Disabled

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

(CBS)

Santa Rosa Man Accused Of Embezzling $400K From Disabled Clients

A Santa Rosa man suspected of embezzling nearly $400,000 in Social Security funds from dozens of developmentally disabled clients is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.

02/18/2014

Authorities believe the man in a surveillance photo robbed took $20,000 in cash from a handicapped woman at the Hong Kong Buffet in Fremont on June 24, 2013. He was last seen driving a black BMW sedan. (Fremont Police)

$20K Snatched From Mentally Disabled Woman At Fremont Restaurant

A bag holding $20,000 in cash was snatched from a woman eating lunch at a Fremont restaurant earlier this week, police said.

06/29/2013

Handicap parking, disabled parking,

Committee Suggests Series Of Changes To SF Disabled Parking Policy

People with disabled placards that allow them to park at certain street spaces in San Francisco for free soon could have to feed parking meters like everyone else.

05/21/2013

23-year-old Matthew Tilford walks with the help of robotic legs made by Ekso Bionics of Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Firm Develops Bionic Legs To Help Paralyzed Walk

An East Bay firm is providing hope to people who are physically unable to walk, by developing robotic legs.

09/15/2012

School Bus

East Bay School Bus Drivers Consider Joining Union

School bus drivers trying to unionize in Livermore and Hayward have questioned the safety record and working conditions on vehicles that transport special needs children.

01/26/2012

wheelchair

Santa Clara Woman Astounded By Outpouring Of Generosity After Wheelchair Stolen

The generosity of a South bay man has made a disabled Santa Clara woman’s Christmas a very merry one.

12/23/2011

Kathy Jo Swift of Santa Clara is forced to use a regular wheelchair after her $4,000 power wheelchair was stolen from her apartment complex on December 17, 2011. (CBS)

Power Wheelchair Stolen From Santa Clara Woman

A South Bay woman is making an emotional plea after a piece of her independence was stolen. While police are searching for her power wheelchair, they said it will be hard to find.

12/23/2011

San Francisco City Hall

Phil Matier: San Francisco City Hall’s $500K Wheelchair Ramp

As home improvements go, it has to be one for the books. The installation of 10-foot long wheelchair ramp in San Francisco City Hall wound up costing taxpayers $567,735.

10/17/2011

A Taco Bell restaurant. (AP)

SF Judge Rules Taco Bell Violated Laws Against Disabled Discrimination

A federal judge has ruled that Taco Bell violated federal and California laws protecting the disabled from discrimination.

10/07/2011

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