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Handicap parking, disabled parking,

San Francisco Mom, Son Sentenced To Serve Disabled Community For Disabled Parking Fraud

A San Francisco mother and her grown son were each sentenced to three years felony probation and 1,000 hours of service assisting the disabled community after they pleaded guilty to felony forgery in a fraudulent disabled placard scheme, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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More SF Landlords Evicting Tenants Without Any Evidence, According To New Housing Report

A new report shows a rising trend of San Francisco landlords evicting tenants for alleged nuisances that include cooking late at night and parking a car outside of the lines.

09/05/2014

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Muni Fares To Increase First Time In 5 Years Starting September 1st

For the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco’s Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.

08/06/2014

Sydney Bridgeland was born without one of her hands, but hopes to eventually become a police officer someday. (CBS)

Girl Missing Hand Gets To Live Dream Of Becoming Police Officer In Hayward

A six-year-old girl missing one hand received a chance to live her dream of being a police officer on Wednesday. The opportunity stemmed from a chance encounter with two East Bay officers.

07/16/2014

Handicap parking, disabled parking,

Phil Matier: D.A. Issues Warning To San Franciscans Who Abuse Disabled Parking Placards

An anonymous tip to the DMV has lead to the arrest of three people in San Francisco on charges including; fraud, perjury and burglary for their use of disabled parking placards.

07/15/2014

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescues Boater From Disabled Vessel During Race To Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a mariner in a sailboat race to Hawaii whose vessel became disabled early Sunday and towed his boat into Monterey Harbor Tuesday morning, the Coast Guard reported.

07/01/2014

Police Sirens

Vallejo Caregiver Who Sexually Assaulted Disabled Adult Among 104 Fugitives US Marshals Arrested In 2 Weeks

The U.S. Marshals in the Northern and Eastern District of California arrested a caregiver who assaulted a person in a wheelchair along with a hundred other violent fugitives from throughout the region during a two-week operation.

07/01/2014

Disabled woman loads groceries into her car, parked in a disabled parking spot.

San Francisco May Elimate Free Disabled Parking Due To Abuse Of Blue Placards

Abuse of the placards by able-bodied people is making it hard for handicapped drivers to find parking.

06/21/2014

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

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera answers questions from the media in front of the California Supreme court building March 4, 2008 in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Landlords Sued For Evicting Tenants And Re-Renting San Francisco Properties To Tourists

San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed two lawsuits against landlords he believes illegally rented properties to tourists after evicting long-time tenants, two of which are disabled.

04/23/2014

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