Vector Control Officers Concerned San Jose Rat Infestation Getting WorseSanta Clara County Vector Control officers said Friday that they are looking into a rat infestation in downtown San Jose, beneath an elevated section of Highway 280, and there are concerns it's getting worse.
Vacant, Rat-Infested SJ Grocery Store Prompts Crackdown On BlightCouncilmember Sergio Jimenez had heard the rumors about an old Nob Hill grocery store that was infested with rats but he had to see for himself.
Severe Cockroach Infestation Closes Famed SF Pizza ShopA popular pizza shop by the Powell Street cable car turnaround in San Francisco was closed by the health department.
Benicia Popcorn Factory Shut Down For Weeks Over Mice InfestationA Bay Area popcorn factory had to shut down due to a mouse infestation that may be caused by recent El Nino storms.
Discovery Of Oriental Fruit Flies In Santa Clara County Prompts 8-Week Eradication EffortThe third discovery of oriental fruit flies in Santa Clara County this year has prompted a treatment in San Jose and Monte Sereno that will last for eight weeks.
Berkeley Branch Library Shut Down After Bedbugs DiscoveredThe North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library was closed Friday morning after bedbugs were discovered in several areas, library officials said.
Palo Alto Closes Public Library Branch Over BedbugsThe City of Palo Alto has closed one of its public libraries for the next two days because of a bedbug infestation.
Creepy Seed Bugs Swarm Eastern Sierra Communities, Invade Homes & CarsThe gas station's ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.
Burning Man Is Crawling With Bugs: 'They Get Up And In You'Burning Man is crawling with bugs this year, and organizers don't know why.
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.
Dangerous Beetle Infestation Found In 14-Ton Chickpea Shipment From India To OaklandU.S. Customs and Border Protection working at the Port of Oakland discovered a Khapra beetle infestation while examining a shipment of chickpeas from India last week.
Vineyard-Killing Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found In Marin CountyA destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.
Concord Seeking Arrest Warrant For 'Slumlord' Over Bedbug ViolationsBedbugs have led Concord to seek an arrest warrant for a landlord.
Movie Theater Reopens In Lodi After Bed Bug Infestation Forces ClosureA movie theater in Lodi reopened Thursday after a bed bug infestation shut it down.
Golden Eagle Released Into East Bay Wilderness After Near-Death Mite Infestation A Golden Eagle that suffered a severe mite infestation was released healthy and strong at Las Trampas Regional Park in San Ramon on Friday.