Residents in Alhambra, San Gabriel and Rosemead report that they have been disturbed by the sound of people rummaging through their garbage the night before the arrival of trash trucks. Alhambra Mayor Stephen Sham told the World Journal that there are policies that prohibit garbage-picking but they haven't been strictly enforced. According to Sham, these kinds of reports have increased significantly in the past few months.
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