Richmond Scrap Metal Company Cited For Air Quality Violations After Toxic FireSims Metal Management was issued a public nuisance violation and an illegal open burning violation after a fire Jan. 30 at its scrap metal recycling yard in Richmond.
Bronze Statue Of Jesus Ripped Off Cross Outside Castro Valley ChurchA bronze statue of Jesus has been stolen off its cross outside the Church of the Transfiguration in Castro Valley.
NorCal Scrap Metal Company Pays $4.1 Million In Penalties For Failing To Deter Metal TheftsA California scrap metal company that failed to take steps to prevent the sale of stolen metal has agreed to pay $4.1 million in penalties and costs and change its business practices.
Metal Thieves Target Fire Hydrants In Cash-Strapped ModestoIt's believed the thieves are targeting hydrants so they can sell the cast iron scraps to recyclers.
Feds Accuse Peninsula Metal Recycler Of Dumping Toxics Into BayThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering a company that shreds and recycles scrap metal to stop discharging a rash of toxic pollutants into the San Francisco Bay.
Police Find San Leandro Artist’s Lost Statues Being Sold For ScrapFive suspected gang members have been charged in connection with the theft of some 20 handcrafted metal statues stolen along with the artist’s vehicle, according to police.

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