EPA Issues Violation Notice To San Francisco Over Needles, Human WasteThe Trump administration ratcheted up its feud with California on Wednesday as the Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice accusing San Francisco of violating the federal Clean Water Act.
Santa Cruz Leaders Seek Fix For Thousands Of Needles, Syringes Littering CityOn Tuesday, Santa Cruz city council members will discuss whether to install four additional syringe disposal kiosks in the county in response to finding thousands of needles left in public places.
San Francisco Sandwich Shop Menu Offers Pointed Criticism Of City's Needle PolicyA San Francisco sandwich shop had a pointed message about the city's drug addiction problem, printed at the bottom of its menu.
Napa Couple Arrested After Baby Found In Car Near Heroin, Uncapped NeedlesA Napa couple was arrested Wednesday night after being found in possession of drugs and needles within reach of a 1-year-old child.
HIV On The Rise In San Jose Homeless Encampment Known As ‘The Jungle’ "The Jungle" has been described as one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation. Santa Clara County health officials say it’s become a breeding ground for sexually transmitted diseases.
Phil Matier: Expiring Law Sets Up New Needle Giveaway Battle In CaliforniaIt's long been a public health debate about whether it's good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.
Used Hypodermic Needles Spilled Onto El Sobrante StreetA roadway in El Sobrante is closed Tuesday morning as crews work to clean up dozens of used hypodermic needles that spilled onto the street, according to the California Highway Patrol.