California Officials Declare Emergency Over Huge Invasive NutriaThe state of California is declaring an emergency over a non-native species of rodent being seen with increasing frequency near the San Joaquin Delta.
Invasive Rodent That Can Grow To A Meter Long Threatens California WetlandsCalifornians are being urged to report sightings of the invasive rodent nutria, which can grow to a meter long and have hundreds of babies.
2nd Yosemite Tourist Investigated For Possible Case Of PlagueCalifornia health officials are investigating another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia who fell ill after visiting Yosemite National Park, the second case in less than a month.
Child Who Camped At Yosemite National Park Contracts PlagueA child who was camping with family at Yosemite National Park contracted the plague, the first case reported in the state since 2006.
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.
Food Seized From Fremont Warehouse Over Alleged Rodent InfestationFood and herbs allegedly contaminated by a rodent infestation were seized from the Fremont warehouse of a natural food company on Tuesday, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
Yosemite Camper Who Died From Rodent Disease Identified As East Bay ResidentA man who died after a trip to Yosemite National Park, where it is believed he contracted a rare disease spread by rodents, was an Alameda County resident and died there after returning from his trip, an Alameda County Health Department spokeswoman said Friday.