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BART train, station

Wheelchair Access Issues Remain Despite $2M Ramp At Lafayette BART

The recent construction of a wheelchair ramp at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station cost $2 million, but some parts of the station remain inaccessible.

10/04/2011

The NUMMI Factory

Disabled Ex-NUMMI Workers To Get $6 Million Settlement

If the settlement is approved, it will resolve a lawsuit that was filed last year alleging that NUMMI and Toyota Motor Corp. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

A person walking with a cane. (AP)

ConsumerWatch: Home Care Cottages An Option For Elderly, Disabled

Families in Sonoma and Mendocino counties have an option when it comes to caring for elderly or disabled relatives.

KPIX 5–07/18/2011

big rig, Interstate 80, highway

Disabled Wide-Load Big Rig Blocks I-80 Lanes In San Francisco

A disabled big rig and the portable building it was hauling were blocking two lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Train Glitch In San Francisco Prompts Big Delays

BART riders experienced major delays Wednesday afternoon due to a disabled train at the Powell Street station in San Francisco, an agency spokesman said.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

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San Francisco Supervisors Approve Wheelchair Ramp For Chambers

It’s taken years, but the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has finally approved construction of wheelchair ramp in the supervisors’ chambers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/16/2011

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Concord Teens Tease, Attack Disabled Man

A group of teenagers threw rocks at a disabled man and beat him with sticks in Concord on Sunday evening, Concord police Lt. Dave Hughes said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink in San Francisco. (CBS)

Disabled Boy Turned Away From Yerba Buena Center Ice Rink

The parents of a disabled San Francisco boy said they were turned away from the Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center on Saturday because their son uses a wheelchair.

KPIX 5–01/10/2011

Nicholas Geranios (Souith San Francisco Police Dept.)

South San Francisco Man Pleads Not Guilty To Pimping Disabled Girlfriend

A San Mateo County man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sold his mentally disabled girlfriend into prostitution.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

Photo by Susan Decker

AC Transit Considers Outsourcing All Paratransit

KCBS Bob Melrose Reporting AC Transit is considering turning over the operation of all of its paratransit vans for the disabled to an outside contractor, for a savings of $600,000 to $1.1 million a year. […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/17/2010

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