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Robert Watkins of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks department was critically injured by a falling tree. (Courtesy: SF Recreation and Parks department)

San Francisco Recreation & Parks Manager Hit By Falling Tree, Critically Injured

A San Francisco Recreation and Parks manager is in critical condition after being struck by a falling tree in the city’s Bayview district Tuesday morning, firefighters said.

03/05/2015

A falling tree brought down Muni power lines along a busy street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Falling Tree Takes Down Muni Lines, Blocks Traffic Along San Francisco Street

A tree fell on a sidewalk, taking down Muni power lines and blocking lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in San Francisco Sunday.

02/15/2015

Photographs of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe falling after stepping from a podium. posted to Twitter. (CBS)

Memes Flood Facebook, Twitter After Zimbabwean President Orders Images Of Him Falling Removed

The President of Zimbabwe ordered the internet to remove images of him as he stumbled down the steps from a podium at an airport Thursday, and the internet responded with a flurry of memes.

02/05/2015

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Falling Granite Slabs Kill 2 Workers At San Francisco Construction Site

Two people died following an industrial accident in San Francisco’s BernalHeights neighborhood Friday morning.

02/07/2014

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4 Girls Injured By Falling Traffic Signal Pole In SF Mission

Four young girls were injured in San Francisco’s Mission District on Monday evening when a big-rig struck a traffic signal pole, which fell and hit them.

08/06/2013

A car damaged by a boulder on U.S. 101 in Sausalito is carried on a flatbed tow truck, March 22, 2013. (CBS)

Falling Boulders Hit Cars On Highway 101 In Sausalito; 1 Injured

A Ross man suffered minor injuries when boulders fell from a hillside onto southbound U.S. Highway 101 near Sausalito Friday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/22/2013

A man holds a block of ice at an ice factory (AFP/Getty Images)

Block Of Ice Falls From Sky, Damages Fremont Home

A basketball-size block of ice fell from the sky and hit the roof of a Fremont home on Sunday evening, Fremont police said.

06/11/2012

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Camera Lens Falls From Sky Through Roof Of Petaluma Home

Petaluma police were working to track down the owner of a camera lens that apparently fell from the sky earlier this month, damaging a local family’s home.

09/15/2011