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This uninhabitable Palo Alto home went on the market for $1.8-million. (CBS)

‘Uninhabitable’ Palo Alto Home On Market For $1.8M

A home that may be infested with rodents is on the market in Palo Alto with a staggering asking price.

10/21/2014

Trash near a freeway ramp in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Councilman Suggests Hiring Homeless To Clean Blighted Freeway Ramps

San Jose is trying to figure out who will clean up the trash at a freeway off ramp being called an embarrassment, and the answer may be homeless people.

10/05/2014

A family of raccoons. (Wisc. DNR)

Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay Neighborhood

Neighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.

09/22/2014

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Oakland Mayor, Garbage Companies Reach Deal

A tentative agreement has been reached to settle a dispute over the city of Oakland’s garbage contract.

09/19/2014

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

(CBS SF)

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

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