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Portola Valley: Clear-cutting of 18 trees

Original post made on Apr 2, 2013

Eighteen trees fell recently in a clear-cutting on a lightly forested hilltop at 18 Redberry Ridge in Portola Valley. While woodcutters were on the scene to hear the sounds the trees made as they fell, the aftereffects are reverberating in Town Hall.

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Posted by jimmae
a resident of Portola Valley: Los Trancos Woods/Vista Verde
on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:23 pm


The arborist, he said, considered "many" of the felled trees to be diseased and unhealthy.

[Portion removed.] And they blocked the homeowners view is what the article should read .... [Portion removed. Please don't make assumptions about what the property owner knew.] You don't top tree's due to disease.

[Portion removed. Making assumptions about the property owner's situation.]