Tag: Los Angeles

AMERICAN CITY PEST & TERMITE

American City acquires Frank and Son’s

April 12, 2019 By
American City Pest & Termite, Gardena, Calif., has acquired East Los Angeles, Calif.-based Frank & Son’s Exterminators. Terms were not disclosed, but this deal will add more than 400 monthly pest customers — as well as termite revenue for an approximate... Read more»

LA gets hit with flea-borne typhus outbreak

November 14, 2018 By
A growing outbreak of flea-borne typhus has hit downtown Los Angeles, particularly the homeless population. Read more»
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Terminix releases top 15 US termite cities list

March 21, 2017 By
Terminix has released its ranking of the 15 most-infested U.S. cities, and revealed that residents of Mobile, Ala., reported the most cases of termite infestations in 2016, followed by three cities in Texas and four in Florida. In addition to... Read more»
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Scott joins Agri-Turf as territory manager

June 13, 2016 By
Daniel Scott, BCE, has joined Agri-Turf Distributing as a territory manager, calling on the pest control market for the greater Los Angeles region. Scott has more than 25 years of experience in the pest management industry. He began his career... Read more»
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Skyscraper in the City of Angels Site of Insect Research

October 1, 2015 By
Have you ever wondered what insects think of skyscrapers? Scientists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles have. To find some answers, they installed an insect Malaise trap on the roof of the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown LA, reports Southern California... Read more»
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Ecola wins ‘Best Of’ honors for second year

September 14, 2015 By
Ecola Termite and Pest Control has been voted the No. 1 pest control company in Southern California for two years in row. The Los Angeles Daily News is the second-largest daily newspaper in Los Angeles. Voters were allowed to cast... Read more»
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Drosophila gentica. PHOTO: Dr. David Grimaldi, American Natural History Museum

L.A. fly species prefers flowers to fruit

September 3, 2015 By
If a fruit fly infestation is leaving you stumped, consider the possibility of it being Drosophila gentica, a species that was previously considered to be present only in Central America. A study done by a research team from New York’s... Read more»
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