San Ramon Boy Finds Special Friend in Garbage Truck DriverSome friendships make a lasting impression. On Thursday, a little boy who faithfully waits each week for a pal to pull up at his San Ramon driveway had a last meeting with his unusual buddy.
Garbage Truck Fire Temporarily Shuts Down Hwy 101 Near San Francisco A garbage truck caught fire Friday morning on northbound U.S. Highway 101, blocking the freeway and causing a traffic jam until crews extinguished the blaze.
Garbage Truck Explodes Into A Fireball In ConcordA Republic Service garbage truck erupted into an intense fireball that left the cab a melted, burned-out hulk Tuesday afternoon on a Highway 4 off-ramp, authorities said.
Garbage Driver Dies In Daly City CrashA garbage truck driver was killed early Wednesday after being crashed between his vehicle and a parked SUV on a Daly City street.
Garbage Truck Driver Fatally Struck By His Own Vehicle In San JoseA garbage truck driver is dead after being struck by his own vehicle Friday morning in San Jose, according to the police department.
Man Extricated From Inside Garbage Truck In Los AltosA man was rescued from the compactor of a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Los Altos after becoming stuck inside of it, according to Santa Clara County fire officials.
Oakland Program Trains Young Garbage Collectors Amid ShortageLike most little boys, Corey Lever liked trucks and his favorite was always the garbage truck.
Garbage Truck Slides 100 Feet Down Embankment In Calistoga; Driver Escapes InjuryThe driver of a garbage truck escaped serious injury when he lost control, smashing through a guardrail and sliding about 100 feet down an embankment in Calistoga Sunday.
Man Sleeping In Dumpster Survives Getting Crushed In Garbage Truck Compactor...TwiceA man who had been sleeping in a dumpster outside a Fremont restaurant survived two cycles of compaction in a garbage truck Monday morning.
San Jose To Study License Plate Readers On Garbage TrucksThe plan proposed by Mayor Sam Liccardo and councilmen Johnny Khamis and Raul Peralez would help the city’s Police Department track down stolen vehicles and warrants.
Sacramento-Area Man Escapes Crushing Death While Trapped Inside Garbage TruckFirefighters are calling it a miracle: A Sacramento-area man became stuck in the back of a garbage truck for hours, while it's compacting trash, and survives.
San Francisco City Worker Killed By Public Works Garbage Truck In Bayview DistrictA man who was fatally struck by a garbage truck while on a work crew for San Francisco’s Human Services Agency in the city’s Bayview District Thursday morning has been identified.
Garbage Truck Driver Trapped After Crashing Into Utility Pole In San LeandroA garbage truck driver was trapped in the truck after crashing into a utility pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning in San Leandro
Homeless Man Falls Asleep In San Francisco Dumpster, Nearly Gets Crushed In Recology TruckA homeless man who fell asleep in a dumpster had to be rescued from being crushed after waking up inside a Recology cardboard recycling truck Tuesday morning.
Garbage Truck Runs Over, Kills Pedestrian In San FranciscoA elderly man was struck and killed by a garbage truck Friday morning in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood.