Bed bug protestors at Market Street Travelodge in San Francisco

December 6, 2012

Yesterday, according to the San Francisco Examiner, about twenty people formed a “bed bug flash mob” protesting at the Travelodge at 1707 Market Street (at Valencia) in San Francisco. According to Poor Magazine, the protest was in honor of Kathy Galves, a 67-year old woman who unfortunately had her home foreclosed on by Wells Fargo […]

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Residents sue motel on Staten Island due to bed bugs

July 24, 2009

Edward Reed and Juanise Rayford are among eleven residents who are suing the Midland Motor Inn, a motel on Staten Island, because of bed bugs.  Staten Island Live reports that The couple are among 11 motel residents who have recently sued the building owner, 630 Midmot Corp., in state Supreme Court, St. George. The plaintiffs, […]

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Farmington Days’ Inn story prompts another local hotel to be proactive about bed bugs

October 28, 2008

It was the Farmington, New Mexico Days Inn that hotel guests claimed had the recent bed bug troubles. But KOB reports that the local Best Western is now publicizing their pro-active campaign against bed bugs. They say exterminators are coming once a month and spraying when needed. The video (below) shows Ladybug Pest Control peering […]

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The Bed Bug Registry adds new features

October 6, 2008

Maciej from the Bed Bug Registry has let me know of a few site improvements he’s added. First, you can look up hotels and see all reports for a given chain. Here’s an example. Of course, no chain is immune to bed bugs, but companies may deal proactively with bed bugs to different degrees. Also, […]

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Bed bugs in Virginia

September 10, 2008

The Daily Press details the spread of bed bugs around motels, hotels, apartment buildings, and college dorms, with a special focus on the spread locally in Newport News, Hampton, West Point, and Virginia Beach, in Virginia.

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Bed bugs in Grand Forks, North Dakota public housing

August 10, 2008

Public housing tenants in a Grand Forks, North Dakota public housing development are suffering from bed bug bites, according to a story in he Grand Forks Herald Saturday. The article, “Bedbugs infest GF apartment complex again,” said twelve units were infested in the 76-unit Cherry Heights complex (at 110 Cherry Street), which houses those over […]

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Joe Biden’s staffers suffered bed bug bites in Des Moines at Iowa Caucus

January 5, 2008

Beverly Davis, a Huffington Post blogger, is embedded with campaigners at the Iowa Caucus. She reported on 12/31 in a post entitled “Biden’s Bedbug Problem” that Biden’s campaign workers had encountered bed bugs on the campaign trail, only weeks after we heard a similar story from Mary Cheney’s past. Des Moines — “So what do […]

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bed bugs in Virginia Beach (again), Brown County, Ohio, and potential health risks

November 16, 2007

WAVY TV 10 – Bed bugs invade another oceanfront motel (in Virginia Beach, VA) “Bed bugs invade another oceanfront motel. This time the health department forced the MacThrift Motor Inn on 22nd street to close off some of its rooms because of the pesky little critters.” Five rooms, to be exact. (tags: virginiabeach virginia bedbugs […]

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Thanksgiving Bed Bug Float

November 7, 2007

NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade Originally uploaded by panoramicviewer As the clocks fall back, smoke detector batteries get changed, and the multi-colored leaves gracefully fall in their autumnal farewell, it means that a great American traditional holiday is almost upon us. So with pilgrim’s pride we search for that Alice’s Restaurant album or video and e-vite […]

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Bed bug dog Joni: fighting bed bugs in New Zealand and Australia

November 5, 2007

In an article today entitled “Hard-worker sniffs out bedbugs,” from the Taranaki Daily News (New Zealand), Sharon Marris writes about bed bug dog Joni who works with Pro-Tek Systems owner John Morley in New Zealand. We’re familiar with bed bug dogs, here at Bedbugger, but it is interesting to read of the situation in NZ. […]

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Rockford, IL: half of Red Roof Inn shut down due to bed bugs

October 23, 2007

According to the Rockford Register Star, the Winnebago County Health Department in Rockford, Illinois shut down 56 of 108 rooms in a Red Roof Inn in Rockford, due to bed bugs. The Health Department came to inspect after a customer collected samples of bed bugs from the bed in a room he stayed in: Health […]

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More from Cincinnati: senior housing complex

October 5, 2007

According to Channel 12 WKRC in Cincinnati (doesn’t Howard Hesseman work there?), residents at the Hillrise Apartment building, which is owned by Cincinnati Business & Professional Women’s Retirement Living Incorporated, are suffering from various issues including bed bugs. Calvin Merritt’s problems at Hillrise Apartments are pretty simple. “Mostly bugs, roaches and all that…” The “all […]

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