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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

A view inside a homeless person's tent at Kelley Park in San Jose, July 19, 2012. (CBS)

Homeless Squatters Cleared Out Of San Jose’s Kelley Park

Kelley Park was cleared of trash and debris as it has been site of a homeless encampment for years.

07/19/2012

A pile of trash left outside San Francisco's Bernal Heights Park (CBS)

Illegal Dumping Plagues San Francisco’s Bernal Heights

Someone has been dumping garbage on the streets and in the parks in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood, and neighbors are outraged.

02/16/2012

Woman picks up after dog

San Jose Stops Supplying Doggie Cleanup Bags

More budget cuts in San Jose could mean messier parks because the city is no longer supplying plastic bags to help dog-walkers clean up after their pets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/24/2011

The scene of the Lake Merritt fuel slick (Doug Sovern)

Lake Merritt Spill Cleaned Up; Source Remains Unknown

A diesel fuel spill that spread to about 4 or 5 acres in Oakland’s Lake Merritt on Tuesday has been cleaned up, but the source of the spill remains unclear.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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