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.
Vandals struck the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this weekend for the second time this month.
San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
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.
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.
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.
Over 800 Students from San Francisco and Marin counties came to Ocean Beach’s rescue Tuesday as part of a mass-statewide cleanup effort.
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.
Firefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
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.