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California Drought Creates Worse Outlook For West Nile Virus Spread

Luis Rodriguez with Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Control says since the drought took hold in 2012, the state has seen West Nile cases in people triple with nearly 800 in 2014. The last time numbers were this high was back in 2005.

02/24/2015

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Warmer Temperatures Mean Mosquitoes Are Out For Blood Early

Joel Buettner with the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District says they’ve been getting double the calls they normally would this time of the year about the blood-suckers.

02/10/2015

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Modesto Residents Say City Flood-Control Project Making Problems Even Worse

Historically the Parklawn neighborhood has had flooding issues when it rains. But neighbors say they’re still dealing with a muddy mess days after the rain, thanks to the county’s flood-control effort.

12/22/2014

A plane takes off from McClellan Field on it's way to spray for mosquitoes.

Low Flying Plane To Spray Natomas This Weekend

The spraying is in the same area that was treated in July, when many neighbors complained about the lack of notice.

08/15/2014

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Sutter County Woman Dies From West Nile Virus

A Sutter County woman has died from West Nile Virus becoming the County’s first ever fatality from the mosquito-born illness, according to officials.

10/19/2012