$20,000 Price Tag Of San Francisco Trash Can Prototypes Stuns Residents, City LeadersSan Francisco's Department of Public Works wants to replace 3,000 existing green trash cans with bigger and better-looking ones. The prototype being considered will cost taxpayers about $20,000 per can.
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.
Hayward Couple Told to Clean Up Trash Left at Homeless Camp Near PropertyA couple living in Hayward claims the city wants them to clean up a mess near their property that they say shouldn't be their responsibility.
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.
COVID In Oakland: Pandemic Sending Additional Trash Into Bay Area WaterwaysThe Bay Area received its first significant rainfall in months this week. While early rains often wash a lot of debris into San Francisco Bay, COVID is introducing additional unusual trash to the water.
South Bay Flood Control Crews Work To Clear Debris From Guadalupe RiverCrews in the South Bay are working to clear trash from the Guadalupe River ahead of the rainy season, but the coronavirus pandemic is impacting efforts.
City Of Berkeley Hauls 35 Tons Of Trash, Debris From Homeless Encampments Along I-80Encampments along the Interstate 80 corridor have grown in size over the last few months. Now, the City of Berkeley is taking action to clean up what it calls an immediate health and safety hazard.
'I Am Sick Of It' – Leaders Get Earful From Downtown San Jose Neighbors Near I-280 Rat InfestationA rat-infested downtown San Jose neighborhood is getting attention from city and state leaders.
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.
SJ Considers Creating $3 Million Fund To Clean Up Increasing Trash, Blight On City StreetsSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and several councilmembers on Monday announced a proposal for $3 million in extra funding to address an increase in trash and blight in the city's streets.
'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.
Tahoe Residents Fed Up With Tourists, Trash-Littered Beaches; Protest PlannedSouth Lake Tahoe residents fed up with the trash-littered beaches and the constant stream of tourists flowing into Lake Tahoe despite the pandemic plan to protest this weekend to demand officials do more to handle the influx of visitors.
San Jose Residents Organizing Freeway Trash CleanupSome residents and business owners are fed up with Caltrans and the city of San Jose over the lack of trash cleanup and maintenance of freeway landscaping.
Officials Push To Improve Image Of San Jose's Guadalupe River ParkGuadalupe River Park in downtown San Jose was once considered a showplace of the city's park system, but it has deteriorated to become a place most residents avoid.
Coronavirus Update: Trash Collectors Say Residential Waste Pickups Larger During Shelter In PlaceBay Area trash and recycling companies are seeing dramatic shifts in residential and commercial collections as a result of efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus with shelter in place orders.