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Treesavers Preach Positivity for Tree Commission

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If there is anywhere you would expect a Tree Commission to exist, it would be Santa Monica. After the uprooting of 23 trees on 2nd and 4th streets (see photos here), the activist group Treesavers is urging City Hall to form a Tree Commission. The Santa Monica City Council was scheduled to take it up last month, but it was postponed until later this month. "Positive, passionate and polite phone calls supporting the establishment of a Santa Monica Tree Commission should be sent in an ongoing manner,starting today," writes head Treesaver, Jerry Rubin.