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Headstones were miraculously untouched when a giant tree branch fell in Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno. (Courtesy: Steve Ray)

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.

07/08/2015

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California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With Drought

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.

05/05/2015

A eucalyptus tree crushed this car near Lake Merritt in Oakland on April 16, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Walks Away Uninjured After Eucalyptus Tree Falls On Her Car Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

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.

04/16/2015

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

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Cars Suspected Of Racing In San Jose Lose Control, Collide, Then Fatally Strike Pedestrian

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.

01/26/2015

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San Jose Woman From The Philippines Deals With Nearly A Week Of No Hot Water At Apartment With Ease

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.

01/05/2015

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Fallen Tree Shuts Highway 1 In Western Marin County

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.

12/24/2014

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Elderly San Jose Man Injured After Tree He Was Trimming Falls On Him

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.

12/21/2014

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San Jose Group Offers Environmentally-Friendly Living Christmas Tree Rentals

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.

12/19/2014

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