black-legged tick

Agency reports ticks with Lyme disease in foothills

  More ticks than usual for this time of year are in the Sierra foothills, and some samples have found them to be infected with Lyme disease, according to the Placer Mosquito ...

Looking out for Lyme

Now that spring has finally arrived in the western Sierra, so have the hungry black-legged, or deer, ticks waiting to feed on unsuspecting people and animals. “Although ticks are ...