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Cover Story - October 10, 2007

Sudden Oak Death

As oaks are dying in our foothills and mountains, local residents are rallying to save the cherished trees.

by Marion Softky

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola Valley and up across Skyline.

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Posted by tree lover, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jan 6, 2008 at 10:55 am

What impact on tree deaths is the practice of planting and watering grassy lawns and flower beds next to oaks? Doour heritage tree rules speak to this?

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