LA Now The 'City Of Rats'? Report Warns Of 'Alarming Increase' In Rodent PopulationPest control and public health experts are calling on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare a public health emergency over what they say is a sharp rise in the state's rodent population.
Lake Elsinore Breeders Face Prison Over 'Shocking' Rodent, Reptile AbuseTwo men who ran a Lake Elsinore animal breeding facility where rodents and reptiles lived in their own accumulated waste have plead guilty to misdemeanor and felony charges, according to reports.
Official: Yosemite National Park Visitor Recovered From Rodent-Borne VirusA visitor to Yosemite National Park has recovered after becoming the ninth person diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne illness blamed for three deaths among those who spent time at the park this summer, officials said Thursday.
2nd Person Dies Of Rodent-Borne Disease After Yosemite National Park Visit Yosemite officials told 1,700 past visitors on Tuesday they may have been exposed to a rodent-borne disease already blamed for the deaths of two people who stayed at the park.
Long Beach Residents On Typhus AlertHealth officials Monday warned Long Beach residents about typhus, which is a bacterial disease transmitted by fleas and ticks.
Santa Ana Officials Alert Public That Person Has Contracted TyphusA Santa Ana resident has contracted typhus, prompting city officials to alert the community.
Rodent Die-Off Marks Potentially Fatal Threat To San Diego ResidentsThe county Department of Environmental Health said six rodents in the past week have tested positive for the potentially fatal but difficult to contract virus.