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CAL FIRE works to remove state’s growing number of dead trees

Several years of drought and an accompanying tree-eating beetle epidemic have had a…

 

A sinkhole opened up in the Sunset district Wednesday (Courtesy SFPUC)

Sinkhole opens, trees fall in SF during overnight storm

A car drove into a small sinkhole in the Sunset district late…

 

Speaking for the trees

Speaking for the trees

Just in time for the holidays, our front page brings news of…

 

This Wednesday, July 29, 2015, file photo, shows a fallen 75-foot-tall, 75-year-old pine tree in Pasadena, Calif.  (Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News via AP)

Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling

LOS ANGELES — As Californians and the communities they live in cut…

This Wednesday, July 29, 2015, file photo, shows a fallen 75-foot-tall, 75-year-old pine tree in Pasadena, Calif.  (Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News via AP)
Getty Images File PhotoDepartment of Public Works recently ruled to gradually transfer maintenance of roughly 110

Supervisor wants to revisit issue of tree maintenance

San Francisco is touted as a green city, but when it comes…

Getty Images File PhotoDepartment of Public Works recently ruled to gradually transfer maintenance of roughly 110

North Fair Oaks residents fight removal of 300-year-old oak tree

North Fair Oaks residents are fighting plans to remove a nearly 300-year-old…

Tree upkeep tough task for limited staff

More than two years after a tree that already had been reported…

With views at stake, trees often lose

First, The City’s municipal complaint line started receiving anonymous calls about views…

For arborists, danger just part of the job

Some people may question a day job that requires standing at the…

Oregon State University's Mike Bondi on the science of Christmas trees

The professor at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry specializes in Christmas…

Polk trees survive city’s mulcher

The fight was about two trees on Polk Street, and it appears…

UC Berkeley starts removing oak trees

UC Berkeley on Friday began tearing down oak trees next to Memorial…