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Bryan Stauder of Concord, goes out on a limb to prune a Liquid Amber tree for Nachtrieb Kymer Tree Care of Martinez, along Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill Calif., on Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff)

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Along Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill, Bryan Stauder of Concord prunes a liquidambar tree for Nachtrieb Kymer Tree Care, based in Martinez. It is forecast to approach 70 degrees by the weekend, with only a slight possibility of rain early next week, when cooler temperatures come back into the region.

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