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.
Sonoma 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 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.
The 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.
San Jose homeowners are dealing with an influx of unwanted visits from critters that may be distraught due to the drought.
If you think you’ve seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.
A dead American crow recently found near the intersection of Danville Blvd. and Camille Pl. in Alamo tested positive for the disease.
More than a dozen residents of a Concord apartment complex are suing their landlord over an array of issues, including a bed bug infestation.
A 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.
A 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.