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The fallen tree trapped a woman waiting for her grandchild after school. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Falling tree crushes car; woman trapped inside

Natalie Hanson // August 24, 2017

A falling tree trapped a woman in her car waiting by Chapman School Thursday afternoon.Staff and police responded to 16th St. and Cleveland Avenue at around 2:10 p.m. The rotting tree crushed the waiting...

Strong winds knocked down this tree and blocked the road. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Fallen tree ruptures pipeline

Michael Catelli // March 28, 2016

High winds brought down a large tree around 12 p.m Monday. The tree blocked the roadway on East First Avenue near Oleander Avenue and caused a rupture in the water pipeline resulting in minor flooding....

Holt sidewalk closed due to bridge construction. Photo credit: Jenice Tupolo

Building bridges: Construction on Gus Manolis Bridge begins

Jenice Tupolo // August 18, 2015

Construction for the new Gus Manolis Bridge near Selvester’s Cafe-by-the-Creek began this morning and will continue through October 1. Last September, a tree along the Big Chico Creek fell and...

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