The tree carnage over in Santa Monica apparently inspired a reader to send in this photo. "When the weather gets hot, it becomes painfully evident how few trees we have," she writes. "Snapped out side of my office at union station this morning... 20 people waiting for the Megabus under a scraggly little tree." Actually, one of our Harvard-educated friends once pointed out that Los Angeles has far more trees than other major cities. True?
· Breaking: Santa Monica Ficus Trees Cut Down [Curbed LA]