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Sanitation issues lead to unrest in the City of Milpitas

Sanitation issues lead to unrest in the City of Milpitas
February 7, 2018

Emotions ran high on Jan. 16 during the Milpitas City Council meeting as more than 10 residents waited over three hours to voice their approval and disapproval to councilmembers about the newly contracted...

Kali Persall

Kali Persall
August 27, 2017

The garbage revolution The warm water, palm trees and crystal-white sand of the Santa Maria beach were everything I pictured when I used to think of Cuba, a picturesque island in the Caribbean. However,...

Illegal dumping plagues Oakland

Illegal dumping plagues Oakland
August 10, 2017

Illegal dumping has become a visible problem in Oakland, California. It is all too typical to pass by a pile of trash on a street corner. The city’s Public Works department eventually cleans up the area,...

Cuba opens American eyes

Cuba opens American eyes
July 19, 2017

The warm water, palm trees and crystal-white sand of the Santa Maria beach were everything I pictured when I used to think of Cuba, a picturesque island in the Caribbean. However, over the past four days,...

Hayward garbage rates increase

Hayward garbage rates increase
January 8, 2015

The city of Hayward garbage rates will increase as much as 10 percent by March 1. The previous seven-year agreement between the city and Waste Management expired on May 31, 2014. The first rate increase...

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