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2015/03/27 14:46
2015/03/27 14:46
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Sylmar, CA - (FOX 11 / CNS) A sample of mosquitoes collected in Sylmar has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first such result in the state this year, authorities said Thursday. The sample of...
2015/03/27 14:46
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2015/03/26 20:02
2015/03/26 20:02
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After hearing a growing number of complaints about Eastern fox squirrels, Riverside officials voted Tuesday to allow residents to trap or kill the bushy-tailed tree dwellers. City rules previously...
2015/03/26 17:57
2015/03/26 17:57
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Dick Spotswood both missed the mark and hit the bull’s eye in his column, “Reasons why mosquito district tax should bug voters” (March 15). He observed the voting protocol employed by the...
2015/03/23 07:35
2015/03/23 07:35
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A local governmental agency tasked with controlling mosquito-borne disease is asking property owners for additional tax revenue to pay for essential services. But some critics, including one of the...
Phil Smith
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2015/03/21 21:57
2015/03/21 21:57
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Fatal flaw in mosquito election procedure? Add another defect to the list of flaws detailed in Dick Spotswood’s March 15 column on the balloting procedure being used by the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and...
2015/03/19 13:03
2015/03/19 13:03
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DEAR JOAN: I have a mystery I hope you can solve. Yesterday when I got up, I noticed three or four dead bees along the back of my sofa, which backs up to a bay window at the front of my house. Then I...
2015/03/19 01:55
2015/03/19 01:55
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A high school student in Fremont found a bat at an apartment complex in the Warm Springs area and brought it to campus on Wednesday, according to school principal. The Irvington High School principal...
2015/03/18 17:57
2015/03/18 17:57
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Canadians support single-payer plan Leonard Malherbe in a letter to the IJ (March 15) is skeptical of Canadian single-payer health insurance. He cites the fact that in Canada “they sell insurance to...
Kamala Harris
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2015/03/16 19:57
2015/03/16 19:57
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Recent publicity regarding the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito Vector Control District’s balloting for an increase in assessments, unfortunately has included misinformation about the district, ignores the...
2015/03/15 21:57
2015/03/15 21:57
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Too much politics in public pensions Isn’t it apparent that such ongoing budget commitments — especially lifetime ones — are too important to be left to transitory politicians who promise whatever it...
2015/03/14 19:57
2015/03/14 19:57
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Avoiding new a la carte taxes to fund local government is like playing the old computer game Pac-Man. Just when you think you’ve put one to rest, another buzzes by. The latest is a seemingly minor...
2015/03/13 17:57
2015/03/13 17:57
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... percent’ of hiker-biker meetings are positive Bad things happen. Cars run red lights, bookkeepers embezzle and people have hostile interactions on trails. They are frustrating and frightening,...
2015/03/12 03:29
2015/03/12 03:29
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Another sign of the unusual low-snow winter: the Four Rivers Vector Control District in Sunriver is gearing up for mosquito season, in March. "I've already had mosquito complaints," district Manager...
2015/03/11 17:31
2015/03/11 17:31
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Shasta County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials went before the board of supervisors Tuesday and presented a report on their mosquito control efforts in 2014. Last year the district...
2015/03/11 02:45
2015/03/11 02:45
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Santa Clara County supervisors are considering an opt-out program for homeowners who oppose mosquito fogging. Residents concerned about fogging in their neighborhood said plans for the opt-out...
2015/03/09 21:57
2015/03/09 21:57
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... in vote for mosquito district tax? Marin County residents recently received a ballot for an increase in the tax assessed for the Marin-Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District. I don’t...
2015/03/07 21:57
2015/03/07 21:57
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Gaining power and money one tax at a time A.M. Peter Petrofsky (Readers’ Forum, March 5) mentions mission creep concerning the proposed tax increase for the Sonoma-Marin Mosquito and Vector Control...
2015/03/05 17:35
2015/03/05 17:35
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Early mosquito hatch could lead to an itchy season in the North Bay Nick Picinich, rodent control specialist with the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito & Vector Control District, looks for salt marsh mosquito...
2015/03/04 18:57
2015/03/04 18:57
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Another Marin veteran of historic Selma march Like John Ballard of Mill Valley, I was a participant in the Selma-to-Montgomery march. In March of 1965, I drove from Bolinas to New York City. I chose...
2015/03/27 14:46
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