Woman Whose Body Was Found in East Bay Landfill IdentifiedThe body of 23-year-old Karina Banta of Hayward was found Monday afternoon at a landfill on Altamont Pass Road near Livermore. Authorities consider the death suspicious.
Oakland Program Trains Young Garbage Collectors Amid ShortageLike most little boys, Corey Lever liked trucks and his favorite was always the garbage truck.
Boy With Cystic Fibrosis Who Dreams Of Being A Garbage Man Gets His WishThe Make-A-Wish Foundation teamed up with Waste Management to make a dream come true for a very sick little boy.
Recycling Crews Strike In San Leandro, OaklandRecycling workers at the Waste Management walked off the job in the East Bay Friday.
Oakland Mayor, Garbage Companies Reach DealA tentative agreement has been reached to settle a dispute over the city of Oakland's garbage contract.
Controversy Grows Over Signature Drive Using 'Bullying' Tactics To Overturn Oakland Garbage ContractThe controversy over the push to overturn Oakland’s $1 billion garbage contract is growing, with signature gatherers accused of missing the facts.
Oakland Accuses Waste Management Of Dirty Tricks In Campaign To Overturn New Garbage ContractAfter Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. Officials are accusing Waste Management of dirty tricks as they attempt to gather signatures.
Waste Management Sues Oakland Over $1 Billion Trash ContractThe nation's largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.
Garbage Truck Driver Trapped After Crashing Into Utility Pole In San LeandroA garbage truck driver was trapped in the truck after crashing into a utility pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning in San Leandro
Oakland Garbage Rates Could Jump 50 Percent Under New Contract A new garbage contract could cause sticker shock for Oakland residents. The city is recommending the council approve a new contract with Waste Management that would increase fees by 50 percent.
Alameda County Recycling Workers Walk Out Over Wages, Working ConditionsRecycling workers at a Waste Management facility in San Leandro walked off the job Tuesday to protest what they say are low wages and dangerous working conditions.
Alameda County Waste Management Workers Stage Brief StrikeHundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.
Bulldozer Kills San Leandro Recycling Plant WorkerAn employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.
San Francisco Garbage Contract Trashed At City HearingThe trash talk came from near and far Wednesday as the supervisors debated who should collect the city’s garbage, and whether it should be shipped all the way to Yuba County.