Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves LivesA Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.
3-Legged Dog Gets High-Tech 3-D Leg Designed By UC Davis StudentsOn 3 legs, Hobbes was as rough and tumble as the next guy. Soon, this little terrier will be running about on 3 legs plus a brand new 3-D prosthetic limb, thanks to a group of scholars at UC Davis and a Sacramento library.
Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.
Livermore Marine Injured In Afghanistan Gets Hero’s WelcomeMarine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.
Double Amputee Vietnam Vet Injured In Hayward Arson FireA double amputee was hospitalized after a fire at a home in unincorporated Hayward Thursday night that is being treated as an arson case, an Alameda County deputy fire chief said Friday.