Despite resistance from neighbors, the City of Oakland took a big step Tuesday night to prevent another big fire like the one that devastated the Oakland Hills in 1991.
Caltrans is tearing out some of the pricey palm trees lining the entrance to the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge after just one year.
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.
Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that’s destroying trees in the states forest lands.
Extreme drought conditions have left an estimated 12 million trees dead in California’s forests over the past year.
Some parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.
A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said Wednesday.
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.