A false report about a man reportedly trapped inside a trash truck in downtown Los Angeles caused some traffic tie-ups Friday morning, authorities said.
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.
The 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.
Police discovered the body of a dead newborn girl in a dumpster after the mother led them to the location.
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.
Lawmakers at City Hall were set Wednesday to talk trash.
The Los Angeles City Council has reportedly approved a $26 million settlement stemming from a lawsuit over break rules for city trash truck drivers.
Volunteers were on the beaches in Santa Monica and Playa del Rey Thursday as part of a cleanup effort following Wednesday’s storm.
An autopsy will be performed on the body of a newborn boy who was found dead in a trash bin Thursday afternoon, officials said Friday.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives Friday were investigating the discovery of a man’s body at a waste processing facility in the city of La Puente.
Californians reduced the amount of trash sent to landfills to a record low last year.
It’s a common sight on the nation’s beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
Two men faced misdemeanor charges Tuesday after they were caught on video illegally dumping waste in El Sereno, city officials said.
An Altadena resident was unharmed Friday after she found a bear in the kitchen of her home near the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley.
Banks and government offices including courts, libraries and the post office are all closed Monday in observance of the holiday.