'CleanStat' Program Aims To Clean Up LA's Dirtiest StreetsFour percent of Los Angeles city's blocks are considered dirty, filled with loose trash or piles from illegal dumping, and need immediate cleaning.
Best Fall 2015 Outdoor Concerts In Los AngelesLos Angeles is home to many outdoor concert venues and even though the season is coming to a close you can still catch some pretty great shows.
Researcher Compares Garbage Patch In Pacific Ocean To Floating 'Landfill'A massive patch of garbage floating in the ocean between California and Hawaii continues to grow and have an adverse impact on the ecosystem, researchers announced Friday.
Family Outraged School Had Students With Special Needs Dig Through Trash For RecyclablesThe family of a special needs student in Jurupa Valley is furious that his school had him and his classmates rummage through the trash for recyclables.
LA's $430 Million Trash Train On Hold In Favor Of Local DumpsA $430 million railway system intended to haul garbage to a desert landfill is at a standstill because Los Angeles County sanitation officials say it's cheaper to use local dumps.
City Council OKs 'Zero Waste' Policy To Overhaul Trash Collection Angelenos could see some changes to the way trash is collected after the City Council voted Tuesday to start implementing a new way of handling trash pick-ups at businesses, apartments and condominiums.
Officials Believe They've Identified Mother Of Newborn Found Dead In TrashAuthorities believe they have identified a young mother whose newborn was found dead Thursday evening in a South El Monte pile of garbage.
Police: Woman, 87, Killed By Garbage Truck Near Lincoln HeightsAn elderly woman was killed after being hit by a garbage truck near downtown Los Angeles, police said Monday.
California Reduced Trash To Record Low In 2012Californians reduced the amount of trash sent to landfills to a record low last year.
3 Bears Spotted Rummaging Through Trash Cans In Monrovia Three bears were spotted overnight rifling through trash in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Murrieta Mom, 41, Charged With Child Endangerment After Daughter, 12, Is Found Naked, Eating GarbageA Southern California teacher's aide has been charged with child endangerment after her naked 12-year-old daughter was found wandering the streets and eating garbage.
Mother Claims School Worker Forced Her Child To Eat Food Fished From GarbageA Lake Elsinore mother is irate at what she says her 8-year-old daughter was forced to eat at school – a sandwich fished from the garbage.