie theater in Lodi reopened Thursday after a bed bug infestation shut it down.

08/21/2014

Lizz Westman

Hiker Stranded In Sierra Nevada Survived By Eating Bugs, Treating His Broken Leg

A hiker who was stranded for six days in California’s Sierra Nevada with a badly broken leg says survival mode kicked in when he treated his own injury and sought sustenance by eating crickets and moths, and drinking melting ice.

07/16/2014

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Dangerous Asian Mosquito Nears The Bay Area

A new pest has reared its ugly head in Southern California, and is so nasty that vector control officials here in the Bay Area are taking steps to halt any northern migration.

04/24/2012

(Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Formerly-Vegan Starbucks Drink Dyed With Crushed Bugs

The website thisdishisvegetarian.com reports Starbucks’ Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino is not vegan, even if it contains soy, after a barista alerted the site that the company’s new strawberry flavoring contains “cochineal extract” – which is essentially crushed up dried bugs used as dye.

03/27/2012

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