Millions Of Sierra Trees Fall Victim To DroughtThe number of trees in California's Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year.
Sudden Oak Death May Be Unstoppable In CaliforniaA new study shows that an epidemic of the tree disease "sudden oak death" has surged beyond control in California.
160 Trees Being Cut Down For Google Building In Mountain View Not Worth A Fight, Non-Profit SaysPlans for a new Google building in Mountain View call for the removal of 160 trees, the majority of them “heritage trees.”
Laser-Guided Imaging Reveals California May Lose 58 Million Drought-Starved TreesHigh-tech imaging has revealed the dire, drought-starved state of tens of millions of California's oldest, tallest trees. Even heavy rains from a persistent, strong El Niño may not save them.
You Can Let The Lawn Go Without Killing The TreesBay Area residents are turning brown into the new chic by cutting off the lawn sprinklers, but in the process, they may be endangering something much harder to replace than turf: trees.
Muir Woods Entry Fee Going Up From $7 To $10Entry for children under 16 years of age will continue to be free, said the National Park Service, which announced the price increase on Thursday.
Oakland Moves Forward With Plan To Remove Trees In Hills Deemed A Fire HazardDespite 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 Removes Dying $10,000 Palm Trees From Bay Bridge Entrance In OaklandCaltrans is tearing out some of the pricey palm trees lining the entrance to the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge after just one year.
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.
California Drought Causes Bark Beetle Infestation; 800,000 Acres Of Trees Destroyed In 2014Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that's destroying trees in the states forest lands.
California Drought Leaves 12 Million Trees DeadExtreme drought conditions have left an estimated 12 million trees dead in California's forests over the past year.
Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don't Need A/CSome 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.