Category Archives: Los Altos

Huge Bee Swarm From Off-Site Los Altos Hive

One of my offsite hives located in Los Altos swarmed. This was obviously the primary swarm with the original queen and she was large and didn’t go too far, splattered all over the wall about 10 feet from the hive.

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Los Altos Bee Removal – Rescuing Small Bee Swarm

Saturday after the kids basketball and baseball games, Dad and I were about to get start on our hive maintenance when we received a call from a Los Altos residence about a honey bee swarm that just landed in a … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Los Altos Beekeeper Seeking Feral Bees

Jeremy, a Los Altos beekeeper who had a hive for over a decade, seeks to replace the bees that didn’t survive this last Winter with new feral bees. His original hive was a swarm that moved into his empty boxes … Continue reading

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Electric Meter Swarm Lure in Los Altos :)

Well, here we are again. This is the third swarm that moved into this electric meter box in Los Altos. The homeowners call me when they see bee activity and I go and rescue them. 🙂 But this time they … Continue reading

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Black Compost Bins – Heat & Bees Don’t Mix Well – Los Altos Bee Rescue

Last Tuesday I stopped by to check out some bees in a compost bin in Los Altos. The swarm moved in about a week ago and looking through the hole they appear to have built like three to four combs … Continue reading

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Hive Maintenances in Los Altos and Palo Alto

Saturday we had two maintenance calls. One in Los Altos and one in Palo Alto. First in Los Altos. This hive swarmed in March when I was on a business trip to China. They are growing but never moved into … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Three Hives Relocated & More Hives Available

Saturday three hives from my place were relocated. First Austin came from Morgan Hill to pick up his second hive. Their first hive was from three and some years ago and is still doing great. Afterwards I delivered two hives in … Continue reading

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