Berkeley Officials Decide Not To Cut Down Existing Traffic Circle TreesBerkeley elected officials met Tuesday to determine the fate of a number of mature trees growing in traffic circles that were going to be cut down, but it seems the city may have had a change of heart.
'Culture Change' May Come For Mill Valley Residents As City's Fire Plan Bans LandscapingThe city of Mill Valley is considering an aggressive wildfire prevention plan that would ban a lot of residential landscaping. Pushback from the community is causing the city council to look for ways to soften the blow.
Morgan Hill Landscaper Hopes For Return Of Stolen Pregnant GoatsA Morgan Hill landscaper on Wednesday was desperately searching for goats recently stolen from him that he uses in his business. Not just because it's hurting him financially, but because all the animals are pregnant.
'War Of The Roses' In Mill Valley Sparks Heated DebateThere is a potential firestorm brewing over where, when and what kinds of plants may be allowed near residents' homes in Mill Valley.
Bay Area Corporate Landscapers Vie For Scarce TreesLandscapers at Apple's Spaceship campus and landscapers with the San Francisco Transit Center are battling for trees.
San Jose Offering To Convert Your Thirsty Lawn Into A Drought-Tolerant Paradise For $500As the drought continues to diminish California's bodies of water, including San Jose's iconic Guadalupe River, the City of San Jose announced that it is introducing another incentive to help conserve water.
Vallejo To Tighten Water Restrictions Beginning ThursdayUtility customers in Vallejo will need to comply with new water restrictions being introduced to meet state requirements or face stiff fines.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Passes New Regulations For Outdoor Urban Water UseCustomers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.
East Bay Homeowner Fined By HOA For Replacing Lawn With Drought-Resistant LandscapingAn East Bay homeowner is in a battle with her homeowners' association over her drought-resistant yard after she was fined by the HOA for not having sod.
Should I DIY?When does it make sense to do it yourself and when should you break down and hire a pro? Here are some examples of DIY do's and don'ts.
Bay Bridge Landscapers Paying Good Prices For Perfect Palm TreesThe new Bay Bridge will be more than cement and suspension. Arborists are canvassing Bay Area neighborhoods in search of the perfect palm.
Getting Your Backyard ‘Rockstar-Ready’ For SummerPlanning to have people over this summer? Alice@97.3's Marcus D can't think of a better way to celebrate Earth Day than by getting down and dirty in your backyard...
Union City Sting Operation Snares Illegal ContractorsNearly 100 unlicensed contractors were arrested in Union City and other parts of California this week by undercover investigators posing as homeowners shopping around for home improvements.
San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Could Get A MakeoverThere are plans afoot to change the landscape of parts of San Francisco's Ocean Beach that include the re-routing of the Great Highway.
Tony Bennett's Belvedere Home For SaleTony Bennett's home is up for sale and you can have his 9,500 square foot mansion with a view of San Francisco for a mere $...