Bed Bugs Have Infested California. Here’s What To Do If They Get Into Your Home
Getting rid of bed bugs can be difficult and expensive. The Modesto Bee investigates the options.
Bed Bugs Making Their Bite Felt All Around Modesto. Here’s What You Need To Know.
At one time, the blood-sucking insects were not prolific in California. Experts believe they made a comeback in many states after DDT was banned in 1972 and the public forgot about the need to control the bugs. (Carlson, 12/20)
In other news from across the state —
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Unsung Hero: Nurse-Midwife Robbie Prepas Goes To Disaster Scenes
When hurricanes, floods or earthquakes strike, Robbie Prepas heads to the scene, offering medical aid to people in need. The Laguna Beach resident and certified nurse-midwife joined the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Disaster Medical Assistance Team before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. (Alderton, 12/20)
Another Gas Leak Reported At Aliso Canyon Facility
The Southern California Gas Co. says a gas leak occurred at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility in Porter Ranch just before 5 p.m. Monday night. This comes just two years after one of the nation’s largest accidental gas leaks at the same facility. (McNary, 12/20)
Everything You Want To Know About Legal Weed In California
On Jan. 1, it will become legal for adults 21 and older to buy and sell recreational marijuana in California. In anticipation, Bay Curious is answering a bunch of your questions about commercially available marijuana. (Placzek, Levi and Wirtschafter, 12/21)