mosquito

Vicious biter mosquito out in force in Placer County

Placer County’s mosquito watchdog is warning to guard against the Western Malaria Mosquito. And while the tiny pest won’t be carrying the feared West Nile Virus, it is ...

West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death

Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...

West Nile positive bird found in Rocklin

The first bird in Placer County to test positive this year for the West Nile virus has been found in Rocklin. “The bird was picked up by our staff on June 21, and test results ...