Last Friday, a huge tree just fell over at Mt. Diablo, injuring a couple of campers. Officials are saying this is probably a result of the drought and the local “beetle” bug.
Growers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.
A woman was able to walk away without injury after a tree fell on her car while she was driving near Lake Merritt in Oakland Thursday afternoon.
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.
A tree fell on a sidewalk, taking down Muni power lines and blocking lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in San Francisco Sunday.
The drivers of two cars that might have been racing in East San Jose have been taken into custody Monday afternoon following a fatal collision with a female pedestrian who was pinned against a tree, San Jose police said.
The last thing you want on a cold winter morning is a cold shower, but that’s exactly what residents of a San Jose apartment complex had to deal with for nearly a week after a large tree fell over last week, knocking out gas and hot water service.
State Highway 1 is closed in both directions in Marshall in western Marin County Wednesday afternoon due to a fallen tree, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A 76-year-old man was injured when a tree he was cutting on his gazebo fell on him at his San Jose home Sunday afternoon, a fire captain said.
If you’re still looking for a Christmas tree for the holidays, here’s an idea: rent one. A San Jose group is offering potted trees to people concerned about the environment.