Drought, Hot Weather Causing Rodent Infestations In East Bay HomesBusiness 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.
Grapevine-Killing Pest Turns Up In Sonoma CountySonoma County agriculture inspectors are on high alert after discovering a pest that has been the scourge of the wine grape industry in tree shipments from Southern California.
Mosquitoes Appear Early In Bay Area’s Mixed Weather And They’re HungryMosquitoes are making their presence felt in the Bay Area almost a month ahead of schedule. The mixed weather has some experts warning it could signal an early start to West Nile virus season.
Drought: Water Shortages Mean Smaller Pumpkins This HalloweenThe drought in California is even impacting Halloween. Local pumpkin patches are going dry, and that means the Great Pumpkin may not be so great this year.
Drought Forcing Critters Into South Bay Backyards, Causing Pricey Problems For ResidentsSan Jose homeowners are dealing with an influx of unwanted visits from critters that may be distraught due to the drought.
Ants Invade Bay Area Homes; A Side-Effect Of California’s Drought If you think you've seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.
Bay Area Officials Warn Of West Nile Virus Threat As Mosquito Season BeginsA dead American crow recently found near the intersection of Danville Blvd. and Camille Pl. in Alamo tested positive for the disease.
Bed Bug Problem Prompts Lawsuit Against Concord Apartment LandlordMore than a dozen residents of a Concord apartment complex are suing their landlord over an array of issues, including a bed bug infestation.
North Bay Restaurant Forthcoming About Roach ProblemA Bay Area restaurant is dealing with some unappetizing pests. Rather than deny the problem, the eatery is serving a dose of honesty to its customers.
Environmental Groups Claim California Is Pesticide-HappyA coalition of health and environmental groups has stirred up a hornet’s nest at the State Department of Food and Agriculture, contending that the state is too quick to use pesticides to eradicate invasive pests.
Eradication Planned After Pesky Moth Discovered In Gilroy GrapevinesA 94 sq. mile quarantine area has been established in Gilroy, with eradication efforts expected to formally begin next week.