Residents of a once blighted Oakland neighborhood are crediting a Buddha statue installed in a median for a remarkable change.
Trash, construction debris and unsightly waste have been piling up at abandoned properties in the City of Richmond at a rate never seen before.
A Bay Area judge ordered Target Corp. to pay $22.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailer illegally disposed hazardous waste at hundreds of stores throughout the state.
A lawsuit has been filed against two San Francisco companies for allegedly dumping tons of roofing material in the Bayview-Hunters Point area.
Oakland’s Department of Public Works collected just a fraction of the fines it issued for illegal dumping from 2006 to 2009.
Protestors on Sunday staged a mock clean up at a Chevron service station to increase awareness of the oil company’s alleged intentional dumping of toxic waste in the Ecuadorian Amazon.