San Francisco's 24/7 Public Toilet Pilot Program Aims To Flush Out Dirty StreetsSan Francisco has developed a reputation for having human waste on the streets. To combat the problem, the city began a pilot program Monday to keep three public toilets open 24 hours a day.
North Bay Septic Service Owner Gets Jail For Illegally Dumping Raw SewageThe owner of a septic waste hauling company was sentenced Wednesday for dumping raw human waste into a manhole in Rohnert Park, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.
Suit Against San Francisco Claims Inmates Were Exposed To Human WastePersistent sewage problems at the San Francisco Hall of Justice is creating dangerous and unhealthy conditions for prisoners at the building's main jail, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Monday against the city.
BART Sued By Disability Rights Groups Over Soiled, Broken Elevators & EscalatorsTwo people with disabilities along with advocacy groups are suing Bay Area Rapid Transit, saying the agency discriminates against those with mobility disabilities because of broken or unusable elevators, escalators and fare gates.
California Drought Taking Serious Toll On Aging Sewer System In San FranciscoCalifornia’s severe drought is taking a serious toll on San Francisco’s aging sewer system.
Phil Matier: Human Waste Plagues BART EscalatorsKCBS, CBS 5 and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said many of the broken escalators are the result of human excrement gumming up its gears.