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Looking downhill from the Summit Road overpass on highway 17; brake lights can be seen as cars slow down before the curve known as "The Valley Surprise". (Wikipedia)

Downed Trees Block Lanes Of Highway 17 In Santa Cruz Mountains

The tree was reported blocking both southbound lanes of the highway just south of Redwood Estates in the Lexington Hills area at 1:53 p.m., the CHP said.

08/15/2014

(Holly Quan/CBS)

Tree Falls On Muni Power Lines In San Francisco’s North Beach; Snarls Traffic

A fallen tree in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood landed atop Muni power lines Friday morning causing street closures.

08/01/2014

(CBS)

Car Collides With Tree In Fatal San Jose Accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident in San Jose Wednesday morning.

07/09/2014

A rare chimera redwood tree sits next to railroad tracks in Cotati. (CBS)

Rare Chimera Redwood Tree Finds New Home In Cotati

The fate of a rare redwood tree in Cotati has been decided after the SMART agency agreed on a new location near the city’s new rail station.

06/25/2014

(CBS)

Rancho Cordova Man Killed In Vallejo Big-Rig Crash On I-80

The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash early Monday morning on westbound I-80 at the Tennessee Street off-ramp in Vallejo.

06/02/2014

A park ranger inspects a redwood tree in Redwood National Park that has been vandalized to steal a "burl." (National Park Service)

Humboldt County Man Charged With Cutting Knobby Growths From Old Redwoods In National Parks

A Northern California man is facing charges in connection with the cutting of knobby growths from an old growth redwood tree.

05/14/2014

A Menlo Park woman is on a mission to save this redwood tree from PG&E trimmers. (CBS)

Menlo Park Woman Fights To Save Redwood Tree From PG&E Trimmers

A Menlo Park woman is on a mission to save a once mighty redwood tree in her home’s front yard from what she says is a systematic killing of the tree by PG&E.

05/08/2014

This redwood tree in Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos was originally part of one planted by President Theodore Roosevelt in a visit to the Bay Area in 1903. (CBS)

South Bay Woman Honored For Rescuing Historic Teddy Roosevelt Tree From Dump

In 1903, Theodore Roosevelt became the first sitting U.S. President to visit Campbell. Through the remarkable efforts of one woman, people can still see the legacy of that visit more than a century later.

05/02/2014

A lightning strike destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm. (CBS)

Lightning Destroys Redwood Tree On Berkeley Street

Lightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.

03/31/2014

(CBS)

Tree Blocks Highway 84 Near Woodside For 12 Hours

Twelve hours after a tree fell and blocked traffic on state Highway 84 near Highway 35 in Woodside early Monday morning, the roadway has been cleared, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/10/2014

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