Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial: Massive PG&E tree-cutting plan should be independently reviewed

The potential destruction without clear justification and oversight should be challenged by city leaders, environmentalists and the state Public Utilities Commission. PG&E could not provide comprehensive data on the number of trees cut down so far or slated for removal. But its selective numbers for 14 Bay Area cities shows it's considering removing more than 6,000 trees there. 
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'Empire' star Terrence Howard accused of brutally assaulting ex-wife

One day before statue of limitations runs out, Michelle Howard files suit against the actor for an alleged assault in 2013.