Warmer Temperatures Are Bringing Mosquitoes OutMake sure to arm yourself with DEET-infused bug spray to fight mosquitoes and get heartworm medicine for your dogs.
Despite Reassurances, Some Residents Taking Precautions During West Nile Aerial SprayingAerial spraying is taking place in parts of Sacramento County in an effort to target and kill mosquito populations.
Sacramento May Be To Blame For Increased Mosquito ActivitySacramento Vector Control District says West Nile virus is on the rise. And now the city of Sacramento says it may be partially responsible for more mosquito activity in the area.
Extra Buggy Spring, Summer In Store After Wet WinterGet your insect repellant ready: forecasters are saying it will be a very buggy spring and summer.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
California Drought Creates Worse Outlook For West Nile Virus SpreadLuis 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.
Warmer Temperatures Mean Mosquitoes Are Out For Blood EarlyJoel 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.
Modesto Residents Say City Flood-Control Project Making Problems Even WorseHistorically 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.
Low Flying Plane To Spray Natomas This WeekendThe spraying is in the same area that was treated in July, when many neighbors complained about the lack of notice.
Sutter County Woman Dies From West Nile VirusA Sutter County woman has died from West Nile Virus becoming the County’s first ever fatality from the mosquito-born illness, according to officials.