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Flood of brackish water mosquitoes

Original post made by Mosquito Bitten, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Aug 28, 2014

We've noticed a flood of brackish water mosquitoes and bites. Anyone else? Did some area of the baylands flood recently to trigger this infestation?

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 28, 2014 at 7:45 am

This was discussed here a week or so ago Web Link

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Posted by Mosquito Bitten
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:17 am

How about firing the Ranger who opened the levee without informing Vector Control and created this cloud of mosquitoes?

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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:37 am

Please don't repeat stories just to stimulate controversy.

The fact that we're having a "slow News day" is, in itself, GOOD NEWS.

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:53 pm

Hmmm is a registered user.

Aren't there bats and other wonderful critters in the area who will help decimate the mosquitoes? One can spray themselves w/repellent. Is it really that big of a deal?

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Posted by Laying blame
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:13 pm

Blame the idiot who opened the floodgates, and the county, which hasn't sprayed for mosquitoes since 2007!

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