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Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Accuses Waste Management Of Dirty Tricks In Campaign To Overturn New Garbage Contract

After Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. Officials are accusing Waste Management of dirty tricks as they attempt to gather signatures.

09/08/2014

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Vandals Trash SF’s AIDS Memorial Grove Again, Causing Costly Damage

Vandals struck the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this weekend for the second time this month.

08/28/2014

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San Jose Devises Plan To Clean Up Sprawling Homeless Camp In Silicon Valley

San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

08/11/2014

San Francisco's "Outside Lands" Music & Arts Festival  (credit: Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Park Neighbors Complain About Public Urination, Trash, Parking Woes After Outside Lands Festival Wraps

The Outside Lands Music Festival brought two-hundred thousand fans to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, but it also brought plenty of problems for residents in the area as well.

08/10/2014

Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland Mayoral Hopeful Rebecca Kaplan Faces Backlash For Leaving Behind Trash After Announcing Candidacy

Some people in East Oakland said City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan used their community as a prop for political advancement, but did nothing to help them. Now, they’re taking action to make sure she won’t be their next mayor.

06/20/2014

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Garbage Rates Could Jump 50 Percent Under New Contract

A new garbage contract could cause sticker shock for Oakland residents. The city is recommending the council approve a new contract with Waste Management that would increase fees by 50 percent.

05/30/2014

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

Elementary School Kids Arrive In Waves For SF Ocean Beach Cleanup Effort

Over 800 Students from San Francisco and Marin counties came to Ocean Beach’s rescue Tuesday as part of a mass-statewide cleanup effort.

05/20/2014

Bay to Breakers 2014

Naked Man Found In Bison Paddock Among 24 Arrested During San Francisco Bay To Breakers

At least 24 people were arrested for public intoxication and almost 11 tons of trash collected at San Francisco’s annual Bay to Breakers foot race Sunday, police said.

05/18/2014

Firefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday. (CBS)

Trash Fire Burns At San Jose Landfill

Firefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

05/11/2014

Volunteers stand next to piles of recovered trash pulled from San Jose homeless camps. (CBS)

San Jose Volunteers Backstop City In Massive Trash Cleanup Effort

Student volunteers recently lined up at 9 a.m. to help clean out a homeless encampment in the wealthy Willow Glen neighborhood. It was an in-your-face lesson on how governments can’t do it alone.

04/22/2014

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