I must be missing something. Is San Diego the only major municipality in California that does not charge anything for trash pickup? The city of San Diego should charge an equitable fee for the essential service of trash pickup at single family homes. If there is a law in the way, then maybe it’s time to review that law.

James Beyster lives in San Diego.

(Editor’s note: Watch our San Diego Explained from last year on the debate on trash pickup.)

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