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Handicap parking, disabled parking,

San Francisco Disabled Parking Placards Cost City $22.7 Million Last Year

A new report finds the use and abuse of disabled parking placards in San Francisco cost the city $22.7 million in lost meter money last year.

11/17/2014

A child wears a princess costume from the film 'Frozen' (Keston Ott-dahl)

Antioch Mom’s Petition Demanding Disney Include Down Syndrome Princess In Film Nears Goal

An Antioch couple says a little more diversity in popular culture could go a long way to prevent the bullying of children with disabilities, and they’re calling on Disney to make a change.

11/10/2014

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Woman Escapes In Wheelchair She Allegedly Stole From Man At SF’s UN Plaza

A woman rode away in a wheelchair she stole from 65-year-old man in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza on Thursday evening.

10/03/2014

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

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