August 26, 2015
stone-pines

Pearl Chase Society to the Rescue!

By Cheri Rae By now it’s no secret to citizens all over town that the historic Italian Stone Pines are suffering from the combined effects of the drought, a beetle infestation and the intrusion of modern life into their living space. Five of the trees have died in the last year, and were recently removed for public safety. The remaining City Landmark trees that form their distinctive cooling canopy have been stressed for far too long, and the Pearl Chase Society has decided to do something about it. The Society recently donated $14,560 to the City of Santa Barbara for […]