Crews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend’s Bay Area storm.
Over the last 85 years, California has seen more than half of its large trees vanish, according to the a publication in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Tuesday’s high winds are wreaking havoc on BART tracks causing complete shutdowns in San Francisco’s Mission, and in the East Bay.
San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With ‘Chipping Of Trees’ Civic Center Event
Residents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.
It can happen to anyone. You’re walking down the street, maybe with someone you’ve just met, or worse– a co-worker, and you pause for traffic, and then suddenly, before you even realize what happened, you look up, and it’s there: the Ninja Mistletoe.
The effigies had names of actual past lynching victims and the dates of their death. At least one effigy had “I Can’t Breathe” printed on the front.
Sustained winds at or near hurricane strength in the highest elevations with gusts exceeding 100 miles per hour across the Sierra summit are forecast for Thursday, with Bay Area winds easily gusting past 50 miles per hour in urban areas and 70-80 miles per hour in the local mountains and hills in what could be the storm of the decade.
Wet and windy weather continues to have an impact on large trees in San Francisco, where a number of them toppled over this weekend, including a large branch that fell in the city’s North Beach neighborhood.
An invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it’s been a death sentence.