Oakland Launches New Free Disposal Program To Curb Nonstop Illegal Dumping - 'We Need To Keep The City Clean'Oakland is trying yet another solution to its longstanding problem with illegal dumping. The latest move is asking residents to dump their trash, legally, in San Leandro.
Oakland's Bulky Trash Party Targets Illegal Dumping On City StreetsIt is no secret that California has a significant trash problem. On Saturday, the city of Oakland held an event that looked like one large piece of a solution.
Oakland Resumes 'Bulky Block Party' Trash Disposal Events To Stem Illegal DumpingAfter a year of shutdowns and amid a rise in illegal dumping, city officials in Oakland are resuming monthly "Bulky Block Party" events for residents to legally dispose of large items.
San Jose May Raise Illegal Dumping Fines To $10,000 Per Offense - 'A No-Nonsense Approach'A member of the San Jose City Council is calling for a sharp rise in illegal dumping fines to respond to a growing problem throughout the city.
Dozens Cited, Arrests Made, 50+ Vehicles Recovered In East Oakland Illegal Dumping CrackdownDozens of citations were issued, three people were arrested and more than 50 vehicles were taken off the streets of East Oakland following an illegal dumping crackdown over the weekend.
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.