PG&E Says It Can't Commit To Hiring More Tree Trimmers As Ordered By JudgeLawyers for Pacific Gas & Electric said the utility can't commit to hiring hundreds more tree trimmers in the way that a federal judge wants to cut the risk of starting more catastrophic wildfires in California.
Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree TrimmersA federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California
PG&E Using Huge Heli-Saws To Trim Trees From Power Lines In Wildfire CountryPG&E's Heli-Saw may sound like something out of a horror movie, but it’s a welcome sight in wildfire country.
PG&E Ramps Up Tree-Trimming Efforts Amid Increased Wildfire ConcernsFall can be a deadly time of year in Northern California. It's a time when wildfires have raged through hillsides and into cities like Santa Rosa and towns like Paradise.
Local Concerned North Bay PG&E Redwood Trimming Could Increase Fire RiskPG&E is in the midst of an aggressive campaign to remove trees threatening its power lines, but how that’s being done may be making some areas more vulnerable to wildfires.
Tree Trimming Can Put Bay Area's Baby Animals In Peril, Wildlife Advocates WarnWhile spring is the time of year when many property owners around the Bay Area begin tree trimming, wildlife advocates want them to take caution because it's also nesting season for animals that are fast becoming orphaned.
Fake Tree Trimming Crew Burglarizes San Leandro HomeSan Leandro police say men posing as tree trimming company employees stole a personal items, including jewels from a woman who thought she was getting a sales pitch on their services.
Neighbors Fear Baby Birds Massacred In Woodchipper During Oakland Post Office ProjectOakland residents say rare birds were slaughtered during an Oakland tree-trimming project on behalf of the downtown U.S. Post office.
San Jose Trims Trees Ahead Of Winter WeatherThe City of San Jose has launched an aggressive tree trimming project, in response to a tragic arbor accident last winter. The public-private partnership planned to work on nearly a thousand trees before the end of the year.