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San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell was talking trash in the Castro — five new “smart” garbage bins that prevent people from digging through their contents.
Residents and visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area can celebrate the 49th anniversary of People's Park in Berkeley Sunday.
Residents of a homeless encampment near downtown Antioch are being asked to clear out by Monday.
A man arrested in Redwood City on Monday morning after expressing sexual interest in a toddler pleaded not guilty to felony charges.
Seagulls examined in a new study had stomachs full of glass, metal, and even building materials.
A man was rescued from the compactor of a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Los Altos after becoming stuck inside.
San Francisco’s residential black garbage bins are getting a lot smaller and could soon disappear altogether.
Twice a day, Curtis Reid Henderson scavenges a giant pile of garbage at Recology headquarters to find objects to use in his artwork.
A Sonoma County sheriff's deputy arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly possessing illegal assault rifles after pulling him over for a broken brake light.
A garbage truck traveling north on Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reportedly went up the center divider and crossed into the highway's southbound lanes.
A man is in critical condition after he was rescued from a pile of garbage at a San Francisco recycling center Monday morning.
The waste collection schedule is changing for Thanksgiving in Berkeley.
Police arrested a man after he allegedly tried to rob a Union City pharmacy and take an assortment of prescription pain medication.
It cost $25,000 to clean up 11 tons of garbage in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park after Wednesday's cannabis celebration.
A BART rider assisted in capturing alleged bike thieves at the MacArthur BART station Monday morning after reporting suspicious activity, according to BART officials.
BART officials said at 11 a.m., a customer reported to station agents that it appeared some…
A San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car and a garbage truck collided in the city's Nob Hill neighborhood Wednesday morning.
A Berkeley sanitation worker was killed when he was apparently pinned between a garbage truck and a utility pole.
Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol are teaming up on Wednesday for a combined effort to clean up Bay Area highways.
A's fans took to Twitter to vent their frustrations with the team after Monday night's 11-inning 5-4 loss.
Volunteers removed more than one and a half tons of garbage from around Monterey Bay.
A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year.
Three very young terrier puppies are alive and well after being found in a trash bag Tuesday in Pleasant Hill's Paso Nogal Park.
The South San Francisco Scavenger Company has announced plans to use food scraps to produce fuel for their collection trucks.
Waste Management, the country's largest trash hauler, filed suit alleging the Oakland City Council violated the public trust.
Dolores Park was awash with trash Sunday morning after hosting thousands for the unofficial "420 Day" pot holiday.
Whatever the reason for bringing a piano to Dolores Park last weekend, there is no excuse for leaving it behind.
Like many things in The City, garbage is a process full of politics and intrigue. And it stinks.
A new study has broken the bad news of just how much garbage ends up flowing into the San Francisco Bay each year.