Goodbye to an old friend

Paramount oak tree can’t be saved

ON A LIMB—Visiting on horseback, Fran Schrager, who lost her home in the Woolsey fire, snaps a photo of the Witness Tree, a large valley oak tree at Paramount Ranch that was irreparably damaged in the 2018 blaze. Officials say it must be cut down. A farewell ceremony for the giant tree was held Feb. 8. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn NewspapersMore than 100 nature lovers of all stripes gathered at Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains on Feb. 8 to say goodbye to a century-old, Los Angeles County lan...

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