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San Francisco resident Lucille Williams holds her assistance dog Kaley, an 8-year-old Chihuahua. (CBS)

Stolen, Severely Injured Chihuahua Recovers; Reunited With Owner After Found In SF Tenderloin Dumpster

Animal control officers in San Francisco are looking for help in finding out who stole a Chihuahua, beat her up, and left her in a dumpster in the city’s Tenderloin district.

11/07/2014

A dumpster in Belmont rolled into a fire hydrant causing a stream of water to shoot into the air. (Source: Belmont Police)

Runaway Dumpster Crashes Into Belmont Fire Hydrant, Sending Water Shooting

A runaway dumpster caused a big mess in Belmont Monday morning.

10/20/2014

Unsold books were placed in a recycling bin following a book sale at the Clayton library. (CBS)

Clayton Library Criticized For Dumping Hundreds Of Unwanted Books In Recycle Bin

Hundreds of unsold books have been tossed in a recycling dumpster after they were donated to the Clayton library, prompting some clashing opinions on what should be done with the books.

10/20/2014

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Mother Of Abandoned Newborn Found In Central Valley Trash Bin Identified As 13-Year-Old

Authorities in Central California say they have identified a 13-year-old girl as the mother of a newborn baby abandoned last week in a trash bin.

10/13/2014

Baby Found in Dumpster

Abandoned Newborn Girl Rescued From Dumpster In Merced

Central Valley police are searching for the mother of a newborn girl abandoned in a trash bin of an apartment complex in the city of Merced.

10/10/2014

Recology truck. (CBS)

Homeless Man Falls Asleep In San Francisco Dumpster, Nearly Gets Crushed In Recology Truck

A homeless man who fell asleep in a dumpster had to be rescued from being crushed after waking up inside a Recology cardboard recycling truck Tuesday morning.

07/22/2014

(Holly Quan/CBS)

San Francisco Fire Officials Investigate Recent Dumpster Fires

San Francisco fire officials say there has been a rash of dumpsters set on fire by one or more arsonists over the last few weeks, most of which have occurred in the South of Market area.

06/19/2014

(CBS)

Person Seen Climbing Out Of Burning SF Dumpster Taken To Hospital

One person was injured in a Dumpster fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

03/05/2013

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Woman Arrested In String Of San Jose Arson Fires

Arson investigators in San Jose have arrested a 56-year-old woman in connection with as many as 11 fires that were set in bushes and garbage cans since Sept. 26, a fire captain said.

10/15/2012

(CBS)

San Jose Trash Can Arsonist Strikes Again

A serial arsonist plaguing a West San Jose neighborhood with trash bin fires since September apparently caused another dumpster fire on Thursday night, fire officials said.

10/12/2012

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