Palm Tree

A palm tree is planted on the Oakland side of the new Bay Bridge span. (CBS)

Caltrans Removes Dying $10,000 Palm Trees From Bay Bridge Entrance In Oakland

Caltrans is tearing out some of the pricey palm trees lining the entrance to the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge after just one year.

05/13/2015

Diseased palm trees along San Francisco's Embarcadero (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Diseased Palm Trees Along San Francisco’s Embarcadero To Undergo Costly Removal, Replacement

Some of the iconic palm trees that line San Francisco’s Embarcadero are dying of a fungal disease that will require both their costly removal and replacement by the city’s Department of Public Works.

07/22/2014

Bicycle commuters ride past palm trees in front of the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Diseased SF Embarcadero Palm Trees Will Be Costly To Replace

Dozens of the palm trees San Francisco planted after Loma Prieta to evoke feelings of California dreaming along the Embarcadero have been dying a slow death, a city official said Thursday.

05/16/2013