Santa Clara County Using Helicopters To Spray For Mosquitos

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.


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Spraying For Guava Fruit Flies Begins In San Jose

California Department of Food and Agriculture employees started spraying a pesticide on trees in East San Jose Wednesday to prevent guava fruit flies from damaging fruit crops, officials said.


An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Mosquito Spraying Planned In Brentwood After West Nile Discovery

The discovery of birds infected with West Nile virus has prompted Contra Costa County officials to schedule a mosquito spraying in Brentwood Thursday night.



Warm Weather Means Early Mosquito Spraying In San Jose

Mosquitoes could be out for blood earlier than usual this year because of the recent warm weather, and that has vector control officials in Silicon Valley scheduling a helicopter spraying of a prime breeding ground for Friday morning.


San Jose West Nile Spraying to Begin Tonight

Vector control crews plan to spray chemicals in West San Jose Tuesday night to curb spread of the West Nile virus.