The discovery of several mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus in the South Bay is prompting officials to once again spray for the insect.
Police in Richmond are attempting to find a man who pepper-sprayed a Sears employee and stole more than $25,000 in jewelry from the store, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Santa Clara County Vector Control will spray insecticides by helicopter on Tuesday morning to prevent the emergence of adult mosquitoes, according to an agency press release.
Eight people were taken to hospitals Monday night after being exposed to a pesticide at a San Mateo County trailer park, a battalion chief said.
The discovery of birds infected with West Nile virus has prompted Contra Costa County officials to schedule a mosquito spraying in Brentwood Thursday night.