Disabled

Alisa Rosillo of Concord taking care of her sons. (CBS)

East Bay Mom Hopes Her Bill Will Improve Access For Her Wheelchair-Bound Sons

Twenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, an East Bay mom is hoping to fine-tune the law so people with disabilities truly have equal access.

03/24/2015

Waking Adrian Bailey (Los Gatos Police Dept.)

Former South Bay Youth Counselor Faces Life In Prison For Molesting Troubled, Disabled Kids

A 36-year-old man faces a life sentence following his conviction for sexually abusing four children while serving as a counselor for troubled and disabled youths in Los Gatos and San Jose from 2007 to 2011, a prosecutor said Friday.

03/06/2015

Bomb Squad

Bomb Squad Disables Explosive Device Found On Brentwood Street

A bomb squad disabled an explosive device found on the street in Brentwood Wednesday morning, police said.

02/04/2015

A San Francisco Muni bus makes its way down Market street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Votes To Give Free Muni Rides To Disabled, Low-Income Seniors

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to moderate-income seniors, many who live with fixed incomes and struggle to afford public transportation as the cost of living in the city increases.

01/20/2015

Tai Lam

Brutal Beating Of Disabled, Sleeping Homeless Man In SF Was A ‘Thrill Kill’

The suspects who attacked the Tai Lam were not looking for money. In fact, Lam had $1000 with him when his body was found.

12/04/2014

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

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