She should check with the local Ag Extension office or Master Gardener program. Either one should be able to get her in contact with a bee keeper who might be willing to rescue the hive. There are also lots of beekeeper associations around. A quick Google search for beekeepers elicited this response; http://www.beehoo.com/f_region.php?region=California Which has tons of links for all over California. Brett Johnson Green Man Gardens email@example.com
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