A $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.
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.
Authorities believe they have identified a young mother whose newborn was found dead Thursday evening in a South El Monte pile of garbage.
An elderly woman was killed after being hit by a garbage truck near downtown Los Angeles, police said Monday.
Californians reduced the amount of trash sent to landfills to a record low last year.
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 Garbage
A 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.
A 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.