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.
Fremont Police Seize 277 Marijuana Plants And $70,000 In Honey Oil Lab BustPolice confiscated 277 marijuana plants and nearly $70,000 in cash during the bust of a marijuana grow house and butane honey oil extraction lab in a Fremont home last month.
California Drought Devastating Honeybees, Pushing Honey Prices HigherCalifornia’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
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.
ConsumerWatch: Reports Claim Some Honey Is Not RealTwo new reports say much of the honey sold in U.S. stores is coming from Asian countries, some of it illegally. According to one report, some of the foreign honey has been found to contain contaminants.
HealthWatch: Some Say Home Honey Remedy Helping Ease AllergiesSome allergy sufferers are tossing out the allergy medication and trying what they call sweet relief and turning to honey. They’re using local, unfiltered honey, made in the Bay Area in hopes of easing allergy symptoms.