If you’ve ever asked the question, “How did killer bees come to California?”, a Santa Clarita pest control company owner is sharing the story of the Africanized bees’ arrival, and clarifying how common they are locally today.
Originally, only the more docile European honey bees were present in Santa Clarita, but this changed in the decades after an “accident” in 1954 in Brazil, according to Cardon Ellis of Unipest. Continue reading
I had a live on-air interview on KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 recently and among other topics, we talked about the worst bee attack I’ve ever seen in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The woman owned a big beautiful 80-90 year old California pepper tree, off of Sierra Highway that had a large hole in it. Many times trees get a hole and the cavity gets bigger and bigger until eventually the tree dies. Continue reading