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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

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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

John Muir

John Muir’s Giant Sequoia Successfully Cloned

Efforts to clone a 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by naturalist John Muir on his Martinez property have been successful.

11/05/2013

Camp Tawonga

Parents Of Camp Counselor Killed In Yosemite Suing PG&E, Arborist

The parents of a camp counselor crushed to death by a falling tree near Yosemite National Park is suing Pacific Gas & Electric and the camp’s arborist.

08/08/2013

A tree fell on a car on Lombard street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Tree Falls On Car, Blocks Traffic In San Francisco’s Marina District

A tree fell on a car on Lombard street in San Francisco’s Marina district, blocking traffic Monday morning, police said.

06/03/2013

A Woodside homeowner was hit with a $52K fine for cutting down six trees.  (CBS)

Woodside Man Hit With $52K Fine For Cutting Down 6 Trees

A Woodside man was slapped with a $52,500 fine for cutting down six trees on his own property without a permit.

04/24/2013

A 50-foot tree crashed into a home in Danville. (CBS)

50-Foot Tree Crashes Into Danville House

Three people escaped injury when a 50-foot tree fell onto their house in unincorporated Danville on Monday afternoon, a San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District spokeswoman said.

02/19/2013

A branch of a downed tree is smashed onto a house on Lurmont Terrace in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood, December 5, 2012. (CBS)

Tree Smashes Into Home In San Francisco’s Russian Hill Neighborhood

A tree fell onto a home in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood Wednesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

12/05/2012

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Fallen Tree Blocks Highway 84 In Both Directions In San Mateo

A fallen tree closed both directions of state Highway 84 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said.

09/13/2012

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Boy Seriously Injured By Falling Tree In San Mateo Park

A 12-year-old boy from Arizona was seriously injured early Wednesday morning when a tree fell and crushed a tent where he was sleeping in a San Mateo County park.

07/26/2012

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