Aaron Henderson Polk County worker crushed to death using porta potty

Aaron Henderson Winter Haven, Florida man crushed to death by bulldozer using porta potty at Polk County landfill. Image of victim via social media. Aaron Henderson Winter Haven, Florida man crushed to death by bulldozer using porta potty at Polk County landfill. Image via social media. Aaron Henderson Polk County contract worker crushed to death […]

Sonoma County allows portable toilets at Joe Rodota Trail homeless camp in Santa Rosa

A week after an explosive meeting at the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors over the growing homeless camp along the Joe Rodota Trail in west Santa Rosa, portable toilets and hand-washing stations are now in place for the camp residents, a step activists urged in banners and comments at last week’s meeting. Officials and activists […]

Homemade Pipe Bomb in Porta Potty Lands Teen in Jail – NBC Bay Area

Petaluma police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of detonating a pipe bomb in a portable bathroom at Lucchesi Park on Saturday. An 18-year-old man walking in the area suffered wounds to his back when shrapnel blew through the walls and roof of the portable toilet around 10:40 p.m. He was taken to Santa […]

Your Guide to the 2024 San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with San Francisco’s dazzling Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday, Feb. 24, with comedian and actor Awkafina as the Grand Marshall and a new dragon arriving in the city from China. Harlan Wong — this year’s parade director — calls the Year of the Dragon the most “powerful sign” […]

San Francisco Official Charged With Corruption in FBI Probe – NBC Bay Area

A top San Francisco public official and go-to bureaucrat to mayors over two decades was charged with public corruption Tuesday, upending City Hall as elected leaders scrambled to reassure the public that bribery and kickbacks would not be tolerated. The complaint unsealed against San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru and longtime restaurateur Nick Bovis […]

Bathrooms at Gasparilla 2024: Where you can find them

There will be plenty of restrooms available, as long as you don’t mind porta potties. TAMPA, Fla. — Picture this: You’re eating, drinking and being merry during the Gasparilla Pirate Festival when suddenly, it hits you — you need to use the little pirates’ room.  But finding a bathroom during the festivities to “let loose […]

PHOTOS: Bay Area is among 10 finalists for ‘America’s Best Restroom’

(NEXSTAR) – If you can hold it for a little while longer, there’s a really nice bathroom just a few hours from where you live. Cintas is currently accepting votes for its America’s Best Restroom Contest, an annual celebration of the cleanest, most captivating facilities in the country. This year, the top 10 finalists include […]

Windy day sends porta-potties flying through the air

Intense gusts of wind in a Colorado city sent two porta-potties careening into the air, spraying liquid onto people running and huddling for cover below. The original video, posted by Gabriel Flores to Facebook Monday, shows debris whirling through the air as people attempt to flee from the soaring commodes. It amassed over one million […]

If You Build It, They Will Go: Sparkling New Street Toilet Arrives in the Mission

Leaving the 16th and Mission BART Station around noon Tuesday, I encountered a small crew setting up portable toilets that had just been towed to a parking spot on a trailer. What’s the deal? They’re part of a city Department of Public Works program, run under contract with the San Francisco Clean City Coalition, to […]