DE-BUGGED—A western black-legged tick, the kind found at Paramount. Ranch.
Officials from the Thousand Oaks-based Los Angeles county and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area are advising visitors that ticks found at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills have recently tested positive for Lyme disease.
Three separate pools of western black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus) discovered along the Coyote Trail were found to be positive.
“This is a good reminder for visitors to stick to ...