By JENNIFER STEINHAUER
Published: November 26, 2006
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 — The palm tree, like so much here, rose to fame largely because of vanity and image control, then met its downfall when the money ran out.
The Los Angeles City Council, fed up with the cost of caring for the trees, with their errant fronds that plunge perilously each winter, and with the fact that they provide little shade, have declared them the enemy of the urban forest and wish that most would disappear.
Sunday, November 26, 2006
City Says Its Urban Jungle Has Little Room for Palms
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