Ross Stores Subject To $3.3M Environmental Waste Settlement, Alameda County DA AnnouncesRoss Stores will pay $3.3 million to settle allegations it disposed of hazardous wastes illegally, Alameda County prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Passage of Measure RR Means Fines Likely Increasing for Illegal Dumping Those who engage in illegal dumping in Oakland should expect to face higher penalties for their activities after voters approved the city's Measure RR Tuesday.
Clean Up Begins At Large Illegal Dumpsite In South San JoseThe city of San Jose and Union Pacific Railroad on Monday began cleaning up one of the biggest illegal dumpsites the South Bay has seen.
'A Mess Out There' - San Jose Looks At Spending $3 Million On Cleaning Illegal Dumpsites, BlightSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and three councilmembers will introduce a plan that will dedicate $1 million a month until the end of the year to clean illegal dumpsites and pick up trash from the streets.
San Jose Residents Dismayed by Growing Homeless Camp, Illegal Dumpsite on Railroad PropertyA homeless encampment and illegal dumpsite on Monterey Road near Bailey Ave. in San Jose has steadily grown to become a massive eyesore and health hazard.
Richmond Resident Documents Illegal Trash Dumping; Says City Allows It To HappenSome residents of North Richmond say the city is allowing trash to be dumped in their neighborhood and one man has begun a crusade to document the problem.
Oakland Tries New Program To Fight Illegal Dumping On City Streets
Alameda, Contra Costa Officials Announce Illegal Dumping CrackdownTop prosecutors and elected officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties joined together Wednesday to announce new funding and strategies aimed at preventing illegal dumping and waste.
State Park In Santa Cruz Needs Clean Up After Illegal DumpingAn illegal dumpsite at Wilder Ranch State Park that has accumulated more than 250 discarded tires will be cleaned up in about five weeks, according state park officials.
3 Arrested After Raw Sewage From RV Dumped Into Santa Rosa Storm DrainThree people were arrested after allegedly pouring an entire tank of raw sewage - approximately 50 gallons - from a recreational vehicle into a storm drain on Saturday night.
San Jose Service To Pick Up Illegally Dumped Trash Getting AbusedCrews in San Jose are getting overwhelmed by requests to clean up illegally dumped trash, city officials said Tuesday.
Non-Profit Gets East Oakland Neighborhood Residents Involved In Clean-UpVolunteers on Monday were making a concerted effort to clean up trash in an East Oakland neighborhood that has been plagued with illegal dumping.
Illegal Dumping Plagues Russian River Residents Still Cleaning Up After FloodingAs if they didn't have enough to contend with, neighbors who are still cleaning up from the recent flooding at Russian River, now have to deal with illegal dumping by outsiders.
Oakland Hosts 'Bulky Block Parties' To Discourage Illegal DumpingSeveral big block party are being planned in the East Bay for the coming weeks and the only thing residents are required to bring is their big trash items.
Illegal Dumping Piling Up In East Palo Alto StreetsFrustrated by years of failed efforts, East Palo Alto officials are turning to a campaign of public shaming to halt the illegal dumping of junk in the city's streets and parks.