Is California's Drought To Blame For An Increase In Falling Tree Branches?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.
California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With DroughtGrowers 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.
Woman Walks Away Uninjured After Eucalyptus Tree Falls On Her Car Near Oakland's Lake MerrittA 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.
San Francisco Recreation & Parks Manager Hit By Falling Tree, Critically InjuredA 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.
Falling Tree Takes Down Muni Lines, Blocks Traffic Along San Francisco StreetA tree fell on a sidewalk, taking down Muni power lines and blocking lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in San Francisco Sunday.
Cars Suspected Of Racing In San Jose Lose Control, Collide, Then Fatally Strike PedestrianThe 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.
San Jose Woman From The Philippines Deals With Nearly A Week Of No Hot Water At Apartment With EaseThe 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.
Fallen Tree Shuts Highway 1 In Western Marin CountyState 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.
Elderly San Jose Man Injured After Tree He Was Trimming Falls On HimA 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.
San Jose Group Offers Environmentally-Friendly Living Christmas Tree RentalsIf 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.
San Francisco Tree Vandal Caught On Camera; Supervisor Calls For Stricter Law EnforcementOne San Francisco city supervisor, who’s irritated with vandalism in his district, has posted video of a tree vandal in action.
Eucalyptus Tree Crashes Into Care Facility In Union CityFirefighters responded to a residential care facility in Union City Friday morning after a tree crashed into the building.