Lake Tahoe Divers Find Diamond Ring, Possible Shipwreck — And 25,000 Pounds Of TrashThey found no trace of a mythical sea monster, no sign of mobsters in cement shoes or long-lost treasure chests. But scuba divers who spent a year cleaning up Lake Tahoe's entire 72-mile shoreline have come away with what they hope will prove much more valuable: tons and tons of trash.
Sacramento’s Solid Waste Fees Going Up Due To New State Composting MandateSacramentans will be seeing an increase in their solid waste disposal rates after the city council approved a new plan.
'It’s Irresponsible': Harsher Punishments For Illegal Dumping In San Joaquin CountyJail time for illegal trash dumping in San Joaquin County could be on the horizon for drivers.
Illegal Dumping Laws Not Being Enforced Along Tuolumne River As Trash Piles UpAs trash piles up along the Tuolumne River in Stanislaus County, it seems like nobody knows who's in charge of enforcing illegal dumping laws in the area.
Man Accused Of Dumping Raw Sewage Near Creek In Sierra CountyA Livermore man is facing a felony charge for allegedly dumping sewage from his trailer into a creek in Sierra County.
Abandoned Campfires And Trash Left In Stanislaus National ForestForest officials are reminding people to get rid of their trash properly and to not leave campfires unattended.
Recycling Plants Looking Toward Stricter Recycling StandardsGrowing demand for recycling could mean more responsibility from residents.
Burned Out Cars, Chemicals Dumped: Placer County Private Pasture Being TrashedIllegal roadside dumping has been a big problem in one area of rural Placer County and now officials there are turning to social media to help reverse the trend.
There's A Good Chance Your Holiday Returns Will End Up In A LandfillNot only are these returns environmentally unfriendly, but they are costing retailers a fortune.
Navy: 2 Sailors To Blame For Trash Washing Up On BeachesThe U.S. Navy says two Virginia-based sailors threw compacted trash off their ship.
Self-Proclaimed 'Butt Lady' Bringing About Change In AuburnThey throw them down and she picks them up, by the tens of thousands. One woman roams the streets of Auburn trying to rid that city of discarded cigarettes.
Sacramento Business Owner Fed Up With Illegal DumpingA Sacramento man is fed up with people trashing the outside of his business. He says they're using his back parking lot as their personal dump and it's costing him a fortune.
City Considering New Plan To End Trash Ongoing Trash Dumping ProblemTurning in your neighbor over their illegally piled up trash could make for a big payday. The mess on one city councilman's block is so bad, he's got city hall putting a spotlight on it.
Sacramento City Removes Trash Piling Up In Park After Senior Citizen Calls CBS13A stinky mess that was piling up in a Sacramento neighborhood is a thing of the past, thanks to the persistence of a senior.
Sacramento Senior Fed Up After Request For City To Remove Trash Goes UnansweredGarbage piled up near Eula Jones' home, bringing unbearable smells with it. When she contacted the city of Sacramento, they told her to call someone else. So she called CBS13 for help.