East Bay Neighborhoods Facing Pricey Pest Problems As Winter Weather Heads Our WaySome East Bay neighborhoods are facing a growing problem with rats, and with a potentially powerful El Nino weather system headed our way this winter, the problem could get worse, and expensive for residents trying to eradicate them.
Wildlife Services Rescue Skunks Caught In Rat Traps In Monterey, Santa Cruz CountiesWildlife Emergency Services crews responded to three rescues of skunks caught in rat traps in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties in four days, which the group said Monday is an unusually high number.
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.
Rats, Dangerous Mold Found At Santa Rosa Apartment Complex, Residents Asked To LeaveResidents of a Santa Rosa apartment complex have been forced to vacate their units after inspectors found a rat infestation and dangerous mold conditions, among other issues.
Videos Of Rat Abuse At Petaluma High School Prompt OutcryVideos showing Sonoma County high school students abusing rats at an on-campus wildlife museum have sparked outrage and a petition to the governor asking him to shut down the nonprofit program.
Mouse Infestation Shuts Down SF Chinatown Bakery and WalgreensAn infestation of mice forced a bakery and a Walgreens store in Chinatown to shut down on Friday, said officials with the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The WeekNana's first coaster ride, Simpsons Couch Tribute to Dave + more viral videos!
BART Station Inspection Reports Find 'Rats, Rats, Rats'A San Francisco Weekly review of Bay Area Rapid Transit station agent maintenance reports reveals a persistent rat problem as some stations.
1,700 Yosemite Visitors May Have Been Exposed To Deadly Rodent VirusYosemite officials told 1,700 past visitors on Tuesday they may have been exposed to a rodent-borne disease already blamed for the deaths of two people who stayed at the park.
Rescued Hollywood Rat Pack Arrives In San Jose For AdoptionIf you smell a rat in San Jose, you're not alone. A local pet store has opened its doors to more than a thousand rescued rodents that an animal shelter hopes to make available for adoption just in time for the holidays.