Cleanup

Dolphins surrounded by an oil slick swim in circles near Santa Barbara after a pipe spilled thousands of gallons of oil. (CBS)

Video Shows Dolphins Swimming In Oil Spill Area Near Santa Barbara

Video shows dolphins seemingly swimming in circles to avoid the oil slick surrounding them after a pipeline in the Santa Barbara area spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.

05/21/2015

A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

State Of California Stiffs Bird Rescuers With Bill Over Mystery Goo

International Bird Rescue in Fairfield says the State of California will not reimburse them for the money they spent cleaning up hundreds of birds injured during the recent “mystery goo” spill in the Bay.

03/23/2015

A view of the trash left behind at Fort Mason in San Francisco following the Fourth of July gathering. (CBS)

‘Brolympics’ Blamed For This Weekend’s Excessive Trash At San Francisco’s Fort Mason

The good, the bad and the ugly were on display at the meadow at Fort Mason this weekend. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) said plenty of trash was left behind following a non-permitted event.

03/16/2015

10-year-old Arbelia Noah has lived with her mother at "The Jungle," believed to be one od the largest homeless encampments in the country. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

10-Year-Old Who Lived In The Jungle Homeless Encampment In San Jose – ‘Leave Us Alone And Let Us Stay’

Arbelia Noah has been living with her mother during the day at “The Jungle” and calls the decision to force them to move “messed up.”

12/04/2014

San Jose's largest homeless encampment, The Jungle (photo courtesy housing1000sv.org)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Bringing Medical Care To San Jose’s Largest Homeless Encampment

Residents of The Jungle, San Jose’s largest homeless encampment, have recently received on-site medical care after the county moved a mobile clinic to the site.

07/08/2014

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

Elementary School Kids Arrive In Waves For SF Ocean Beach Cleanup Effort

Over 800 Students from San Francisco and Marin counties came to Ocean Beach’s rescue Tuesday as part of a mass-statewide cleanup effort.

05/20/2014

Volunteers stand next to piles of recovered trash pulled from San Jose homeless camps. (CBS)

San Jose Volunteers Backstop City In Massive Trash Cleanup Effort

Student volunteers recently lined up at 9 a.m. to help clean out a homeless encampment in the wealthy Willow Glen neighborhood. It was an in-your-face lesson on how governments can’t do it alone.

04/22/2014

Raytheon Corp., a Superfund site located in Mountain View, CA. (EPA)

Congresswoman Opens Inquiry Into EPA Toxic Cleanup In Silicon Valley

Palo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo wants to know more about the federal government’s cleanup of Superfund sites in Silicon Valley.

04/02/2014

Trash left behind following Saturday's Golden Gate Park 4-20 celebration. (SF Parks and Recreation)

Cleanup From Golden Gate Park 4/20 Smokeout Costs City $15,000

Pot enthusiasts packed San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday for an unofficial celebration of marijuana, leaving behind a mess that city officials now say cost more than $15,000 to clean up.

04/22/2013

Treasure Island as seen from Yerba Buena (Wikipedia)

Report Suggests More Widespread Radiation Contamination On SF’s Treasure Island

A recently-obtained survey by the United States Navy indicates that radioactive contamination on San Francisco’s Treasure Island may be more widespread than previously thought, creating a potential snag for redevelopment plans.

08/17/2012

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