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Wendy Tokuda recently retired from nearly three decades as a TV news anchor and is now a special projects reporter at CBS-5 television, producing the award-winning series "Students Rising Above." She has won multiple awards for her TV journalism including a Peabody, a national Emmy for Public Service, and seven local Emmies.


Controlled burn at Redwood Regional Park

December 12, 2012 by Wendy Tokuda

In summer 2012, we reported on the East Bay Regional Park District’s plan for a prescribed burn at Redwood Regional ...

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Taming the Flames

July 10, 2012 by Wendy Tokuda

The 1991 Oakland Hills firestorm left no doubt that big fires happen in the East Bay. Now, the East Bay Regional Park District is fighting fire with fire at Redwood Regional Park, one part of a massive effort to reduce fire danger across thousands of acres in the East Bay Hills.

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The Crazy Broom Lady of the Oakland Hills

January 01, 2011 by Wendy Tokuda

Longtime television anchorwoman Wendy Tokuda now spends many days in the East Bay hills, finding endangered manzanitas and communing with pileated woodpeckers. All because of her obsession with an invasive weed called French broom. And her years of effort are paying off.


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