Infestation

Insect swarm (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Creepy Seed Bugs Swarm Eastern Sierra Communities, Invade Homes & Cars

The gas station’s ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.

08/24/2015

BLACK ROCK DESERT, UNITED STATES:  Dancers at the "Burning Man" festival create patterns with fireworks in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada just prior to burning a five-story, neon-lit effigy of a man on the last night of the week-long festival 06 September. Some 15,000 people attended the 1998 "Burning Man" festival, which reportedly began 13 years ago in San Francisco, and which always culminates in the burning of a giant effigy of a man. The festival has grown into one of the nation's annual premiere countercultural events, with the size doubling virtually every year and drawing people from as far away as Japan, Europe and Australia.      AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/ (Photo credit should read MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Burning Man Is Crawling With Bugs: ‘They Get Up And In You’

Burning Man is crawling with bugs this year, and organizers don’t know why.

08/19/2015

A rat in a trap. (CBS)

Drought, Hot Weather Causing Rodent Infestations In East Bay Homes

Business is booming for pest eradication companies as the drought and the hot weather hitting the Bay Area has forced rats to come out of the woodwork in search of water.

07/02/2015

Khapra Beetle infestation at the Port of Oakland (U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Dangerous Beetle Infestation Found In 14-Ton Chickpea Shipment From India To Oakland

U.S. Customs and Border Protection working at the Port of Oakland discovered a Khapra beetle infestation while examining a shipment of chickpeas from India last week.

06/04/2015

Glassy-winged sharpshooter

Vineyard-Killing Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found In Marin County

A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.

03/05/2015

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Concord Seeking Arrest Warrant For ‘Slumlord’ Over Bedbug Violations

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

11/04/2014

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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

Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle Released Into East Bay Wilderness After Near-Death Mite Infestation

A Golden Eagle that suffered a severe mite infestation was released healthy and strong at Las Trampas Regional Park in San Ramon on Friday.

05/02/2014

Foster Farms chicken. (CBS)

California Foster Farms Plant Closing Again Amid Cockroach Infestation Problem

A California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations again.

01/13/2014

Foster Farms chicken. (CBS)

Central Valley Foster Farms Plant Cleaned Up After Cockroaches Found

Work at a Central California chicken plant is to resume Saturday, ending a temporary shutdown ordered by federal inspectors who found cockroaches.

01/10/2014

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