CALEXICO — Trees that had once been lost were found.
"Good Samaritans" spotted five trees, which had been ripped from the ground Wednesday, in an alley on the west side of town Sunday night, according to Mayor Pro Tem Renison.
He was "elated" to hear the news.
The trees had just been planted near the intersection of Meadows Road and Zapata Street on Wednesday afternoon before they were ripped from the ground that night.
A story in Friday's paper alerted the populace about the missing trees.
Nick Fenley, assistant to the city manager, said, "One of our citizens on the west side of town noticed the trees just across the street from the gentlemen's house.