Officials Shut Down Portion Of Ortega Highway After Big Rig Truck OverturnsOfficials Monday closed a portion of Ortega Highway after a big rig truck overturned on the freeway.
LA Mayor Launches Clean Streets InitiativeThe mayor of Los Angeles is talking trash — and how to get rid of it.
City Council To Debate Plan To Assign Cleanliness Ratings To LA StreetsHow dirty is the city of Los Angeles?
Police Comb Through Trash Pile After False Report Of Body In Garbage TruckA false report about a man reportedly trapped inside a trash truck in downtown Los Angeles caused some traffic tie-ups Friday morning, authorities said.
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.
Abandoned Newborn Girl Found Dead In Corona DumpsterPolice discovered the body of a dead newborn girl in a dumpster after the mother led them to the location.
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.
City Hall Committee Moves To Regulate Illegally Placed Dumpsters, PODSLawmakers at City Hall were set Wednesday to talk trash.
Trash Truck Drivers Poised For $26M Payout Over No-Naps LawsuitThe Los Angeles City Council has reportedly approved a $26 million settlement stemming from a lawsuit over break rules for city trash truck drivers.
Cleanup Effort Underway After Rains Push Trash, Runoff To BeachesVolunteers were on the beaches in Santa Monica and Playa del Rey Thursday as part of a cleanup effort following Wednesday's storm.
Autopsy To Be Performed On Newborn Boy Found In South El Monte Trash BinAn autopsy will be performed on the body of a newborn boy who was found dead in a trash bin Thursday afternoon, officials said Friday.