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2014/10/21 21:08
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In the midst of a historic drought, public health officials are searching for clues as to why cases of West Nile virus have exploded statewide since last year, making this season the worst for human...
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2014/10/18 08:49
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A woman in her 60s is the first San Joaquin County resident to die this year after it was discovered that she had contracted West Nile Virus. The San Joaquin County Department of Public Health...
2014/10/17 01:15
2014/10/17 01:15
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Twice before, contractors have fixed the boxy little house's roof and ceiling -- taking the mother-daughter duo's savings from their fixed incomes. Until recently, their substandard work let in both...
2014/10/15 20:14
2014/10/15 20:14
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LOS ANGELES — Yellow fever mosquitoes, a tropical and subtropical insect capable of spreading disease, were found in Commerce and Pico Rivera last week, the first discovery of the insects in Los...
2014/10/11 00:22
2014/10/11 00:22
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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY -- Three more people have tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting health officials to issue a new round of warnings to residents to drain standing water, wear insect...
2014/10/10 19:23
2014/10/10 19:23
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Woodlake City Council will be discussing the status of the City’s water meter project that will install a water meter in every home of Woodlake. The date and time of the meeting can be seen below, as...
2014/10/03 22:02
2014/10/03 22:02
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Karen Rodriguez, 14, slept with her bedroom window open, and awoke in the morning with a big, itchy mosquito bite on her arm. “I share a room with my brother Chuy, and said, ‘Chuy did you get bit? I...
2014/10/01 23:05
2014/10/01 23:05
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Palm Desert is the first urban area in the Coachella Valley this year where mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus. Health officials said the virus was detected in a sample of ten...
2014/09/30 16:43
2014/09/30 16:43
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LAKE COUNTY >> The Lake County Vector Control District is an agency that is extremely important to the county, but few residents are familiar with their operation. The Lakeport-based agency is...
2014/09/28 00:02
2014/09/28 00:02
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About an hour before sunset, dark specks start to appear on the horizon. A dozen black-winged birds come in from the west, fluttering above Mission Viejo rooftops. Five fly together from the north,...
2014/09/26 04:47
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Officials warned San Fernando Valley residents of the threat of West Nile virus Wednesday, saying the region hosts higher levels of affected mosquitos than in surrounding areas. In communities...
2014/09/25 01:02
2014/09/25 01:02
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While the number of cases of West Nile virus continues to grow, the Orange County Vector Control District has issued a public health advisory, reminding residents about taking necessary precautions...
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2014/09/24 23:14
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The number of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus continues to increase in the San Fernando Valley, prompting a request for residents to help control the spread of the disease by removing any...
2014/09/24 10:22
2014/09/24 10:22
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CLEARLAKE, Calif. – After deciding last month to establish a policy allowing invocations – or prayers – at the start of meetings, the Clearlake City Council this week will discuss a resolution...
2014/09/23 01:05
2014/09/23 01:05
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Fogging to kill adult mosquito will take place 7-11 p.m. Tuesday night, weather permitting, in the Gridley and East Gridley areas. The Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District will conduct...
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2014/09/23 00:05
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Forty nine mosquito pools and 10 chickens have tested positive for the West Nile virus in the Coachella Valley as of late September. No human cases have been reported in the valley, but there were two...
2014/09/18 16:43
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UPPER LAKE >> The Lake County Land Trust will present its last children's education program of the year on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at the Rodman Preserve. The program will focus on insects...
2014/09/18 16:20
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Earlier this month, the California Department of Public Health said the proportion of mosquitoes infected with the virus had reached the highest level ever detected. Cases of human infection have been...
2014/10/21 21:08
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