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Legally Blind Man Hit, Killed By Freight Train In Oakley

A legally blind man was struck and killed by a freight train in Oakley on Saturday afternoon, a police sergeant said Sunday.

11/30/2014

A man tries out Google Glass.

Google Glass Creates Dangerous Blind Spots, Could Be Dangerous For Driving Says Group Of UCSF Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmologists are warning Google Glass users to watch out for blind spots.

11/05/2014

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Uber Sued Over Allegations Of Discrimination, Harassment Against Blind Riders With Guide Dogs

A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging that it discriminates against blind riders with guide dogs.

09/09/2014

An elderly man was critically injured when he was struck by a truck in San Francisco's Noe Valley neighborhood on Monday night. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Driver Charged In Berkeley Crash That Killed Elderly Professor Was Legally Blind, May Have Been Eating While Driving

A driver accused of hitting an elderly professor in Berkeley in April was legally blind at the time, had no driver license and may have been eating food from a bowl, according to police.

08/06/2014

Guide Dog (Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Questioned Over Claims Drivers Refused To Pick-Up Customers With Guide Dogs

San Francisco regulators and the National Federation of the Blind are looking into claims that drivers are not picking up passengers with service animals.

05/21/2014

Alcatraz Island (Photo credit by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Blind Swimmers Complete Trek From Alcatraz To Aquatic Park In SF Bay

Max Ashton had one goal before heading off to college: swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco.

09/30/2013

Visually Impaired Youth Visit 'Cavalia'

Visually Impaired Youth Visit ‘Cavalia’

The stable tent at ‘Cavalia’ is filled with the sound of horses. Neighing, snorting, foot stomping. The click clacks of their shoes on the cement floor fill the air…

08/19/2012

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Sausalito Street Fight Leaves Man Partially Blind

A man assaulted outside a Sausalito bar on Monday may be permanently blinded in one eye, police said.

07/05/2012

Michael Hingson and his guide dog Roselle

Bay Area 9/11 Survivor Fondly Remembers His Special Hero

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Doug Sovern tells the story of Michael Hingson and his former guide dog Roselle, who saved him from the World Trade Center on 9/11.

09/07/2011

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