12 Jun
2021

Bees Removed from Pasadena Hotel

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  The beehive and honeycomb at a local hotel where Africanized killer bees swarmed last week have been removed according to a city official.“The bees were removed and the repairs were completed to seal the opening in the structure,” said Manuel Carmona, Deputy Director, City of Pasadena Public Health Department.According to documents obtained by Pasadena Now, the hotel paid $500 to have the hive removed.Police and firefighters were called to the scene after a report about a bee swarm near the Howard Johnson Inn on Colorado Boulevard last Thursday, Feb. 20. Two firefighters, two police officers and one civilian ended up at a hospital after being stung. One firefighter was stung at least 20 times.All five people have since been released from the hospital according to Pasadena Public Information Officer Lisa Derderian.“The hotel is now responsible for any additional bees but we’re confident a majority of the bees have been mitigated,” Derderian said,The hotel provided an invoice for the pest control company to Environmental Health earlier this week. The amount of that invoice is unknown.According to local beekeeper David Williams, Africanized honey bees migrated to the United States from South American in the late 70s. By 1985, L.A. County was declared Africanized by the Los Angeles County agricultural department after the Africanized bees began mating with the less aggressive American honeybees.According to local beekeeper David Williams, while all bees will attack if their hive is threatened Africanized honey bees attack in greater numbers.“They thought something was threatening their babies, basically,” Williams said. “Their offspring and the food supply and they were doing what bees do naturally except with an Africanized colony. It’s a hyper defensive response. So you get, instead of maybe 5 percent or 10 percent of a normal beehive defending its space. [With Africanized bees] you get up to 70, 80 percent of the bees in the hive defending the space.” Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Herbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Community News Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News center_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * 9 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Public Safety Bees Removed from Pasadena Hotel Five injured in block-long bee swarm have been released from the hospital By DONOVAN MCCRAY Published on Friday, February 28, 2020 | 7:00 am More Cool Stuff First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Business Newslast_img read more

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4 Jun
2021

Give closed garda stations back to community

first_imgEmail by Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] Garda stations should be given back to the communities they served and not be sold off for “paltry sums”, according to a county Limerick barrister and local election candidate.Independent candidate for Limerick west, Emmett O’Brien said Garda Stations were like post offices and the Government should stop its assault on rural Ireland and offer them to community organisations for local activities until such time as they are re-opened for their intended use.The former Fianna Fáil national executive member said on his canvass in the Askeaton, Kilcornan and Adare areas he was alarmed at the amount of people asking why Askeaton Garda station was now only open for an hour a day.“It was totally wrong that Askeaton Garda station, serving such a large area, was reduced from a Garda district headquarters to a Garda station with no appointed sergeant. We led a successful campaign to keep Pallaskenry Garda station open and this was achieved by a strong community campaign”.He added that the people in the Askeaton area needed a strong Garda presence as there had been a spate of burglaries in the area in recent weeks and the elderly are living in fear.“The decline of rural Ireland is worrying. In Limerick alone, 11 banks, 116 pubs and 6 Garda stations have closed since 2008. We need active voices in our communities to stop this decline.“I have seen the loss of vibrancy in our communities. The feeling on the ground continues to be disappointment with the main political parties and the people are looking for an alternative”, he declared. Print Twitter TAGSgarda stationsjusticeMusic Limerickshatter Advertisement #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ NewsCommunityCrime & CourtGive closed garda stations back to communityBy Staff Reporter – April 7, 2014 1175 #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Linkedincenter_img Facebook Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick roller girls get Ireland’s callNext articleSearch to resume for missing county Limerick woman Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR New Music: 40Hurtzlast_img read more

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