City of Berkeley spends $51K to “keep bed bugs under control” at one city-funded shelter

January 14, 2009

The City of Berkeley funds 1/3 of the $600K per year costs of the Men’s Overnight Shelter. And this article in notes the city was to vote Monday night on whether to approve the $51K to “replace carpets with tile or linoleum, replace cloth chairs with plastic ones, encase beds in vinyl covers and […]

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Bed bugs at Berkeley will be treated with… say what?

April 30, 2008

Bed bugs in student housing in Berkeley, at the University of California, the Daily Californian reports. Three apartment units at the Smyth-Fernwald Complex near Clark Kerr Campus could have been infested with bedbugs as early as March, according to Jeff Urdahl, campus director for housing operations, maintenance and environment. Yadda, yadda… it happens, and is […]

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