Infestation

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

Foster Farms chicken. (CBS)

USDA Shuts Down Central Valley Foster Farms Plant Over Cockroaches

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended operations at a Foster Farms poultry plant in the Central Valley, after a cockroach infestation was discovered.

01/08/2014

A 'bed bug nymph, Cimex lectularius (CDCP)

Bed Bug Problem Prompts Lawsuit Against Concord Apartment Landlord

More than a dozen residents of a Concord apartment complex are suing their landlord over an array of issues, including a bed bug infestation.

10/24/2013

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