San Jose Approves Hefty Fines For Illegal Dumping Frustrated over the growing problem of illegal dumping, the City of San Jose approved hefty fines for anyone caught dumping furniture or other trash on the street.
Oakland Neighborhood Sees Crime Decline After Buddhist Shrine Moves InResidents of a once blighted Oakland neighborhood are crediting a Buddha statue installed in a median for a remarkable change.
Richmond Hires Inspectors To Crack Down On Foreclosure BlightTrash, construction debris and unsightly waste have been piling up at abandoned properties in the City of Richmond at a rate never seen before.
Alameda Co. Judge Orders Target To Pay $22.5M In Dumping LawsuitA 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.
Lawsuit Accuses San Francisco Companies Of Illegal DumpingA lawsuit has been filed against two San Francisco companies for allegedly dumping tons of roofing material in the Bayview-Hunters Point area.
Audit Criticizes Oakland For Not Collecting More Illegal Dumping FinesOakland's Department of Public Works collected just a fraction of the fines it issued for illegal dumping from 2006 to 2009.
San Francisco Protestors Stage Mock Clean Up At Chevron StationsProtestors 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.