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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

San Francisco Giants Victory Parade

San Francisco City Workers Hastily Clean Up Streets Following Parade

All told, more than 1 1/2 tons of confetti filled the street following the Giants parade.

11/01/2012

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Market Street Revitalization Efforts Continue With Pop-Ups

San Francisco is putting together a series of events over the next month aimed at giving residents a chance to see what a revitalized Market Street could be like in the future.

09/25/2012

Personal items left over after authorities cleared a homeless encampment from under a I-280 on ramp in San Francisco. (CBS SF)

Homeless Encampment Next To SF Caltrain Tracks Cleared

A large homeless encampment under the King Street connector to Interstate 280 in San Francisco next to Caltrain tracks was being cleared out Tuesday, although many of the displaced said they plan to return.

08/28/2012

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

Skateboarder performs an ollie in skatepark. (AP)

Ground Broken On New East Palo Alto Skate Park

In less than a month, skaters will be grinding rails and doing half pipes in East Palo Alto at a brand new 5000 square foot skate park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/06/2011

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at the Corridors Program Press Conference August 3, 2011. (SF Department of Public Works)

San Francisco Announces Beautification Project Along Bayview Corridor

Some of San Francisco’s busiest corridors are getting a clean up and restoration through a Department of Public Works program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

Trash bins are in front of homes in the Sunset district of San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Residents Not Happy With Tree Maintenance Plan

San Francisco’s Department of Public Works wants to turn maintenance of city trees over to private property owners in the near future.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/02/2011

Customers line up at the El Tonayense taco truck on Harrison and 13th St. in San Francisco. (Dan Lu)

San Francisco’s Revamped Food Truck Permits Up For Grabs

Several dozen applicants spent a long, wet weekend waiting in line on San Francisco’s 10th St., eager for a change at a simplified and less expensive permit for vending trucks.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/07/2011

Garbage Truck. (CBS)

Lawsuit Accuses San Francisco Companies Of Illegal Dumping

A lawsuit has been filed against two San Francisco companies for allegedly dumping tons of roofing material in the Bayview-Hunters Point area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

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