Affinities: The Buzz Killers

SF Magazine – September 10, 2015

San Francisco’s Mosquito Abatement Courier team—otherwise known as MAC—is not your typical bike gang. Clad in neon vests and Chrome shorts, toting panniers packed with l....

These Colorful Dots Are For Your Health

KQED – April 6, 2017

You know when you first notice something, and then you can’t ever “unnotice” it? A year ago that happened to Zak Brazen when he noticed a pattern in several local communities. He asked Bay Curious ....

Company Attacks Pests With Green Techniques

NPR – November 15, 2007

Luis Agurto, president of Pestec, stands with Aleen Belkaious, a bicycle messenger, as he prepares to drop a packet of mosquito “birth control” into a San Francisco storm drain


That We Might Be Protected From Predators

SF Gate – March 13, 2014

Kristopher Brown, who you might see pedaling around San Francisco from mid-February to the end of October, has worked for Pestec for about four years, since he came to the city. If you want to know ab....